Sandeep Dhadda

Director, Head of Advanced Analytics at Cyber Fraud Prevention, GCB

Citigroup

Sandeep Dhadda has held a range of risk management roles over the 15 years at Citigroup.  As Head of Advanced Analytics for Cyber Fraud Prevention, Sandeep is responsible for the identification and mitigation of third party risk and synthetic ID fraud as well as protecting Citi’s Global Consumer Bank from large scale financial crimes.  Sandeep and his team focus on mining patterns of different existing and emerging MOs for first and third party fraud and in developing mitigation solutions across the customer lifecycle – starting from the application underwriting process through collections capabilities.

Citi’s proprietary mitigation suite of capabilities (Entity Linkage Framework), which was conceived and developed by Sandeep and his team, is a Big Data implementation of network analytics and machine learning models. It has been recognized by several internal and industry forums and won multiple global innovation awards.

Sandeep routinely speaks to key internal Citi stakeholders, regulators and at industry roundtables / forums on the topic of synthetic ID fraud.

Prior to Citi, Sandeep led analytics and modeling services for a boutique consulting firm for over a decade. Sandeep has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and a Masters in Business Management.