Alston Perianayagam, Chief Risk Officer

Alston Perianayagam

Alston is a strategic, results-driven financial executive with expertise and experience in global markets, credit and reputational risk management within the financial services sector. Known for building high performance teams and developing exceptional rapport with colleagues, decision-makers and regulators, he is responsible for leading FSRA’s enterprise risk management and ensuring the agency fulfills its statutory, directive and enterprise policy-mandated responsibilities.

He is a dynamic senior financial executive joining FSRA from his most recent role as Executive in Residence with the Global Risk Institute (GRI). Alston has over 20 years of Senior Executive experience at major Financial Institutions both domestically and internationally. Prior to joining the Global Risk Institute, he held a Senior Executive position at a major Financial Institution in Toronto. His career includes a variety of Senior Management positions within other Financial Institutions, including senior roles in Risk Management. In the community, Alston has held several volunteer leadership roles in non-profit organizations and continues to be involved with various boards.