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Chen Siqing - Chairman, Executive Director, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China leads the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.

 

#1

Chen Siqing

Chairman and Executive Director

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

(China)


Mr. Chen has served as Chairman and Executive Director of the Bank since May 2019. He joined the Bank of China in 1990. Mr. Chen Siqing previously worked in the Hunan Branch of Bank of China before he was dispatched to the Hong Kong Branch of China and South Sea Bank Ltd. as Assistant General Manager.


Mr. Chen held various positions in Bank of China, including Assistant General Manager and Vice General Manager of the Fujian Branch, General Manager of the Risk Management Department of the Head Office, General Manager of the Guangdong Branch, Executive Vice President, President, Vice Chairman and Chairman of Bank of China. Mr. Chen served concurrently as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Aviation Limited, Non-executive Director, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited.


Mr. Chen graduated from Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics, and obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Murdoch University, Australia. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a senior economist.


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#2

Tian Guoli

Chairman and Executive Director

China Construction Bank Corporation

(China)

Mr. Tian has served as chairman and executive director of the Bank since October 2017, concurrently as chairman of Sino-German Bausparkasse since March 2018. Mr. Tian currently also serves as chairman of China Banking Association, a member of the Expert Committee for the 14th Five-Year Plan for Economic and Social Development of China, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China and a member of International Advisory Panel of Monetary Authority of Singapore.


Mr. Tian joined Bank of China Limited in April 2013 and served as chairman of Bank of China Limited from May 2013 to August 2017. During this period, he also served as chairman and non-executive director of Bank of China Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited. From December 2010 to April 2013, Mr. Tian served as vice chairman and general manager of China CITIC Group Corporation. During this period, he also served as chairman and non-executive director of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited. From April 1999 to December 2010,


Mr. Tian served consecutively as vice president and president of China Cinda Asset Management Company, and chairman of China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd. From July 1983 to April 1999, Mr. Tian held various positions in China Construction Bank (“CCB”), including sub-branch manager, branch deputy general manager, general manager of Head Office departments, and assistant president of CCB. Mr. Tian is a senior economist. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics in 1983.


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#3

Shu Gu

Chairman and Executive Director

Agricultural Bank of China

(China)


Mr. Gu Shu is the Chairman and Executive Director of the Agricultural Bank of China. He previously served as Senior Executive Vice President of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited since October 2013. He joined ICBC in March 1998, served as Deputy General Manager of Accounting and Settlement Department and Deputy General Manager of the Planning and Finance Department; he became General Manager of Finance and Accounting Department of ICBC in July 2006; he acted as Board Secretary of ICBC in July 2008 and concurrently General Manager of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations Department; in December 2010, he served as Head of ICBC Shandong Branch.


He obtained Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1990, Master’s degree in Economics from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in 1995, and Doctorate degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 1998.


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#4

Liu Liange

Chairman

Bank of China

(China)


Mr. Liu has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank since July 2019. Mr. Liu joined the Bank in 2018, and served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank from October 2018 to July 2019 and President of the Bank from August 2018 to June 2019.


He served as Vice Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of China from July 2015 to June 2018. Mr. Liu served as Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of China from March 2007 to February 2015. He also served as Director of the African Export-Import Bank from September 2007 to February 2015, as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Sino-Italian Mandarin Capital Partners from March 2009 to June 2015, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Regional Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (Asia) from March 2014 to May 2015.


Mr. Liu worked in the People’s Bank of China (“PBOC”) for many years, successively serving as Deputy Director-General of the International Department of the PBOC, President of the Fuzhou Central Sub-branch of the PBOC and Director of the Fujian Branch of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Director General of the Anti-Money Laundering Bureau (the Security Bureau) of the PBOC. Mr. Liu served as President of Shanghai RMB Trading Unit from October 2018 to November 2019, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited from December 2018 to July 2019, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited since July 2019.


Mr. Liu graduated from the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China with a Master’s Degree in Economics in 1987. He holds the title of Senior Economist.


