Richard Neiman co-chairs BPC’s Regulatory Architecture Task Force. He serves as head of regulatory and government affairs for Lending Club, the world’s largest online marketplace for connecting borrowers and investors.
Neiman has over 30 years’ experience in the financial industry, having served in a range of executive, regulatory, and legal roles during his career. Prior to joining Lending Club in October 2014, Neiman served as vice chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) global financial services regulatory practice.
Before joining PwC in June 2011, Neiman served as New York State’s superintendent of banks (March 2007 to May 2011), where he was responsible for the supervision of all state-chartered depository institutions, including the majority of foreign bank branches and agencies in the United States. While serving as superintendent, Neiman was appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the five-member congressional oversight panel created to oversee the implementation of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, including the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Neiman serves on the board of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund, a mentoring and college preparatory nonprofit, and on the advisory board of the Henry Street Settlement, one of New York’s oldest social services organizations. He holds degrees from Emory University School of Law and American University.