Kevin P. Walsh
Deputy Comptroller for Market Risk
Kevin P. Walsh is Deputy Comptroller for Market Risk at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this role, Mr. Walsh directs market risk activities including policy formulation and risk monitoring for trading activities, derivatives, structured products, liquidity, interest rate risk, and asset management. He also serves as co-chair of the OCC’s National Risk Committee and as a principal advisor on systemic risk facing the banking system. He took on this role in January 2014.
Mr. Walsh joined the OCC in 2012 as a capital markets examiner in Large Bank Supervision and served as Group Leader in the Office of the Chief National Bank Examiner’s Financial Market Risk unit before taking on his current duties.
Prior to joining the OCC, Mr. Walsh was the Managing Director for Merchant Data Repository LLC, a start-up company providing solutions for trade reporting, collateral management, and clearing in the derivatives market. His previous positions include Managing Director for Business Development in the Global Markets Group at BNY Mellon, Senior Vice President and Manager for the Derivative Products Group at Mellon Bank, NA, as well as managerial positions with BZW Securities and Smith Barney.
Mr. Walsh earned a master's in business administration from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a bachelor of arts from St. Lawrence University.