Mr. Agarwal is the Acting Assistant Director for Mortgage Markets in the Office of Research, Markets and Regulations at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). His principal responsibilities in this role include being responsible for developing policy and regulations relating to the mortgage market, overseeing the monitoring of it and liaising with its industry participants.
Prior to this he was the Deputy Assistant Director (Examinations) in the Office of Supervision. His principal responsibilities in that role included overseeing the development & implementation of the Bureau's risk based approach to supervision and its entity monitoring program.
Before joining CFPB, he worked in industry for over thirteen years during which he spent seven years with Deutsche Bank Securities. He was responsible for providing investment banking services to depository institutions and finance companies.
Mr. Agarwal has a MBA from Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business) and has completed the Executive Course on the Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies at the Harvard Kennedy School.
He resides in New York City with his wife and daughter.