Katheryn Van der Celen

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New York

Previous Experience

  • Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Supervising Examiner, New York Fed
  • Bank Examiner, New York Fed
  • Analyst, Overseas Private Investment Corp.

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Katheryn Van der Celen


Katheryn advises clients on a range of strategic, risk management, and regulatory matters. She specializes in capital, liquidity, enterprise risk management, recovery and resolution planning, and regulatory strategy.


At Promontory, Katheryn has assisted foreign and domestic institutions with balance-sheet management, strategic planning, risk appetite, target operating model design, risk identification and assessment, new product and initiative approval, policy governance, and issue management.

Prior to joining Promontory, Katheryn held a decade-long tenure at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where she served in a range of capacities involving direct supervision of global financial institutions and the development of regulatory policy. She coordinated monitoring efforts during the financial crisis and led multiple workstreams in major supervisory exercises like the Comprehensive Liquidity Assessment and Review, the Supervisory Review of Recovery and Resolution Preparedness, and reviews of Dodd-Frank Act Title I resolution plans. She represented the Federal Reserve on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s working group on liquidity as it finalized reforms such as the liquidity coverage ratio and net stable funding ratio.


  • M.A., international economics and development, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
  • B.A., international relations, University of Delaware 

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