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Carlo di Florio

Global Advisory Leader, ACA Group

Carlo di Florio is the Global Advisory Leader at ACA Group. ACA supports over 6,500 clients with advisory, technology, outsourcing and data analytics solutions across 8 key business areas:

1. Regulatory Compliance

2. Cybersecurity and Risk

3. Global Investment Performance

4. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

                                                                             5. Regulatory Technology Solutions

                                                                             6. Outsourced Managed Services

                                                                             7. Distribution of Mutual Funds, ETFs, Private Funds and Commodity Funds; and

                                                                             8. Regulatory hosting into Europe and the UK

Prior to joining ACA in 2019, Carlo served for a decade as a senior regulator, first as the Director of the SEC’s Division of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE, now the Division of Examinations) and then as the Chief Risk and Strategy Officer at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  Prior to joining the SEC in 2010, in the wake of the Financial Crisis, Carlo was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the Financial Services Risk and Regulatory Practice.

Carlo also served as co-President and currently serves as Governor of the Risk Management Association (RMA) NY Chapter.  He also serves on the Regulatory Advisory Committee of the National Association of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) and on the Board of Advisors of the Private Equity CFO Association NY Chapter (PECFOA).  In addition, Carlo serves as a Lecturer at Columbia University, where he teaches Strategic Risk Management.  Carlo has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders in Corporate Governance by the Association of Corporate Directors; one of the Top Trailblazers & Pioneers in Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) by The National Law Journal; and one of the Most Influential People in Finance by Worth Magazine.


  • L.L.M., Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., Penn State University
  • B.A., Tulane University