Brad Carr is the Managing Director of Digital Finance at the Institute of International Finance (IIF), overseeing the IIF’s program on data policy, cloud, machine learning, digital identity, transformation, RegTech and digital currencies. Brad leads the IIF’s collaboration with the OpenID Foundation in the Open Digital Trust initiative, as well as the IIF-Deloitte Realizing the Digital Promise series on the challenges and success factors in digital transformation. He has also driven the IIF’s comprehensive industry research on the adoption of machine learning in credit risk and anti-money laundering, with a focus on explainability, bias, ethical use and supervisory oversight.
Brad previously led the IIF’s advocacy on Basel III, as well as the IIF-ISDA Cumulative Capital Impact study and the IIF RWA Task Force review of banks’ credit risk modelling practices. Prior to his 7 years with the IIF, Brad worked at National Australia Bank for 15 years in credit, portfolio management and as a relationship manager for institutional clients. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia and a Masters in Science & Technology Commercialization from the University of Adelaide.