Jatender Mohal is Senior Manager, Data Management and Linkage at AIFS and is responsible for leading data strategy and the management of the Institute’s large-scale longitudinal research program. Jatender has a background in statistics and expertise in statistical credit risk management, data management and data analytics. At AIFS he drives complex data operations and processes producing data and data-driven products for the Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies team. Effectively working with internal and external stakeholders, policy makers and researchers, he provides balanced advice and recommendations on technical and strategic issues concerning data.
As part of an active management plan to develop and mature data governance capabilities within AIFS, Jatender is responsible for the Institute’s data governance framework, with a focus on improving data discoverability, data visualisation and data management guidelines and policies. He is also AIFS’ specialist on Data Privacy and Protection.
Jatender has led analytics and data management projects across different phases of the data life-cycle. Before joining AIFS, he played an instrumental role in statistics and data management for Growing up in New Zealand, a longitudinal study of NZ Children, at the University of Auckland, scoping, planning, developing and deploying data-driven projects. Previous to this, Jatender was a Senior Credit Risk Analyst in HSBC bank He supported the Retail and Wholesale Credit Risk Management teams with the development, validation and maintenance of a risk weighted assets parameters calculating Regulatory and Economic Capital.