Managing Director, Head of Policy
Sairah Burki is a Managing Director and Head of Policy at the Structured Finance Association. Sairah develops and leads the strategic response to new policy initiatives on behalf of the structured finance market, including regulatory requirements related to capital and liquidity, the Libor transition, risk retention, the Volcker Rule, marketplace lending, blockchain technology, and disclosure requirements. Sairah also speaks frequently on panels covering a wide range of financial regulations and policy initiatives.
Prior to joining SFA, Sairah was the Director of Treasury Policy Affairs at Capital One, leading the company’s response to policy initiatives with significant capital markets and corporate finance implications. She was also a Director in the Capital Markets team at Capital One, where she managed a team responsible for raising financing via key securitization markets, including auto and credit card asset-backed securities. Sairah previously held positions with Xerox where she ran its derivatives portfolio and share buyback program, UBS Investment Bank, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Sairah holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
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