Director for Banking Industry Studies
Robert Scavotto is the Director for Banking Industry Studies division within the Economics Department at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In this role, Dr. Scavotto oversees a team of economists responsible for conducting research and analysis on systemic international risks and the long-term strategic banking implications of changes in the structure and regulation of the global financial services industry. He has more than 20 years of experience in country risk analysis and stress testing.
Prior to joining the OCC in November 1997, Dr. Scavotto worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulatory team supervising Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and as a management consultant in the private sector working on environmental risks and local economic development.
He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from The Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. in economics and government/international relations from Clark University.