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Michael Sullivan

Photo of Michael Sullivan Deputy Comptroller for Risk Analysis

Michael Sullivan is the Deputy Comptroller for Risk Analysis at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

As Deputy Comptroller, Mr. Sullivan provides executive oversight for the three Risk Analysis divisions that provide expertise for the agency on modeling of credit risk, market risk, and enterprise-wide risk. He also serves as a key advisor and technical expert for the OCC Economics Department and to the OCC on practical and policy issues related to the use of quantitative models by banks and the oversight of banks’ risk models by supervisors.

Mr. Sullivan joined the OCC in 1999 as a Financial Economist. He was appointed Deputy Director for Market Risk Modeling in 2004 and Director of the Market Risk Analysis Division in 2008. Before joining the OCC he was an assistant professor at Florida International University in Miami where he taught classes on international finance and risk management. He has published scholarly research on computational finance in several leading journals.

Mr. Sullivan earned a B.A. in economics from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.