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Stefan Walter Stefan Walter

Principal, Global Bank Supervisory & Regulatory Policy Leader
New York
(Former Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision)×

Stefan Walter, based in EY’s New York office, is responsible for leading the Global Bank Supervisory and Regulatory Policy network. In this role, Mr. Walter shares perspectives on emerging regulatory issues and related business challenges with C-suite client executives within the global financial services industry. His experience includes global bank supervision and regulation, all aspects of Basel III and the evolving global regulatory agenda, supervisory expectations for risk governance and management and financial stability issues.

During his five year tenure as Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, Mr. Walter oversaw the most fundamental transformation of global bank regulation in decades, including the Basel III capital and liquidity reforms. Mr. Walter also was a member of the Financial Stability Board where he helped develop global standards for systemically important financial institutions. Additionally, Mr. Walter spent 15 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), where his work included leading domestic and international bank supervisory and regulatory policy development initiatives and managing FRBNY’s examination teams for market risk, liquidity risk and counterparty credit risk.

Americas
Donald Vangel Donald Vangel

Principal for Banking Supervisory and Regulatory Matters
New York×

Mr. Vangel, based in EY’s New York office, is a Principal for banking supervisory and regulatory matters. Mr. Vangel joined EY in 1997 after a 17-year career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY). His areas of specialization include all aspects of banking regulation and supervision, such as domestic and international supervision, capital markets activities, compliance, risk management and control.

Before joining EY, Mr. Vangel was the Senior Vice President of Bank Supervision at the FRBNY. Highlights of Mr. Vangel’s career at the FRBNY include Senior Vice President, Bank Supervision, where he was responsible for managing the full range of supervisory matters affecting US banking organizations and foreign banks, including applications / authorizations, examinations, off-site surveillance and oversight, and enforcement. Mr. Vangel also served in official positions in the Open Market function, and as the senior officer in charge of financial control and human resources in the Corporate Group.

Americas
Ted Price Ted Price

Regulatory Advisor
New York×

Mr. Price, based in EY’s New York office, is a Regulatory Advisor. Mr. Price served as the Deputy Superintendent of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI), where he was responsible for the supervision of Canada’s approximately 400 federally regulated deposit taking institutions, life insurance, and property and casualty insurance companies. He served on various international fora including the Senior Supervisors Group and the FSB Supervisory Intensity and Effectiveness Working Group. Mr. Price spent 25 years in investment banking where he held various senior executive positions in government finance, fixed income trading and capital markets product development in Toronto and New York.

Asia-Pacific
Keith Pogson Keith Pogson

Managing Partner, Financial Services Risk Advisory
Hong Kong×

Mr. Pogson, a Partner in EY’s Hong Kong office, has more than 20 years of financial services experience, having worked with many regulators and governments in Asia-Pacific on regulatory and market reform initiatives. Mr. Pogson has particular expertise helping companies make acquisitions and developing market entry strategies in Asia-Pacific. He also has extensive due diligence experience in China for banking, asset management and securities clients. Mr. Pogson is the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Asia-Pacific
Philip Rodd Philip Rodd

Partner, Financial Services Risk Advisory
Hong Kong×

Mr. Rodd, based in EY's Hong Kong office, is the risk leader for Hong Kong and China. In his role in the global financial regulatory reform network, Mr. Rodd will share perspectives on regulatory developments in these markets and the challenges facing the financial services industry.

Mr. Rodd’s experience includes assisting clients in regulatory compliance, including establishment of licensed banking or securities operations, gap analyses against regulatory requirements, preparation for regulatory inspections and assessment of compliance effectiveness.

Before joining EY, Mr. Rodd worked in a risk role in the Frankfurt, London and Tokyo offices of a global financial institution.

EMEIA
Marie-Hélène Fortésa Marie-Hélène Fortésa

Executive Director, Financial Services Risk Management Group
Paris×

Ms. Fortésa, based in Paris, is an Executive Director in EY’s Financial Services Risk Management Group. She joined EY in 2011 and currently leads projects involving prudential issues in the supervisory authority of banks.

Before joining EY, Ms. Fortésa worked at the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel (French Prudential Supervisory Authority), Société Générale, the Association Française des Banques (French Banking Association) and INSEE (French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies).

EMEIA
Patricia Jackson Patricia Jackson

Head of Financial Regulatory Advice
London×

Ms. Jackson, based in London, is a Partner in EY’s Financial Services Risk Management Group. She currently leads projects on liquidity, stress testing and bank mergers, as well as a project to retrain supervisors in a major European regulator. She joined EY in 2004.

Ms. Jackson has over 25 years of regulatory/banking experience with clients and as senior official at the Bank of England. She is a member of the leadership team for EMEIA covering capital, stress testing and liquidity. She has managed projects on Basel II/risk for all the major UK and international banks.

Her other projects include the ICAAP, end-to-end RWA calculations, waiver application reviews, stress testing, pillar 2, loss given default, model validation and PD rating system build. She also chaired the Institute for International Finance Group on causes of the credit crunch.

EMEIA
Dr. Thomas Huertas Dr. Thomas F. Huertas

Partner, Financial Services Risk Management
London×

Dr. Huertas is a Partner in EY’s Financial Services Risk Management practice in London. He joined EY in 2012 with over 35 years experience as a regulator, business executive and banker in Europe and North America.

