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Yvonne Pytlik

Lecturer; CEO and Managing Partner, Regulatory Compliance Consulting

Yvonne is a senior executive and one of industry’s most highly regarded strategists in compliance risk management for financial institutions. She is a Professor at Columbia University teaching their graduate degree in ERM - Strategic Risk Management Program. As a Head of Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management and Strategic Planning at HSBC Global Asset Management and Deutsche Bank AG, Yvonne was responsible for Americas and global compliance risk management across all business lines, including capital markets, investment banking, asset management, and private wealth management. During her 25 years in the industry, Yvonne made numerous significant contributions to a number of Financial Institutions on overall compliance organizations, including the development and implementation of global compliance risk management functions in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific regions. She was also responsible for the development and implementation of HSBC’s and Deutsche Bank’s highly praised Chief Compliance Officer Program Oversight initiatives for the asset management division.

Yvonne was a Lead Senior Consultant in the Advisory and Information Risk Management Practice at KPMG, LLP, where she managed and supervised strategic business/information risk assessment and process reengineering engagements for KPMG clients. Her experience also includes over 10 years in Internal Audit at major financial institutions, with a focus on the asset management and investment management business.

She is also a member of numerous professional risk and compliance organizations, including serving at Risk Management Association – Board of Directors - Executive Committee and Audit Committee since Y2012 and serving at the Board of Directors at Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University.


  • M.B.A., Suffolk University
  • B.S., Management, University of Massachusetts
  • Certified Public Accountant