SENIOR TRANSACTION ADVISOR
Mr. Basu has been involved with structured finance and the financial services industry for over 25 years. Most recently, Mr. Basu established and was the Senior Portfolio Manager for Mizuho Bank's MAI Recovery Fund. Prior to MAI he was Managing Director - Chief Credit Officer for International and Structured Finance at Financial Guaranty Insurance Corporation. He was also previously Managing Director - Head of Consumer Structured Finance at Capital Markets Assurance Corporation and MBIA, its successor. In addition, Mr. Basu served as Area Director - Credit Policy for Citibank's credit card business, and he started his business career as an Internal Consultant on Operations Research and Management Science at the American Express Company.
Mr. Basu has an undergraduate degree in Physics from Delhi University in India and graduate degrees in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Columbia University.