As a regulator, Dr. Huertas served as a member of the Executive Committee at the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA). During his time at the FSA, he was responsible for the prudential and conduct supervision of wholesale firms in the banking, insurance and asset management sectors in the UK. He also led the FSA's work on recovery and resolution, remuneration and the analysis of risks facing the banking sector.

In addition, he served as a member of the Basel Committee and as Alternate Chair of the European Banking Authority. Prior to joining the FSA, he held senior positions at a major global bank in the US and Europe. Dr. Huertas has published extensively on banking and financial issues, including his recent book “Crisis: Cause, Containment and Cure”.

EMEIA
Urs Bischof Urs Bischof

Associate Partner, FSO Risk Advisory Group
Zurich×

Mr. Bischof, based in Zurich, is an Associate Partner in EY’s FSO - Risk Advisory Group. He joined EY in 2012 and currently leads projects on capital management, liquidity risk frameworks, Treasury, Basel III, SIFI-policy, risk governance and reporting, and financial data engineering.

Mr. Bischof has 17 years of experience in the financial industry. Before joining EY, Mr. Bischof was a Member of the Extended Executive Board of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), as head of Risk Management. He was also Chairman of Switzerland’s official national working Group—Basel III implementation in Switzerland. In earlier stages of his career, he has held positions at SIX Telekurs, ECOFIN Data Model Ltd. and Swiss National Bank. Mr. Bischof holds a PhD in Finance and Banking and lectures at the University of Zurich and the University of St. Gallen.

Japan
Hidekatsu Koishihara Hidekatsu Koishihara

Executive Director, Financial Services Risk Advisory
Tokyo ×

Mr. Koishihara is an Executive Director in EY’s Financial Services Advisory Regulatory & Compliance Group. He joined EY in 2011 and focuses on regulatory compliance and risk management advisory services to financial clients in Japan.

Mr. Koishihara joined EY after a 30-year career at Japanese Financial Services Agency (J-FSA) where he held the role of Top Inspector in Inspection Bureau of J-FSA.

Our leaders

Our global financial regulatory reform network is an integral part of our Financial Services practice and enables us to bring unequalled experience and strategic leadership on financial regulation to you.

At the core of the network is an executive team of former senior regulators with extensive international experience, including membership in the Basel Committee. Dr. Thomas Huertas, former Alternate Chair of the European Banking Authority, coordinates the core network team. The core team can in turn draw on the expertise of over 100 EY staff with regulatory experience.

The team drives our strategic outlook on global regulatory themes, including capital, liquidity, recovery and resolution planning, risk governance, conduct and compliance in banking and asset management. Our leadership delivers real-world insights in these areas so you can adapt to the changing regulatory landscape.

Global

Dr. Thomas Huertas

Dr. Thomas F. Huertas
Partner, Financial Services Risk Management

Dr. Huertas is a Partner in EY’s Financial Services Risk Management practice in London. He joined EY in 2012 with over 35 years experience as a regulator, business executive and banker in Europe and North America. Read more

Americas

Donald Vangel

Donald Vangel
Principal for Banking Supervisory and Regulatory Matters

Mr. Vangel, based in EY’s New York office, is a Principal for banking supervisory and regulatory matters. Mr. Vangel joined EY in 1997 after a 17-year career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Read more

Ted Price

Ted Price
Regulatory Advisor

Mr. Price, based in EY’s New York office, is a Regulatory Advisor. Mr. Price served as the Deputy Superintendent of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI), where he was responsible for the supervision of Canada’s approximately 400 federally regulated deposit taking institutions, life insurance, and property and casualty insurance companies. Read more

Asia-Pacific

Keith Pogson

Keith Pogson
Managing Partner, Financial Services Risk Advisory

Mr. Pogson, a Partner in EY’s Hong Kong office, has more than 20 years of financial services experience, having worked with many regulators and governments in Asia-Pacific on regulatory and market reform initiatives. Read more

Philip Rodd

Philip Rodd
Partner, Financial Services Risk Advisory

Mr. Rodd, based in EY's Hong Kong office, is the risk leader for Hong Kong and China. In his role in the global financial regulatory reform network, Mr. Rodd will share perspectives on regulatory developments in these markets and the challenges facing the financial services industry. Read more

EMEIA

Marie-Hélène Fortésa

Marie-Hélène Fortésa
Executive Director, Financial Services Risk Management Group

Ms. Fortésa, based in Paris, is an Executive Director in EY’s Financial Services Risk Management Group. She joined EY in 2011 and currently leads projects involving prudential issues in the supervisory authority of banks. Read more

Patricia Jackson

Patricia Jackson
Head of Financial Regulatory Advice

Ms. Jackson, based in London, is a Partner in EY’s Financial Services Risk Management Group. She currently leads projects on liquidity, stress testing and bank mergers, as well as a project to retrain supervisors in a major European regulator. She joined EY in 2004. Read more

Urs Bischof

Urs Bischof
Associate Partner, FSO Risk Advisory Group

Mr. Bischof, based in Zurich, is an Associate Partner in EY’s FSO - Risk Advisory Group. He joined EY in 2012 and currently leads projects on capital management, liquidity risk frameworks, Treasury, Basel III, SIFI-policy, risk governance and reporting, and financial data engineering. Read more

Japan

Hidekatsu Koishihara

Hidekatsu Koishihara
Executive Director, Financial Services Risk Advisory

Mr. Koishihara is an Executive Director in EY’s Financial Services Advisory Regulatory & Compliance Group. He joined EY in 2011 and focuses on regulatory compliance and risk management advisory services to financial clients in Japan. Read more