Scott Anderson is a lead econometric modeler for RiskSpan leading a range of model builds and model validation efforts for clients. Scott has a background in financial markets research, credit modeling and forecasting and data analysis. Scott has worked extensively with Reverse Mortgage models and designed the quarterly NRMLA Reverse Mortgage Market Index.
Prior to joining RiskSpan, Scott was a financial manager in Capital One’s Strategic Finance Group, which reported to the CFO and evaluated the firm’s business line performances and strategic options from a risk and market perspective. Scott’s primary role was to benchmark competitors’ performance and identify relationships between shareholder value creation and financial and risk metrics. In this vein, he found empirical evidence to lead the design and implementation of a system of differential discount rates that captured the equity market’s perspective on the risks associated with Capital One’s different businesses. He also worked with the Economic Capital Group to allocate equity across businesses and asset classes according to their credit and strategic risk. Prior to working for Capital One, Scott was a research associate at the Urban Institute, where he used SAS programming in the analysis and cleansing of large data sets.
Scott holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in Economics from Princeton University.