Mr. Breakspear brings more than 40 years of experience to the Office of
Financial Regulation, having worked in the international banking industry and
management consulting. He most recently served as Executive Vice President and
General Auditor at State Street Corporation in Boston, joining the company in
1995. Previously, he worked as Senior Vice President and Director of Audit and
Corporate Compliance Officer at First Nationwide Bank FSB in San Francisco, Vice
President and Head of Consumer Services Audit at Citicorp/Citibank N.A. in New
York, and as a management consultant at Touche Ross & Company in New York.
Mr. Breakspear is a respected expert on corporate governance, compliance, and
risk management. He is known for his acumen in corporate strategy, for his
effectiveness in guiding audit organizations, and working with regulators
Mr. Breakspear received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a
bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Witwatersrand.