Senthil Kumar

Chief Risk Officer

Senthil Kumar - BNY Mellon

Senthil Kumar is Chief Risk Officer of BNY Mellon. He is a member of the company’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.