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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Sean McHugh
Former Global Chief Compliance Officer at Citadel


Sean was most recently Global Chief Compliance Officer for Citadel Advisors, where he oversaw all all aspects of compliance program for the hedge fund and enterprise complex, including Equities, Credit, Commodities, Portfolio Financing and Operations as well the global Control Room, Regulatory Reporting, KYC and data retention programs.

Prior he spent over 20 years in compliance at Goldman Sachs in New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong, retiring as a partner in 2021. He served as head of International Compliance and head of Compliance for Asia Pacific region, and a member of the Asia Pacific Management Committee.

Sean joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 as a vice president and served as co-head of Equities Compliance in the Americas as well as global head of prime brokerage compliance before relocating to Asia. He was named managing director in 2005 and partner in 2016.

Prior to joining Goldman, Sean was a director and first vice president at Salomon Smith Barney, a senior consultant in the Compliance Department of Fidelity Investments in Boston and a regulator at FINRA in New York.

Sean is actively involved in his alma mater, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, serving as co-chair of his alumni class.

Sean earned a BA in Economics from Holy Cross in 1989 and an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University in 1993.

Agenda Sessions

  • Risk Culture and Compliance: Why type of leadership do you have?