Sohini Chowdhury is a director and senior economist with Moody’s Analytics. She specializes in macroeconomic modeling and forecasting, scenario design and market risk research, with a special focus on stress-testing and CECL/IFRS9 applications. Previously, Sohini led the global team responsible for the Moody’s Analytics market risk forecasts and modeling services while managing custom scenarios projects for major financial institutions worldwide. An experienced speaker, she often presents at client meetings and industry conferences on the macroeconomy, macroeconomic models and forecasts and CECL solutions. Sohini holds a PhD and a master’s degree in economics from Purdue University and a master’s degree in applied statistics from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. She is also a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). Before joining Moody’s Analytics in 2011, she taught economics at the University of Cincinnati.