Gaurav Vasisht

Senior Vice President and Director, Financial Regulation Initiatives

Gaurav Vasisht joined the Volcker Alliance in April 2014 and serves as a senior vice president and the director of financial regulation initiatives. In this role, Mr. Vasisht oversees all aspects of the Alliance’s work on financial regulatory matters. Prior to joining the Alliance, Mr. Vasisht served as executive deputy superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, heading the agency’s Banking Division. Mr. Vasisht has also served as senior deputy superintendent of insurance, first assistant counsel and assistant counsel to three governors of New York, and assistant attorney general in the Investment Protection Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office.

In his time in government, Mr. Vasisht conducted investigations that led to significant industry-wide reforms, helped develop and author statutes and regulations concerning financial services, and spoke frequently on issues of significance to the financial services industry. Mr. Vasisht’s work has been covered in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times.