Adi Agrawal

adi-agrawalAdi Agrawal is Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive at OCC. OCC is the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization.

In this role, Mr. Agrawal is responsible for assuring the effectiveness of OCC’s risk management capabilities and internal control environment. He previously served as First Vice President, Internal Audit. Mr. Agrawal is an internationally recognized and experienced assurance and risk executive with more than 25 years of experience leading information technology, process re-engineering, risk and strategy.

Prior to joining OCC, Mr. Agrawal served as Executive Director, Global Assurance at CME Group, where he was responsible for internal audit operations for trading, clearing, market data, proximity-hosting, technology services and self-regulatory organizations. Before that he served as Executive Director of Enterprise Risk Management at CME Group, reporting to the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board and Executive Management, with responsibility for processes and systems to conduct risk assessments, support risk management decisions and prepare the company’s risk profile. Before joining CME Group, Mr. Agrawal served in a variety of consulting, operations, technology and audit leadership roles at American Express TBS, SDG Corporation, Transamerica Finance Corporation, Aerial Communication and First Chicago NBD Corporation.

Mr. Agrawal earned a Master of Business Administration in Economics, Finance and International Business from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute. He also completed the Executive Certificate Program in Strategic Decisions and Risk Management at Stanford University.

Risk and audit expert on the importance of resiliency

It’s critical that businesses maintain a strong risk management and internal control infrastructure. Adi Agrawal, SVP and Chief Audit Executive at OCC, shares how and why his company uses the “three lines of defense” model. The benefits extend well beyond protecting the company from litigation and reputational harm; in fact, its resiliency is in the best interest of the greater public.

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