04 April 2016
GENEVA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has named Rahul Singhal, a senior global risk management and treasury executive, as its new Chief Risk Officer.
Mr. Singhal has 28 years of experience in risk management in the financial services industry, building and leading risk management teams, and executing complex global initiatives including acquisitions and strategic investments. Mr. Singhal joined the Global Fund in October 2015 as Deputy Chief Risk Officer, and has been Acting Chief Risk Officer since January 2016.
“Rahul brings unparalleled experience and perspective on risk,” said Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund. “His tremendous expertise and knowledge will guide us through the increasingly complex challenges we face, and it’s great that he can serve in this role.”
The Chief Risk Officer position was created in 2012 to strengthen risk management at the Global Fund. The Chief Risk Officer is responsible for supervising overall risk management, and serves on the Management Executive Committee.
At Bank of America, Mr. Singhal served in numerous positions overseeing credit and market risk, counterparty risk and operational risk over a period that included two severe financial crises – in 1997 in Asia and in 2008 globally. Originally from India, he holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.