John Nolan

Chief Audit Executive

John Nolan is Executive Officer and Co-General Manager of the Internal Audit Department and the Chief Audit Executive for SMBC Group in the Americas. He joined the company in November 2019 as Managing Director and Co-General Manager of Internal Audit. John was appointed Executive Officer on April 1, 2023.
In his role, John oversees the execution of the Internal Audit Department’s mandate of providing assurance over the adequacy and effectiveness of the firm’s governance, risk management, and internal controls framework.

Prior to joining the firm, John spent 17 years with the Internal Audit Department at UBS, most recently as the Global Head of Risk and Compliance Audit. John also spent three years as the Head of the Investment Bank Americas audit team. Prior to UBS, John worked for PWC and Deloitte in their Dispute Consulting practices.
John has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Duquesne University and a Master of Business Administration in finance and accounting from New York University Stern School of Business. He holds a Series 7 license.