Senthil Kumar

Non-executive Board Member

Senthil Kumar, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer - BNY Mellon

Senthil Kumar is Non-executive Board member of BNY Mellon Saudi Financial Company and Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, BNY Mellon. He is a member of BNY Mellon's Executive Committee.


Senthil oversees the firm’s credit risk, operational risk, market risk and compliance functions.


Senthil joined BNY Mellon from Citi where he has held a number of Risk and Business leadership positions. He was most recently Chief Risk Officer of Institutional Clients Group, covering markets and securities business, corporate and investment banking, private banking, as well as treasury and trade business. Senthil previously managed Citi's risk for Financial Institutions and Public Sector, and Alternative Investments. Prior to joining Citi, he worked at Samba Financial Group, Citi's affiliate, as the Head of Market Risk Management and the Head of Alternative Investments.


Senthil holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Madras, India, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a CFA Charter holder.