26 year career focused on identifying and implementing cost efficient and profitable solutions for Fixed Income and Equities businesses across European, US and Asian markets. Specialist expertise areas include global markets sales/trading, risk and control management, human capital and supervisory oversight matters. Extensive interaction with Board of a UK subsidiary of a Japanese Bank. Implemented control framework as part of a plan to increase revenues in EMEA. Spearheaded 'Culture for Growth' initiative. Passionate about building strong businesses with strong teams.
Mizuho International: Head of Global Markets, EMEA Nov 2017- March 2019 Developed strategy to grown business by increasing connectivity between Japanese and European products and clients. Hired Management Team and established proper First Line of Defence for Markets Business. Implemented framework of tight regulatory controls.
Credit Suisse: Global Solutions Chief of Staff, London May 2016-Nov 2017 Active in all areas of Business Management for the Global Solutions Group: working closely with Legal, Compliance, Risk, IT, PC, Operations, HR. Member of Global Markets Human Capital Board Member of Global Markets EMEA Operating Committee
Head of Short Term Products Group May 1999- April 2016 European Credit Trading, London Deputy to Head of Global Credit Traded all Floating Rate Products (FRNs), including bank subordinated paper and perpetual bonds. Promoted in 2003 to the Head of the Short Term Products Group which included Euro Commercial Paper Trading and FRNs. Managed own team of five employees as well as Deputy to Head of European Credit Products. As Deputy, helped run all aspects of European Credit Sales & Trading. Worked on HR, IT, Product Control and Risk initiatives. Administrative duties included yearly reviews, promotion process, strategy sessions and business updates for senior management.