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#5

Hironori Kamezawa

President and Group Chief Executive Officer

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

(Japan)


Mr. Hironori “Hiro” Kamezawa is President & CEO of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, a position he has held since April 2020. Since joining the company in 1986, Hiro has been a pioneer in various aspects of financial services, as well as an influential leader in crisis management, in a career marked by ground breaking roles.


Early in his career, Hiro spearheaded the field of derivative trading and Asset-Liability-Management at the Bank, and equity secondary business at Securities, taking advantage of Japanese deregulation throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. Since 2004, Hiro has also been prominent in developing the function of credit risk management. He established the Bank’s credit portfolio management business, and later navigated MUFG through the global financial crisis, the Great East Japan Earthquake, and the introduction of negative interest rates, while serving as General Manager in various divisions of the company.


In 2014, he was appointed Deputy CEO of the Americas, based in New York, also assuming the region’s role of Chief Risk Officer and leading seminal risk-management enhancement projects. In 2016, Hiro returned to Tokyo to serve as Chief Data Officer; and later as Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Transformation Officer, driving the transformation of existing businesses, processes, and culture of MUFG. He has led high-profile projects such as a joint venture in blockchain with Akamai Technologies, and a strategic investment in Grab Holdings. He has also distinguished himself as a leading figure of digital transformation, not only at MUFG but in the finance industry at large.


Hiro earned a master’s degree in mathematics from the Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Tokyo in 1986.


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#6

Jamie Dimon

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

(USA)


Jamie Dimon is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a global financial services firm with assets of $3.2 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.


Dimon became CEO on January 1, 2006 and one year later also became Chairman of the Board. He was named President and Chief Operating Officer upon the company’s merger with Bank One Corporation on July 1, 2004. Dimon joined Bank One as Chairman and CEO in 2000. Dimon began his career at American Express Company. Next, he served as Chief Financial Officer and then President at Commercial Credit, which made numerous acquisitions and divestitures, including acquiring Primerica Corporation in 1987 and The Travelers Corporation in 1993. Dimon served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Travelers from 1990 through 1998 while concurrently serving as Chief Operating Officer of its Smith Barney Inc. subsidiary before becoming co-Chairman and Co-CEO of the combined brokerage following the 1997 merger of Smith Barney and Salomon Brothers. In 1998, Dimon was named President of Citigroup Inc., the global financial services company formed by the combination of Travelers Group and Citicorp.


Dimon earned his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves on the boards of directors of a number of non-profit institutions including the Business Roundtable, Bank Policy Institute and Harvard Business School. Additionally, he serves on the executive committee of the Business Council and the Partnership for New York City, and is a member of the Financial Services Forum and Council on Foreign Relations.


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Noel Quinn - Group Chief Executive, HSBC Bank is at 7th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.

 

#7

Noel Quinn

Group Chief Executive

HSBC Bank

(U.K)


Noel Quinn was appointed Group Chief Executive in March 2020, having previously served as interim Group Chief Executive from August 2019.


Mr Quinn has been with HSBC – or its constituent companies – since 1987, when he joined Forward Trust Group, a subsidiary of Midland Bank (now HSBC UK). He led HSBC’s acquisitions of Swan National Motor Finance and Eversholt Leasing Ltd, becoming General Manager of each business in turn. He subsequently served as Head of Specialised and Equity Finance at HSBC; Group Director of Strategy & Development at HSBC Insurance Services North America; Head of Commercial Finance Europe; and Head of Commercial Banking UK. From 2011 to 2015 he was the Regional Head of Commercial Banking for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Mr Quinn was appointed Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking in December 2015. He became a Group Managing Director in September 2016. Mr Quinn qualified as an accountant in 1987.


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#8

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé

Director and Chief Executive Officer

BNP Paribas

(France)


After graduating in Engineering, Jean-Laurent Bonnafé joined the French civil service, working first as a Senior Officer in the French Ministry of Industry and subsequently as Technical Advisor to the Minister of Trade and Industry. In 1993, he joined BNP as a Senior Investment Banker. In 1997, he was appointed Head of Strategy and Development.


