Andrew Kuritzkes is an executive vice president and chief risk officer for State Street Corporation, responsible for leading the company’s risk management function globally. He is also a member of State Street’s Management Committee, the company’s most senior strategy and policy-making team.
Prior to joining State Street in 2010, Mr. Kuritzkes was a partner of Oliver Wyman and led the firm’s public policy practice in North America. He joined Oliver, Wyman & Company in 1988, was a managing director in the firm’s London office from 1993 to 1997, and served as vice chairman of Oliver, Wyman & Company globally from 2000 until the firm’s acquisition by MMC in 2003. From 1986 to 1988, he worked as an economist and lawyer for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Mr. Kuritzkes serves as a member of the Financial Research Advisory Committee of the US Treasury’s Office of Financial Research. He is also a member of the Financial Advisory Roundtable of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and serves as a senior advisor to the US Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. Mr. Kuritzkes has consulted on a broad range of strategy, risk management, regulatory and organizational issues for financial institutions, industry associations and regulators globally. He has worked extensively with organizations, at the board and senior executive levels, on developments in risk and finance, including risk, capital, and balance sheet management, risk governance and organization structure, risk-adjusted performance measurement, and the impact of regulation and public policy on corporate strategy.
Mr. Kuritzkes has written and spoken widely on risk, financial structuring and regulatory topics. His articles have appeared in Strategic Finance, Risk, Die Bank, Banking Strategies, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Journal of Risk Finance, Journal of Financial Services Research, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services. He is also the primary author of the section on capital regulation in the US Committee on Capital Markets Regulation’s 2009 Blueprint for Regulatory Reform.
Mr. Kuritzkes holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, a Master of Philosophy degree in economics from Cambridge University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale College.