Jeff Brown

Partner, Risk and Organizational Effectiveness, Oliver Wyman

Jeff Brown is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Risk and Organizational Effectiveness practices based in Washington, DC. He is a former senior regulator and current advisor to the financial services industry on a wide array of topics including strategy, governance, and risk management.

Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Jeff spent nearly twenty years with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) where he led the development of bank regulatory standards for model validation and model risk management. He founded the Risk Analysis Division, which pioneered the application of modeling expertise in bank examinations, including the regulatory standard for model validation, OCC 2000-16.

As Senior Deputy Comptroller for Economics at the OCC, the highest non-appointed level position in the agency, he led the development and application of bank regulatory standards for Basel II implementation, model risk management, capital regulation, and stress testing. 

Jeff is currently pioneering the next generation of artificial intelligence (AI) in banking and has developed AI-based approaches to financial modelling.

Jeff has a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Iowa.