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RiskMinds Conduct & Compliance Summit
20 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Michael Silva
former Chief Compliance Officer for Americas at UBS


Mike Silva has over 30 years of experience as a bank regulator, chief compliance officer, law firm partner, and board member. Mike currently serves as Chair of the Board Audit & Compliance Committee of Column N.A., the only nationally chartered bank built to enable developers to create new financial products. Prior to joining the Column board, Mike served for 4 years as the Americas Chief Compliance Officer for UBS, for 2 years as a partner in the financial services regulatory practice of the global law firm DLA Piper, and for 3 years as the Global Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Leader of GE Capital. Prior to joining GE Capital, Mike spent 21 years with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He served in a variety of roles at the NY Fed, including as the lead international lawyer, technical advisor to the Central Bank of Iraq after the coalition invasion, chief of staff to Tim Geithner during the financial crisis, and the lead Fed supervisory officer for Goldman Sachs. Mike is a graduate of Columbia Law School, the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program and the U.S. Naval Academy. Prior to beginning his financial services career, Mike served in the Navy for 6 years as an F-14A Tomcat Radar Intercept Officer with Fighter Squadron 142 (the “Ghostriders”) and is a graduate of the Navy Fighter Weapons School (a.k.a “Topgun”).

Agenda Sessions

  • CRO and CCO Panel Discussion: The merging landscape between risk and compliance