Gautam is a seasoned risk and compliance professional with more than 16 years of in-house experience in various global and regional roles in the areas of compliance, investigations, risk management, operations, governance, technology and risk assessment in the second line of defense.

Gautam has experience working at major financial institutions in Australia, Brazil, United Kingdom and the United States. Previously, he was with Macquarie Group as managing director, global head of risk surveillance, and chief product owner for risk management, overseeing operations, governance, technology, and strategy.
Prior to joining Macquarie Group, he held similar roles at Citibank and HSBC.

Gautam has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from New York University.

Gautam is a published speaker at various industry forums for risk and compliance topics, with a keen focus on markets compliance, corporate investigations and ESG.