Desta Medhin-Huff

Board member (since June 2016)

Desta Medhin Huff heads the team at MUFG Union Bank (based in California) responsible for Allowance for Credit Losses (ACL) operations, products, technology and data management, related risk & control functions.

Desta has been with Union Bank since 1990 in various capacities including Commercial, SME and Corporate lending, Business Segment Management and Wholesale Credit Risk Modeling.  In addition to managing the development of the bank's wholesale PD, LGD and EAD models, she was responsible for building a state of the art parameter quantification data platform and infrastructure.  In her capacity as the bank's wholesale Credit Data Manager she also oversaw the overall AIRB infrastructure implementation.