Navigant has appointed Kevin Blakely to its Board of Directors. Blakely brings in more than 40 years of financial services experience to the firm.
Concurrently to his role at Navigant, Kevin Blakely is a Member of the Board of Directors at HSBC North American Holdings, where he serves as Chair of the Compliance Committee and has, since 2013, been a member of both the Fiduciary and Risk Committees. Previously, Blakely worked at Oliver Wyman as a Senior Advisor and Member of Advisory Board of Directors, providing strategic input and advisory services for the firm's Financial Institutions practice. Blakely was also a Senior Advisor to Deloitte, providing risk management, governance, regulatory enforcement, compliance and Dodd-Frank implementation consulting services to clients in the financial services industry.
Earlier roles include Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at Huntington Bancshares between 2009 and 2012, President & CEO at the Risk Management Association between 2007 and 2009, and several roles at Key Bank, where he worked for 17 years from 1990, latterly as Chief Risk Officer. Blakely started his career at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in 1973.
Blakely holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and an MBA in Business from the Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management.
Blakely has joined Navigant’s Board of Directors, adding more than 40 years of financial services experience to the firm. His experience covers financial services risk management, governance, regulatory enforcement and compliance.
Julie Howard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navigant – a consulting firm with roughly 2,500 employees globally – states that the consultancy is “pleased to welcome” Blakely to the board, and “looks forward” to his contributions. Howard further comments “Kevin’s wealth of relevant experiences, strategic insights and relationships within the regulated financial services sector will serve us well as we continue to grow our market leadership in advising companies addressing the challenges of regulatory pressure and related transformational impacts to their operating models.”