Ben Gully

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Assistant Superintendent
Risk Support Sector

Ben Gully was appointed Assistant Superintendent of OSFI’s Risk Support Sector in October 2017.

As the head of Risk Support Sector, Mr. Gully oversees the assessment of credit, market and operational risks; corporate governance; risk surveillance and analytics; model risk and approvals; anti-money laundering; and regulatory compliance.

Mr. Gully was most recently Chief Risk Officer at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) where he was responsible for enterprise strategy and risk, performance and quality assurance.

Previously, Mr. Gully spent 15 years at OSFI where he held senior roles with increasing responsibility, including as the head of large bank supervision. He played a lead role in developing OSFI’s supervisory practices in the areas of stress testing, risk management and risk analytics.

Before joining OSFI, he worked at the Bank of England in the area of financial stability.

Mr. Gully holds a Doctorate in economics and a Master of Arts degree (Honours) from the University of St. Andrews, and a Master of Science degree in economics from the University of Glasgow.

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) is an independent agency of the Government of Canada, established in 1987, to protect depositors, policyholders, financial institution creditors and pension plan members, while allowing financial institutions to compete and take reasonable risks.