W. Bradford Hu
Chief Risk Officer
W. Bradford Hu is executive vice president and chief risk officer for State Street Corporation, responsible for leading our risk management function globally. He is also a member of our Executive Committee, the company’s most senior strategy and policy-making team.
Before joining us, Brad was chief risk officer and a member of the Executive Management Team for Citigroup. In this role, he managed a global organization of 4,000 professionals overseeing control of credit, market, liquidity, operational, strategic, reputation and enterprise risks for Citigroup and its US$2.3 trillion balance sheet.
During his tenure, Brad led the transformation of Citigroup's risk profile, reducing total portfolio stress losses by 30 percent, which was instrumental in securing credit rating upgrades.
Earlier, Brad served as chief risk officer for Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for managing risks across all of Citi’s businesses in the region’s 17 markets, including Capital Markets, Securities and Transaction Services, Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking, Credit Cards, Mortgage Banking, Personal Lending and Wealth Management.
Prior to joining Citi in 2008, Brad worked at Morgan Stanley for more than 20 years, where he served as chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley Taiwan and held a number of senior leadership roles in the Institutional Equity Division, Global Capital Markets and Investment Banking. He has more than 15 years of experience in Asia, working and living in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Taipei.
Brad is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Global Association of Risk Professionals and serves on the Board of Trustees for The Asia Society and The Museum of American Finance. He is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s School of Science and the Advisory Board for the Amos Tuck School of Business.
Brad earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science with concentration in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1985 and a Master of Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College in 1989, where he was elected Edward Tuck Scholar.