Kimberly H. Johnson

Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Fannie Mae

Kimberly H. Johnson is Fannie Mae's Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. Ms. Johnson is responsible for Enterprise Risk Management, which oversees the company’s governance and strategy for global risk management. Her team provides independent oversight and guidance for managing risk and ensuring compliance – including the development and implementation of risk management measures across the company. The team leads efforts to build and sustain a strong risk culture in which all employees act on their responsibility to manage strategic, market, credit, liquidity, compliance, operational, reputational, and information security – including cyber risk. Ms. Johnson chairs the Enterprise Risk Committee and is a member of the Management Committee, Fannie Mae's leadership team.

Ms. Johnson served as the company's Deputy Chief Risk Officer starting in June 2013. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President – Multifamily Capital Markets and Pricing, with responsibility for establishing credit pricing terms to maximize the profitability of the multifamily credit book and for overseeing Multifamily Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) securities trading and the Guaranteed Multifamily Structures (GeMS) resecuritization program. Earlier, she was Vice President for Capital Markets – Multifamily; and Vice President – Credit Risk, Enterprise Risk Management.

Before joining Fannie Mae in 2006, Ms. Johnson was a Director at Credit Suisse, where her responsibilities included financial institution fixed-income sales coverage of hedge funds, money managers, and U.S. government-sponsored entities. Previously, she was a U.S. Equity Trader at D.E. Shaw & Co.

Ms. Johnson has a bachelor of arts in economics from Princeton University and a master of business administration in finance from Columbia Business School. She serves as a Director on the Boards of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Communities in Schools of the Nation’s Capital, and After-School All Stars.

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