Council Members

Chair

MassMutual

Geoffrey (“Geoff”) Craddock is MassMutual’s Chief Risk Officer. In this role, Geoff is responsible for driving a holistic risk management approach across MassMutual and its subsidiaries, managing financial, operational and reputational risks while setting the strategic priorities of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) function. He is responsible for anticipating changes in our environment, proactively acting to limit risk and quickly reacting to disruptions, playing a critical role in achieving the company’s strategic objectives. He is a member of the MassMutual’s Executive Leadership Team.

 

A highly regarded professional with more than 30 years of financial markets experience and 20 years of risk management experience, Geoff began his career in a range of trading and brokerage positions with various investment banks beginning in Europe. Subsequently, he held roles at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) where he oversaw global market risk management for the bank’s investment banking, trading and retail activities, leading teams in London, Toronto and ultimately moving to New York.

 

In 2008, Geoff joined MassMutual’s asset management subsidiary, OppeheimerFunds, establishing and leading their risk management and asset allocation function after the global financial crisis, enhancing their governance structure and facilitating execution of strategic initiatives. Of note, Geoff’s leadership established his organization as a highly credible, client-centric business partner as well as a credible influencer with key regulators. Passionate about philanthropy, Geoff also served as the leadership sponsor for OppeheimerFunds corporate giving program. Geoff assumed his current role at MassMutual in 2017.

 

Geoff holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and a BA/MA from Magdalene College, Cambridge, both in the United Kingdom.