Mark Pocock is a Financial Economist in the Enterprise Risk Analysis Division (ERAD) within the Economics department at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
Dr. Pocock assists examiners by providing quantitative support to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 stress testing (DFAST), model risk management and allowance for loan and lease loss (ALLL) examinations. He also plays a role in developing DFAST-related policy and guidance documents and frequently participates in OCC outreach efforts regarding stress testing. His fields of interests include stress testing, ALLL, fair lending, and credit risk.
Prior to working in ERAD, Dr. Pocock worked in the Compliance Risk Analysis Division and provided modeling and quantitative support for fair lending examiners. Outside of the OCC, he was as a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young developing and assessing institutions’ modeling risk management, regulatory compliance, monitoring methods and practices, as well as leading fair lending analytics and testing. He was also a visiting professor at Brigham Young University.
Dr. Pocock holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. in economics from Brigham Young University.