Press Release
New York Fed Names Clive Blackwood Executive Vice President and General Auditor
April 24, 2015

NEW YORK—Clive W. Blackwood has been named executive vice president and general auditor by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, effective June 1, 2015.  The appointment was made by the Bank’s Board of Directors.

In his new role, Mr. Blackwood will be responsible for internal audit at the New York Fed, reporting to the Board of Directors.  He will be the Bank’s liaison with regard to all matters relating to the Office of the Inspector General of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.  He will also be the Bank’s liaison to the Government Accountability Office.

William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the New York Fed, said, “Clive has distinguished himself as an auditor and a leader both at the New York Fed and across the System and he will be a great general auditor.”

Mr. Blackwood has a background in risk and auditing, spanning over 20 years in the financial services industry.  For the past 10 years, he has held a series of positions of increasing responsibility within the internal Audit Group of the New York Fed.  Prior to joining the Bank in 2005, he was an audit director at American Express Company.  He also served as an auditor in KPMG’s Assurance Services practice.

Mr. Blackwood holds a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting from New York University and is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Financial Services Auditor and a Certified Bank Auditor.

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