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Ugur Koyluoglu

Partner and Vice Chair of Financial Services in the Americas
Oliver Wyman

Ugur Koyluoglu is a Partner with Oliver Wyman, based in New York. He is currently Vice Chair for Financial Services, leading content development.  Prior to this role, Ugur led Americas Finance & Risk, Public Policy, and Corporate & Institutional Banking practices, and continues to steer the firm’s high-impact, corporate finance and risk management projects for financial institutions across the globe.  

With the firm since 1997, Ugur has served senior executives at some of the largest banks, clearing and settlement houses, asset managers, multi-lateral development banks, insurance companies and private equity houses. In his recent client work, Ugur focuses on the best use of bank’s resources, aligned with strategy, under the risk appetite and regulatory constraints and rating agency considerations for capital, liquidity, leverage and collateral. He has been assisting senior executives to improve balance sheet management, strategic planning and budgeting, capital planning under CCAR, liquidity stress testing, recovery and resolution planning capabilities as well as blockchain and decentralized finance.  

In addition to project work, Ugur has contributed significantly to industry debates in risk management and published several articles. His most cited article, “Reconcilable Differences” with Andrew Hickman, was incorporated into Basel II, the capital requirements framework used by banking regulators worldwide, featured as an independent chapter in four books, and is viewed as a breakthrough concept in credit risk management practices. Ugur is also the chief architect of Oliver Wyman’s COVID-19 Pandemic Navigator which is a suite of tools and analytics modeling pandemic and its economic impact. 

Ugur has a PhD in Engineering from Princeton University, taught applied mathematics and engineering at Turkey’s Koc University and Princeton before coming to Oliver Wyman.