Following the BNP merger with Paribas in the year 2000, he led the post-merger integration process. In 2002, Jean-Laurent Bonnafé was appointed Head of the BNP Paribas Group’s French Retail Banking division, becoming a member of the Group Executive Committee. In 2006, when BNL was merged into the BNP Paribas Group, he was appointed BNL Managing Director. In 2008, he became BNP Paribas Chief Operating Officer and assumed responsibility for the Retail Banking activities of the entire Group. On 14 May 2009, Jean-Laurent Bonnafé was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Bank, remaining in this post until 1 February 2011 with a primary mission to ensure the smooth integration of Fortis Retail Banking activities into the Group. At the Annual General Meeting held on 12 May 2010, he was elected a Member of the BNP Paribas Group Board of Directors.


On 1 December 2011, the Board of Directors appointed Jean-Laurent Bonnafé Group Chief Executive Officer. Jean-Laurent Bonnafé graduated in Engineering from leading French higher education establishment École Polytechnique and the École des Mines.


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#9

Brian Moynihan

Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Bank of America

(USA)


Brian Moynihan leads a team of more than 200,000 employees dedicated to making financial lives better for people, companies of every size, and institutional investors across the United States and around the world.


Bank of America has been recognized as a leader in financial services, including on Fortune magazine’s list of World’s Most Admired Companies and Best Big Companies to Work For, named Global Finance’s Best Bank in the United States and North America in 2020 and placed on Forbes’ World’s Best Employers List in 2019. The company is the top global bank on Fortune’s Change the World list. It was also the 2019 Catalyst Award winner for supporting the continued development, empowerment and advancement of women in the company and around the world, and is recognized annually as a top employer by Working Mother, LATINA Style, Black Enterprise, Military Times and U.S Veterans Magazine. Bank of America is included in the Forbes Corporate Responders List of 25 companies leading through the health crisis caused by the coronavirus.


Moynihan participates in several organizations that focus on economic and market trends, including the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council (chair), the Financial Services Forum, the Bank Policy Institute, the Business Roundtable, the Clearing House (chair), the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable (co-chair), the Business Council and the Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board. He is also a member of the Vatican Council for Inclusive Capitalism and co-chair of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative. Moynihan serves as chair of the company’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council and is a member of the museum council for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. He is also a member of the Brown University Corporation's Board of Fellows, the Catalyst Board of Directors, the Council on Competitiveness Board (chair) and the Appeal of Conscience Board of Trustees.


Moynihan works with public officials, businesses and civic leaders at the local level through his participation on the Charlotte Executive Leadership Council, the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership and the Partnership for Rhode Island.


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#10

Zhao Huan

Chairman

China Development Bank

(China)


Mr. Zhao Huan is Chairman of China Development Bank (CDB). Prior to joining CDB, Mr. Zhao had worked as Vice Chairman and President of Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) since January 2016.


Starting from December 2013, he served successively as Executive Director of China Everbright Group and then Vice Chairman and President of China Everbright Bank (CEB). Before taking the position as Vice President of China Construction Bank (CCB) in December 2010, he held various positions successively in CCB, including Deputy Director and then Director of Business Administration Division of Credit Management Department, Director of Administration Division of Corporate Business Department, Deputy General Manager of Corporate Business Department, Deputy General Manager of Xiamen Branch, General Manager of Corporate Business Department and General Manager of Shanghai Branch.


Mr. Zhao, born in 1963, is a senior economist and graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree.


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#11

Philippe Brassac

Chief Executive Officer

Credit Agricole Group

(France)


Philippe Brassac was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole S.A. on 20 May 2015. A graduate of the Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE), Philippe Brassac joined Crédit Agricole du Gard in 1982.


He held several executive offices there before being appointed, in 1994, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole des Alpes Maritimes, now Crédit Agricole Provence Côte d’Azur. In 1999, he joined Caisse Nationale de Crédit Agricole as Director of relations with Regional Banks. Since 2001, he has been Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Provence Côte d’Azur.


Philippe Brassac was elected Deputy Chairman of Fédération Nationale du Crédit Agricole in 2008, becoming Secretary General in 2010, on this basis, he was Deputy Chairman of SAS Rue La Boétie.


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#12

Charles W. Scharf

Chief Executive Officer and President

Wells Fargo & Company

(USA)


Charles W. Scharf is chief executive officer and president, and a member of the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo & Company.


