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Gemini Yadav

Lecturer; ERM-Audit Manager, Signature Bank New York

Gemini Yadav is a risk management and Internal Audit professional with over 17 years of progressive experience in the financial services in New York and Tokyo.  Gemini is currently working as an Enterprise Risk Management- Audit Manager at the Signature Bank New York. She contributes to Internal Audit’s risk assessment of the Bank’s risk and business functions, that forms the basis of the annual audit plan.

As a Risk, Treasury and Lending audit manager, she provides assurance to the first line business areas and second line risk functions, and provides leadership, expertise, and mentoring to senior auditors in conducting audits, validate regulatory issues and provides continuous risk monitoring. She is responsible for providing assurance for the Risk functions (Market and Liquidity Risk, Model Risk, Operational Risk, Vendor Risk); business areas such as Credit, Lending, Treasury, Foreign Exchange, Fund Banking; and relevant regulatory requirements.

In her previous role, Gemini worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in an Enterprise Risk Oversight role and as Head of Risk Reporting.  Gemini’s experience includes development and implementation of an enterprise risk management program; risk frameworks standards and best practices; governance and risk infrastructure; conducting risk assessments, risk prioritization, and leading enterprise-wide risk projects. She possesses keen insight and experience with risk assessment, analysis and escalation and reporting to the Board and Management Committee level Risk Committees.  Gemini has experience liaising with the regulators from the Federal Reserve, Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), New York State Dept. Of Financial Services (NYSDFS) amongst others.

Gemini also worked at Lehman Brothers, Neuberger Berman and Barclays Capital as a business analyst and project manager in Asset and Wealth Management across operational risk and portfolio risk analytics processes and systems. Gemini has received several degrees including Master of Philosophy.


  • M.S., New York University
  • M.S., Soka University
  • M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • B.S., Sophia College