Santander US Chief Risk Officer
Ashwani Aggarwal was named Chief Risk Officer of Santander US and Santander Bank, N.A. in August of 2021. Ashwani joined Santander in June of 2019 and most recently served as Head of Risk Analytics and Chief Model Risk Officer for Santander US and had oversight of Data Management Framework for all Santander US entities.
Ashwani brings nearly 20 years of risk management experience to the Chief Risk Officer role. Prior to joining Santander, he was the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Model Risk Governance & Review at JP Morgan Chase, and previously held risk leadership positions at GE Capital, and Standard & Poor’s.
Ashwani earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology Rourkela, his M.S. in computational mechanics from Lamar University, and an MBA from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business.