A financial services veteran with more than 25 years of experience in leadership roles in the banking and payments industries, Charlie served as chief executive officer of Bank of New York Mellon from July 2017 to September 2019 and the chairman of its board from January 2018 to September 2019. He also was chief executive officer and a director of Visa Inc. from November 2012 to December 2016. During his tenure at Bank of New York Mellon, Charlie demonstrated a strong track record in initiating and leading change, driving results, strengthening operational risk and compliance, and innovating amid a rapidly evolving digital landscape.


As the CEO of Visa, Charlie transformed the firm into a technology-driven digital commerce company by partnering with the world's leading technology companies to drive new payment experiences and introduce new technologies to improve payment system security. Previously, he was a managing director of One Equity Partners at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and chief executive officer of Retail Financial Services at JPMorgan Chase. He also was chief executive officer of the retail division of Bank One Corp., chief financial officer of Bank One Corp., chief financial officer of the Global Corporate and Investment Bank division of Citigroup, and chief financial officer of Salomon Smith Barney and its predecessor company.


Charlie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from New York University. He is a director of Microsoft Corporation, serves on the board of trustees of Johns Hopkins University, is a member of The Business Council, and is a member of the board of directors for the New York City Ballet. He lives in New York City.


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#13

Norito Ikeda

Director, President and Representative Executive Officer

Japan Post Bank

(Japan)


Mr. Norito Ikeda is President at Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd. He is on the Board of Directors at FANCL Corp. and Higashinihon Daishinsai Jigyosha Saisei Shien Kiko KK.


In 2021, the JAPAN POST Group marked 150 years since its founding in the postal business. A century and half have passed since its establishment when, in line with the times, the postal savings system changed from state to private ownership, but its mission of "creating a form of social infrastructure that everyone can use fairly “ has continued to be handed down to this day.


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#14

Masahiro Kihara

Group Chief Executive Officer

Mizuho Financial Group

(Japan)


Mr. Masahiro Kihara is an Executive President & Group CEO at Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. He is on the Board of Directors at Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd., Mizuho Bank Ltd. and Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.


He received his graduate degree from Duke University School of Law.


Mizuho traces its roots to three of Japan’s oldest banks—Dai–Ichi Bank (Dai–Ichi Kangyo Bank), Yasuda Bank (Fuji Bank), and the Industrial Bank of Japan. Beginning as far back as 1873, these financial institutions helped build and rebuild Japan during the early modern and post–World War II eras, and laid the foundations for Japan’s financial leadership in the 21st century. We also inherit the spirit of the leaders of these banks—three key Japanese bankers who played a pivotal role in the development of the Japanese financial industry: Eiichi Shibusawa, Zenjiro Yasuda, and Sohei Nakayama. These men advocated a pioneering and socially responsible approach to financial services that continues to make Mizuho one of the world’s top financial institutions today.


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#15

Jun Ohta

Group Chief Executive Officer

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group

(Japan)


Jun Ohta occupies the position of Executive President, CEO & Representative Director at Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.


In his past career he held the position of Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. Under Ohta’s leadership, Sumitomo Mitsui has made a string of acquisitions and strategic investments in Asia in the last year.


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Jane Fraser - Chief Executive Officer, Citi is at 16th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.

 

#16

Jane Fraser

Chief Executive Officer

Citigroup

(USA)


Jane Fraser is the Chief Executive Officer of Citi, the world's most global bank, serving millions of consumers, businesses and institutions across 160 countries and jurisdictions.


She is the first female CEO in the firm’s history. Jane has deep experience across Citi’s consumer and institutional businesses and, in many ways, she helped shape Citi into the company it is today. Before becoming CEO in February 2021, she was President of Citi and CEO of the Global Consumer Bank, responsible for all of Citi’s Consumer businesses, including Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Credit Cards, Mortgage and Operations and Technology in 19 markets. Before that, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Latin America from 2015 to 2019. From 2013 to 2015, she was the Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking and CitiMortgage. From 2009 to 2013, Jane served as the Chief Executive Officer of Citi's Global Private Bank. Prior, Jane was the Global Head of Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions for Citi from 2007 to 2009. She joined Citi in 2004 in the Corporate and Investment Banking division.


