Chief Risk Officer for the Americas
Brian Gunn is Chief Risk Officer for the Americas, which includes MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation and its primary U.S. banking subsidiary, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Mr. Gunn is responsible for providing strategic direction for risk management for the Americas, including enterprise-wide risk, credit, compliance, and business security for MUFG’s operations in the U.S., Latin America, and Canada. He is also responsible for instituting sustainable risk programs in technology and data governance, continuing the integration of the risk function across the Americas, and meeting regulatory deliverables.
Mr. Gunn has over 25 years of experience in risk management at large financial institutions, which includes Chief Risk Officer positions at Santander Holdings USA, Ally Financial, and GE Money Canada, a subsidiary of GE Capital. During his career, he successfully led risk organizations through complex business transformation efforts, remediation programs to address significant regulatory issues, and enterprise and cultural change initiatives. Prior to joining MUFG, Mr. Gunn served as a Senior Advisor at Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm, and provided strategic counsel to institutional clients in the banking industry on risk and regulatory management issues, including navigating the COVID-19 pandemic across various product classes.
Mr. Gunn holds a B.S. in Finance from Providence College and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business. Additionally, since 2019, he has served as a member of the advisory board of the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC), which is dedicated to improving the mental and behavioral health of children and teenagers through treatment, education, and community support.