Michael Richards

EVP, General Auditor

Mike Richards is executive vice president and general auditor at State Street Corporation.


Prior to joining State Street in June 2014, Mike was a partner at Ernst & Young and was responsible for managing E&Y’s Banking Capital Markets practice in the US. Prior to Ernst & Young, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen. Mike has 30 years’ experience in auditing public financial services companies and in providing advisory services, including risk management, regulatory compliance, finance and transaction advisory services/due diligence services to clients in the global banking and financial services industry.


Mike was a member of Ernst & Young’s America’s Ethics Oversight Board and has actively supported various non-profit boards and charitable organizations over the past years, including City Year, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Boston Partners in Education and others. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA.

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  • EVP, General Auditor

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