Mr. Benjamin Borketey, Machine Learning for fraud detection, Global Data Innovation Recognition Award

Mr. Benjamin Borketey at First Citizens Bank, United States

Professional Profile

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Summary of Skills

Over 5 years of experience in Data Analytics, Economic Forecasting, Time Series Modelling, Statistical Modelling, Machine Learning, and Data Management.

Professional Experience

Risk Analyst III, First Citizens Bank, NC
October 2023 to Date

  • Independently validate financial crime models (AML, fraud), probability of default (PD), loss given default (LGD), and exposure at default (EAD) for commercial and industrial portfolios.
  • Provide effective challenges, mitigate model risks, and produce comprehensive validation reports.

Quant Model Analyst, U.S Bank, NC
August 2021-September 2023

  • Perform complex mathematical analysis using statistical methods and machine learning techniques.
  • Build and validate fraud detection models and interpret statistical findings for senior management.

Quant Model Analyst, Flagstar Bank, MI
January 2018-August 2021

  • Validate bank-wide models and prepare reports for senior management and regulators.
  • Analyze large datasets to provide strategic insights.


Purdue University
Post Graduate Program in AI and Machine Learning, August 2022

The University of Akron, Ohio
Master of Arts in Economics, December 2017

University of Cape Coast
Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics, May 2014

Professional Association

  • Association of Data Scientists
  • International Society for Data Science and Analytics (ISDSA)
  • Data Visualization Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Computer Science Society)

Certification Awards

  • Economic Data Analytics Certificate, SAS Institute

Conference Presentation

  • Presented at Global Insight Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2024
  • International Society for Data Science and Analytics, 2024


  • Statistics Essential for Data Science (Simplilearn)
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Python for Data Science (Simplilearn)
  • Data Science with Python (Simplilearn)
  • Machine Learning (Simplilearn)
  • Deep Learning with TensorFlow and Keras (Simplilearn)
  • Advance Deep Learning and Computer Vision (Simplilearn)
  • SAS Certificate in Economics (SAS Institute)
  • Certified Peer Reviewer (Elsevier)

­čôľ Publication Top Noted

  • How hourly wage and the probability of committing a crime (┬áMay 2024).

  • Real-Time Fraud Detection Using Machine Learning. (┬áMay 2024).


Mr. Benjamin Borketey | Machine Learning for fraud detection | Global Data Innovation Recognition Award

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