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PHILADELPHIA — The Foreign Policy Research Institute is pleased to announce the election of S.A. Ibraham to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Ibrahim is CEO of Radian Group Inc., based in Philadelphia.
He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Education in New York, the Wharton Graduate Executive Board, the Academy of the University of Pennsylvania, the Inter Faith Youth Core, Chicago, the Philadelphia Anti-Defamation League, the Auburn (Presbyterian) Seminary, New York and the Center of Interreligious Understanding.
Radian is one of the largest private mortgage insurers of U.S. residential mortgages, with a core focus of protecting mortgage lenders from default-related losses. Radian has also provided financial guaranty insurance and currently maintains a sizable insured portfolio of municipal bonds and structured finance transactions. Through its business lines, Radian has managed a total credit exposure in excess of $150 billion.
Under Mr. Ibrahim’s leadership, Radian has emerged, from one of the worst economic and housing related downturns, as a market leader. Since 2007, Radian has doubled its private mortgage insurance market share and written more than $100 billion of high-quality new business.
Prior to joining Radian, Mr. Ibrahim was the CEO of GreenPoint Mortgage Funding based in Novato, California. Under his leadership, GreenPoint Mortgage transformed itself from a small mortgage originator to one of the leading U.S. mortgage originators.
He has served on various boards, including the Fannie Mae National Advisory Board and the Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Governors
Mr. Ibrahim holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BE in Engineering from Osmania University in India.