Clark Hutchison III

Clark Hutchison III

Clark Hutchison III has served as the Director of the Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR) at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission since July 2019. In his role, Mr. Hutchison manages a team of roughly 80 employees at the CFTC’s Washington, D.C. and Chicago offices that are responsible for the agency’s supervision of derivatives clearinghouses and their members, including oversight of clearing processes through risk assessment and surveillance.

Prior to joining the CFTC, Mr. Hutchison spent more than three decades in top positions in large global financial institutions, where he specialized in clearing and risk management. In addition to his private sector experience, Mr. Hutchison has served as a special advisor to the board of directors of the Futures Industry Association, as a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s Risk Committee, and as a member of the board of directors of NASDAQ Futures, Inc.

Education

  • BA, Haverford College (1980)