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Drew Breakspear
Drew J. Breakspear, Commissioner

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 globally.

Mr. Breakspear received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Witwatersrand.