Deputy Comptroller for International Banking and Capital Policy and Acting Deputy Comptroller for the Office of the Chief Accountant
Amrit Sekhon is Deputy Comptroller for International Banking and Capital Policy and the Acting Deputy Comptroller for the Office of the Chief Accountant.
In his role as Deputy Comptroller for International Banking and Capital Policy, Mr. Sekhon is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the OCC's engagement on key international banking topics, including representing the agency on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. He is also responsible for providing bank supervision support and developing policy positions in areas related to international banking. One of Mr. Sekhon's other key responsibilities is to oversee formulation of OCC policy on bank capital issues, including developing policies and regulations to implement revisions to the Basel Capital Accord. He serves as a key advisor to OCC executive management and the Comptroller on other important regulatory initiatives, including various international initiatives, affecting the federal banking system.
As the Acting Deputy Comptroller for the Office of the Chief Accountant, Mr. Sekhon overseas the OCC's unit that serves as the authoritative source for bank accounting and financial reporting and that provides accounting counsel to OCC examiners, the banking industry, and the accounting profession. He assumed this role in October 2020.
Mr. Sekhon joined the OCC in 1998 as a risk specialist in the Capital Policy division and has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility.
Mr. Sekhon holds a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.