The SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) named Marc Wyatt as its Acting Director. OCIE conducts the SEC’s National Exam Program through examinations of SEC-registered investment advisers, investment companies, broker-dealers, self-regulatory organizations, clearing agencies, and transfer agents. Mr. Wyatt succeeds Andrew Bowden, who announced that he will be leaving the SEC to rejoin the private sector at the end of April.
Mr. Wyatt has served as the Deputy Director of OCIE since October 2014, where he was in charge of the Technology Controls Program and served as a member of the office’s Operating and Executive Committees. He also is the national co-coordinator of OCIE’s Private Fund Specialized Working Group and recently participated in the creation of its Private Fund Examination Unit, whose attorneys, accountants, and examiners specialize in examinations of advisers to private funds. Mr. Wyatt joined the SEC in December 2012 as a senior specialized examiner focused on examinations of advisers to hedge funds and private equity funds.
Before coming to the SEC, Mr. Wyatt was a principal and senior portfolio manager of a global multi-strategy hedge fund. Previously, he was a senior investment banker in the U.S. and U.K. Mr. Wyatt is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in economics and holds an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Click http://www.sec.gov/news/pressrelease/2015-64.html to access the press release announcing his appointment.