As the financial services industry evolves with the changing needs of their customers, so must how those institutions look at their risks and adhere to new regulations.

Michael Giarrusso

EY Global Deputy Financial Services Risk Management Leader

Trusted advisor on Risk and Regulatory matters. Champion of D&I initiatives in financial services. Lover of sports and live music. Devoted family man to his wife and two children.

In addition to acting as the EY Global Deputy Financial Services Risk Management Leader, Michael also leads the New England Financial Services Risk Management practice. He heads the Third-Party Risk Management team, advising clients on operating models and supporting them with the execution of third-party risk assessments.

Michael brings over 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, serving banking and capital markets as well as insurance clients in the areas of third-party risk, regulatory change, enterprise risk governance, credit risk and capital management.

An experienced professional in his field of work, he has also run large-scale programs focused on regulatory requirements related to enhanced prudential standards as well as the establishment of enterprise program management capabilities.

Michael holds a BS in Accounting from Villanova University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

How Michael is building a better working world 

“I define my purposes as ‘providing others with the opportunity to invest in themselves’ — with the key word being ‘opportunity.’ I am constantly looking for the chance for people on my team to step up and rise to a challenge, stretching themselves beyond what they thought was possible. I live this purpose every day — not only with my client engagements, but also with internal initiatives.”

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