Howard W. Albert
Chief Risk Officer
Howard Albert is Chief Risk Officer for Assured Guaranty Ltd., with responsibility for overseeing the Company’s enterprise risk management. Prior to this, he was Chief Credit Officer of Assured Guaranty Ltd. from 2004 to April 2011. Mr. Albert has over 20 years of experience in credit risk and structured finance. He joined Assured Guaranty in September 1999 as Chief Underwriting Officer of Assured Guaranty Corp.
Prior to joining Assured Guaranty, Mr. Albert spent two years as Senior Vice President with Rothschild Inc. where he structured privately placed asset-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations. He joined Rothschild from Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, where he started and managed its Asset-Backed Securities Group and ultimately became responsible for both its asset-backed securities and international businesses. His career began at The Prudential Insurance Company of America where he underwrote investments in asset-backed securities, corporate loans and project financings.
Mr. Albert has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, a B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.