Bank board priorities for 2021

February 2021

On January 21, 2021, Bank Governance Leadership Network (BGLN) participants, including non-executive directors and other senior banking leaders, were joined by EY’s banking and capital markets leaders to discuss priorities for bank boards and management teams in 2021 and help shape the network’s agenda for the year. The discussion highlighted three key areas of focus:

  • ESG will continue to be a primary focus for boards and investors

  • Market risk is a growing concern

  • Firms are monitoring shifts in regulatory policy and supervision

  • Artificial intelligence carries risk, but also vast potential