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Prasad Palla Head of Wholesale & Markets Risk Control at HSBC


Mr. Palla has been with HSBC since 1996. In 2009, he assumed responsibility as the head of Traded Risk Control, Americas. In 2014, Mr. Palla’s responsibilities expanded to include Wholesale Credit and Market Risk Control. Over the course of his career at HSBC, Mr. Palla has managed implementation of several financial regulations including CCAR, DFA 610, DFA 165e, Swap Dealer, Volcker Rule, IFRS9, CECL and Basel related regulations. Mr. Palla has extensive experience in being a highly effective manager with a proven record and special expertise in obtaining tangible improvements in process efficiency, regulatory compliance, and operational risk management while ensuring the development and implementation of HSBC’s global standards. In addition, he has achieved substantial process improvements resulting in a net increase in team productivity with a net reduction in costs under challenging circumstances.

Prior to joining HSBC, Mr. Palla worked at Goldman Sachs as an analyst. Before to moving to the United States in 1992 for his MBA, he worked for the American Studies Research Center in Hyderabad India, as the Manager of Logistics and Programs. Mr. Palla received an MBA in Finance from Pace University and a Masters in Commerce from Osmania University, India.