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Chief Compliance Officer
Mark Carawan is the Chief Compliance Officer for Citigroup. Mark is responsible for independent compliance risk management across Citi, reporting to Citi's CEO.
Mark was formerly the Chief Auditor and Managing Director responsible for the Internal Audit (IA) Department. Reporting to the Citigroup Audit Committee Chairman, Mark was responsible for IA's delivery of audit assurance on governance, risk management and control across Citigroup globally to the Board and Executive Management.
Prior to joining Citi, Mark was the Chief Internal Auditor for Barclays Group where he led a major transformation of Barclays Internal Audit. Previously, Mark was Managing Partner responsible for Enterprise-wide Assurance to wholesale financial services institutions at Deloitte (U.K.), where he was engaged in various assignments involving risk management and internal control transformation, particularly as a result of regulatory requirements. Prior to joining Deloitte, Mark was Managing Partner for Andersen's global Privatisation and Emerging Markets practice with responsibility for overseeing business activities in more than 50 non-OECD countries, while also being the lead partner on a number of financial sector restructuring and individual bank rehabilitation assignments around the world.
Mark began his professional career within the London office of Andersen's accountancy practice before moving into consultancy after qualification as a Chartered Accountant. Mark's academic background includes a B.A. from Rutgers University in the U.S. and a Ph.D. from St. Andrews University in the U.K. He has also received the CFIIA, CIA and QIAL qualifications. Mark is on the Board of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, the Board of the global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), is Chairman of the global IIA's Financial Services Guidance Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America.