Meet Our Chief Risk Officer, Vishal Thakkar

May 03, 2023


  • Nearly 20 years of industry risk management experience, including seven years with OCC
  • Previously led OCC’s Enterprise Risk Management function
  • Has also held leadership roles at OCC in Financial Risk Management and Internal Audit


  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems from DePaul University
  • MBA in entrepreneurship from DePaul Driehaus College of Business

Quick Facts:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA®) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and ISACA


“I am thoroughly enjoying my experience at OCC, having served in all three lines of defense over the past seven years. I am pleased to collaborate with the many skilled and passionate individuals at OCC to ensure we maintain a strong and independent risk management framework as the foundation for secure markets.”

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