Before joining Citi, Jane was a Partner at McKinsey & Company. She started her career at Goldman Sachs in the Mergers & Acquisitions department in London and then worked for Asesores Bursátiles in Madrid, Spain. Jane serves as a Board Member for the Business Roundtable and the Council on Foreign Relations. She is Vice Chair for the Partnership for New York City and a member of Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors, the Stanford Global Advisory Board and the Economic Club of New York.


Jane has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an M.A. in economics from Cambridge University. She is married with two children.


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#17

Christian Sewing

Chief Executive Officer

Deutsche Bank

(Germany)


Christian Sewing has been a member of the Management Board since January 1, 2015 and Chief Executive Officer since April 2018.


On May 1, 2021 he took on additional responsibility for Human Resources. Before that, he was also responsible for the Corporate Bank and the Investment Bank. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1989. From January until June 2015, he was responsible on the Management Board for Legal, Incident Management Group and Group Audit, and assumed responsibility for Deutsche Bank’s Private & Commercial Bank (including Postbank) between July 2015 and April 2018. He was Head of Group Audit from June 2013 to December 2014, prior to which he held a number of management positions in Risk. From 2012 to 2013, he was Deputy Chief Risk Officer. From 2010 to 2012, he served as the Bank’s Chief Credit Officer.


He has worked in Frankfurt, London, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto. From 2005 until 2007, Christian Sewing was a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank. Before graduating with a diploma from the Bankakademie Bielefeld and Hamburg, Christian Sewing completed a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in 1989.


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#18

Ana Botín

Group Executive Chair

Banco Santander

(Spain)


Ana Botin joined Banco Santander after working at JP Morgan (New York, 1980-1988). In 1992 she was appointed senior executive vice president. Between 1992 and 1998 she led the expansion of Santander in Latin America. From 2002 to 2010 she was executive chair of Banesto, the entity being commended as the Best Bank in Spain by Euromoney for three consecutive years during that period. From 2010-2014 she was CEO of Santander UK and she has been non-executive director until April 2021. During her role as CEO of Santander UK, she led the transformation of three former building societies into one of Britain’s most innovative banks.


She has also been non-executive director of Santander UK Group Holdings plc (2014-2021). In 2019, she was appointed as a non-executive director of Santander Holdings USA, Inc. and of Santander Bank, N.A. and in 2020 as the chair of PagoNxt, S.L. Since 2014 she has led a cultural, commercial and technological transformation of the Group, focused on boosting customer trust and loyalty. Under her leadership, Santander has established a clear purpose: to help people and businesses prosper in a way that is simple, personal and fair. The Group is committed to acting responsibly on behalf of its employees, customers, shareholders and the communities where it operates.


Her commitment to sustainable and inclusive growth is reflected in her philanthropic activities. She is the founder and Chair of CyD Foundation, which supports and promotes the contribution made by Spanish universities to economic and social development in the country, and Empieza por Educar Foundation, the Spanish subsidiary of the international NGO Teach for All which trains talented young graduates to be teachers. She is also chair of Universia Holding, S.L. and of Universia España Red de Universidades, S.A., which is considered one of the largest university co-operation networks focused in Latin America, comprising over a thousand universities.


Other relevant positions: Ms Botín is a member of the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company and she sits on the advisory board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In February 2021, she was appointed president of the European Banking Federation. Ana has a Degree in Economics from Bryn Mawr College (Pennsylvania, United States).


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#19

C.S. Venkatakrishnan

Group Chief Executive

Barclays Bank

(U.K)


Prior to his appointment as Group Chief Executive, Venkat served as Head of Global Markets and Co-President of Barclays Bank PLC from October 2020 and Group Chief Risk Officer from 2016 to 2020. Venkat is the executive sponsor for Embrace, the global multi-cultural network at Barclays. Prior to joining Barclays in 2016, Venkat worked at JPMorgan Chase from 1994, holding senior roles in Asset Management where he was Chief Investment Officer in Global Fixed Income, as well as in Investment Banking, and in Risk. He is a Board Member of the Institute of International Finance, Advisory member to the Board at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Golub Centre for Finance and Policy.


