Raj Gopal

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

Raj Gopal

Raj Gopal

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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Raj Gopal is a Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at Bank of the West, part of the BNP Paribas group. In his role, Raj manages teams responsible for all aspects of Risk Management, including identification, analysis, modeling, reporting and governance for various types of risk, including Credit, Market, Operational & Technology, Model, etc.

At the Bank, Raj participates in/chairs a number of senior management committees, including the Bank's Executive Management Committee, Enterprise Risk Committee, Credit Committee, Allowance for Loan-Lease Losses Committee, Asset-Liability Committee, Capital Planning Committee, IT Steering Committee and Model Risk Management Committee.

Raj has an extensive background in financial services risk and portfolio management having spent 15 years in various Risk Management roles at Wachovia and Wells Fargo before joining Bank of the West in 2010. Raj was born and raised in Malaysia, lived many years in Atlanta, GA before moving to San Francisco, CA in 2009. He has the privilege of serving as a Director on the Boards for the Risk Management Association (RMA) and Bread and Roses Presents (a local non-profit). When not working or sleeping, Raj enjoys singing, playing guitar and bass, working out, reading and playing with his dogs.

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Chief Compliance Officer at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Wealth Management at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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Executive Vice President & General Auditor at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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Executive Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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Director at First American Real Estate Solutions LLC

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Head, International Retail Banking at BNP Paribas SA

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Head, Group Compliance at BNP Paribas SA

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Chairman of Corporate & Institutional Bank, Americas at BNP Paribas SA

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Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California
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Bank of the West operates as a state chartered commercial bank. It offers retail banking, small and medium enterprise banking, pacific rim banking, commercial banking, wealth management, and personal finance. The company was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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