Michael O’Bryan

Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer


Michael O’Bryan is the Bank’s Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Managing Director of the Financial and Enterprise Risk Department (FER). As CRO, he reports to the Bank’s Board of Directors and works closely with management to identify and assess risks faced by the Bank. As the Managing Director of FER, he leads three teams that oversee enterprise, financial and credit risks.

Mr. O’Bryan joined the Bank in 2015 and was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Internal Audit in January 2017. Previously, he was the Chief Audit Executive of the Canada Post Group of Companies, where he also served as the Director of Security Process and Administration. In March 2018, he became Managing Director and Chief Internal Auditor in the Bank’s Audit Department, a role he held until his current appointment.

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Mr. O’Bryan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Specialization in Accounting) from the University of Ottawa. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certified Fraud Examiner.