Hollis W. Hart

Hollis W. Hart

Senior Advisor & Board Member

Hollis Hart is a Senior Advisor at Reference Point and a member of the firm’s Advisory Board. In his role, Hollis is responsible for supporting strategic planning, recruiting former banking executives into the firm’s unique consulting model, and driving new business development across Reference Point’s strategy and risk service offerings.

Prior to joining Reference Point, Hollis held several senior roles at Citibank, spanning business management, governance, audit, and risk. Most recently, as the President of International Franchise Management (IFM) at Citibank, he oversaw the global governance framework, supported home and host regulators, and supervised boards across Citi’s 100 countries. Hollis also served as a member of Citibank’s Risk Committee; the Global AML, Compliance: Legal Entity, Vendor and Sovereign Risk Committees; Cyber oversight; and Women4Citi. His previous roles at Citibank include Asia M&A Head, Asia Real Estate Head, U.S. Banks Head, Transactions Services Global Risk Head, International FIG Risk Head, and Global Trade Risk Head.

Hollis has leveraged his deep understanding of the global financial services landscape, dynamic regulatory environment, and risk management best practices in various board and advisory positions throughout his career. Most notably, he has served as Chairman of the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) Corporate Banking Committee; as a Board Member for RMA's Global Advisory Board, Korea Society, and BCIU; and as Trustee and an Executive Committee Member for the Committee for Economic Development.  Hollis currently serves on the Boards of the Moa Bay Mining Company and the Cuban American Nickel Co. Additionally, Hollis consults to private sector and public/regulatory groups on global risk concerns and best practices in aligning emerging FinTech and RegTech activity with legacy financial institutions.

Hollis holds a BA from Yale College, an MBA from The University of Chicago, and was a Rhodes Scholar finalist. 

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