C.B. Richardson is the Global Chief Compliance Officer of Banking, Capital Markets & Advisory, Research and Control Group at Citigroup. Prior to joining Citi, C.B. was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Blackstone Advisory partners and was responsible for many firm-wide compliance functions at The Blackstone Group. Prior to joining Blackstone, C.B. was Head of Investment Banking, Syndicate and Corporate Compliance for the Americas at Barclays. He was also the Head of Compliance for Brazil, Canada and Mexico and the U.S. Institutional Broker-Dealer Branch Office Compliance Manager at Barclays. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President providing compliance coverage to the global capital markets and investment banking groups at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before that, he was Assistant General Counsel, Securities and Corporate Governance at SPX Corporation. Before SPX, C.B. was a corporate associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. C.B. began his career as a captain in the JAG Corps in the US Army.