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Charles Taylor

photo of Charles Taylor, Deputy Comptroller for Capital and Regulatory Policy Deputy Comptroller for Capital and Regulatory Policy

Charles Taylor is Deputy Comptroller for Capital and Regulatory Policy at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

In this role, Mr. Taylor oversees formulation of OCC policy on bank capital issues, including developing policies and regulations to implement revisions to the Basel Capital Accord. He also serves as a key advisor to OCC executive management and the Comptroller on other important regulatory initiatives affecting the banking system, including implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, and various international initiatives. He assumed these duties in September 2011.

Prior to joining the OCC, Mr. Taylor served as Director of the Financial Reform Project at the Pew Charitable Trusts.

From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Taylor was Director, Operational Risk at the Risk Management Association and a member of the association’s leadership team. Before 2002, he was Managing Director Strategy Development at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation in New York and immediately prior to that, head of the global risk management practice at Andersen Consulting. As Executive Director of the Group of Thirty in the first half of the 1990s, he authored several studies, spoke widely, and advised government and industry on issues of public policy and private practice in financial services.

Mr. Taylor started his career at the World Bank in 1973. He has degrees from Oxford and Cambridge in economics and mathematics and from the University of Pennsylvania in business. He is a Fellow at the Financial Institutions Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.