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Senthil Kumar Chief Risk Officer for Institutional Clients Group at Citigroup


Senthil assumed the role of ICG Chief Risk Officer in April 2014 where he manages a global organization of over 1,200 employees responsible for risk managing the market and credit risks associated with Citi’s Institutional Clients Group activities.

Senthil has been with Citi since 2004 and most recently was the Global Head of Financial Institutions Risk Management (FIRM) and Public Sector within ICG Risk. Prior to leading FIRM, Senthil managed the Risk team for Citi’s Alternative Investments (including Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Infrastructure and Real Estate). He was also responsible for risk managing Citi’s Strategic Investments, Venture Capital, pension plans and bank owned life insurance portfolios. Senthil has experience representing Citi’s interest on the Board of Portfolio Companies, Advisory Board of 3rd party funds and played an instrumental role in the restructuring and sale of key private equity and hedge fund assets in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Before joining Citi NY, Senthil worked for 11 years at Citi's managed affiliate, the Samba Financial Group, where he began as an Auditor, held the position of Head of Market Risk Management and was the Business Head of Alternative Investments. Senthil holds a BS in Mathematics from University of Madras, is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a CFA Charter holder.

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