Immuta, a provider of enterprise data management solutions for artificial intelligence (AI), announced financial services industry veteran Richard Geering has joined as the company’s vice president of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), reporting to CEO Matthew Carroll.

Geering joins Immuta from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), where he served as chief operational risk officer for investor and treasury services. He brings 25 years of experience in financial services and risk management, with broad domain knowledge in data analytics. Working alongside Immuta’s product and sales organization as the company’s GRC expert resource, Geering will help communicate and prioritize the rapidly evolving compliance requirements of financial services organizations.

At RBC, Geering was responsible for the design and implementation of the global program; managed a team of 60 risk officers and staff in 12 locations across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region (APAC); and introduced operational risk practices developed within non-financial services industries to improve proactive risk management and root cause analysis. Additional leadership positions at RBC included global head of commodity finance and global head of fixed income electronic sales and trading.