Yvette Connor serves as Grant Thornton’s strategic risk management leader within risk advisory services. She has over 25 years of domestic and international risk management experience. Connor provides strategic, enterprise and operational risk services to global, national and regional organizations interested in reducing complexity, increasing transparency and driving risk informed performance.
Connor is a risk management leader with experience in ERM, risk transfer/financing, operational risk (including cyber), model risk management and regulatory risk assessments. She ensures performance-driven risk management results with measurable and actionable insights.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Connor’s experience included leadership roles as a chief risk officer and VP risk management, managing director at a global ERM consulting practice and the head of client engagement for a global insurance and consulting organization. She has a proven record of succeeding in fast-paced environments with changing regulatory and legal requirements, while delivering results that empower strategies and support risk informed decision making.
Connor’s professional certifications include associate in risk management, Risk Institute and PRM, Professional Risk Managers Int’l Assoc. She went to New York University, NY for graduate studies — Stern School of Business and has a masters of science, risk management. University of California, Davis graduate studies – masters of business administration in finance and healthcare and to the University of California, Davis B.S. biology.