VP Operational Resilience
Nita Kohli is responsible for Operational Resilience, Resolution, and Crisis Management at Freddie Mac. Nita drives to strengthen and mature Freddie Mac’s resiliency capabilities as the industry aligns to Operational Resilience. She partners with her executive, regulatory, and industry counterparts to manage robust risk and control frameworks designed to deliver solutions, align core goals, and helps lead the organization to make housing more affordable.
Nita has 20+ years of multi-disciplinary experience within the financial industry. She has held a variety of leadership roles across a multitude of functional areas including Finance, Operations, Risk & Control, and she has driven many large-scale business transformations. Prior to Freddie Mac, Nita worked at JP Morgan for more than 15 years, and she was most recently the Head of Governance & Controls for Firmwide Business Resiliency. In this position, Nita had global responsibility for uplifting and enhancing the firm’s resiliency function in lieu of regulation, operational risk, and external threats that drive a risk-based approach for remediation.
Nita’s career spans international work with Deutsche Bank UK, JP Morgan UK/US, and KPMG UK. She is a Chartered Accountant (ACA), and she has a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Management from King’s College, University of London. Nita is married with two college-age children and lives between Virginia and New Jersey.