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#20

Frédéric Oudéa

Chief Executive Officer

Societe Generale

(France)


A French national, Frédéric Oudéa is a graduate of France’s École polytechnique and École nationale d’administration. From 1987 to 1995, he held a number of positions in the French senior civil service, the Audit Department of the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, the Budget Ministry and the Cabinet of the Minister of the Treasury and Communication.


He joined Societe Generale in 1995, successively holding the positions of Deputy Head and Head of the Corporate Banking arm in London. In 1998, he was appointed Head of Global Supervision and Development of the Equities Department. He became Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Societe Generale group in May 2002 and later Chief Financial Officer in January 2003. In 2008, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He was both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale from May 2009 to May 2015. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since the separation in May 2015 of the functions of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.


He is Chairman of the Foundation of École polytechnique and member of Board of Directors of École polytechnique. He is also a Director of CapGemini (since 2018).


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#21

Laurent Mignon

Chief Executive Officer

Groupe BPCE

(France)


Laurent Mignon has been CEO of Groupe BPCE since June 1st, 2018. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Natixis and a director of CNP Assurances. In addition to his duties within Groupe BPCE, he sits on the Board of Directors of Arkema and the AROP (a not-for-profit association promoting the Paris National Opera) and as a censor of Oddo BHF and Fimalac.


After graduating from HEC in 1986 and the Stanford Executive Program, Laurent Mignon worked for Banque Indosuez for over 10 years, initially in capital markets, then in corporate & investment banking. In 1996, he joined Banque Schroders in London, then AGF (Assurances Générales de France) in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed to the AGF Executive Committee in 1998, then as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Banque AGF, AGF Asset Management and AGF Immobilier (Real Estate) in 2002, then in charge of life insurance & financial services and credit insurance in 2003. In 2006, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee. From 2007 to 2009, he was managing partner at Oddo & Cie. From 2009 to 2018, Laurent Mignon has served as Chief Executive Officer of Natixis and has been a member of the Management Board of BPCE since 2013.


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#22

Ren Deqi

Chairman and Executive Director

Bank of Communications

(China)


Ren Deqi occupies the position of Chairman for Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. In the past he occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer at Bank of China Shanghai Branch, General Manager of China Construction Bank (Hubei Branch), General Manager-Risk Management Department at China Construction Bank Corp. and Director & Executive Vice President at Bank of China Ltd. Mr. Ren received a graduate degree from Tsinghua University.


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#23

Liu Jianjun

Executive Director and President

Postal Savings Bank of China

(China)


Liu Jianjun obtained a master’s degree in Economics from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics and holds the title of Senior Economist.


Mr. Liu Jianjun has served as Executive Director and President of the Bank since August 2021, and performed the duties on behalf of the Chairman of the Board since April 2022. He previously served as Deputy General Manager of Weifang Branch and Jinan Branch as well as the General Manager of Dezhou Branch under Shandong Branch of China Construction Bank; Deputy General Manager of Jinan Branch of China Merchants Bank, General Manager of the Retail Banking Department, General Manager of the Retail Management Department, Business Executive of the Head Office and Senior Executive Vice President of the General Office of Retail Finance, Director of the Credit Card Center of China Merchants Bank, Executive Director, Executive Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Directors of China Merchants Bank. He is now Vice President of China Post Group Corporation Limited.


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#24

Charlie Nunn

Executive Director and Group Chief Executive

Lloyds Banking Group

(U.K)


Charlie Nunn has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining the Group, Charlie held a range of leadership positions at HSBC, including Global Chief Executive, Wealth and Personal Banking, and Group Head of Wealth Management and Digital, as well as Global Chief Operating Officer of Retail Banking and Wealth Management.


Charlie began his career at Accenture, where he worked for 13 years in the US, France, Switzerland and the UK before being made a Partner. He then moved to McKinsey & Co. as a Senior Partner, leading on projects for 5 years.


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#25

David McKay

President and Chief Executive Officer

Royal Bank of Canada

(Canada)


David McKay is President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bank of Canada. Prior to his appointment in 2014, he was Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking. Mr. McKay started his career at RBC in 1988 and held progressively more senior roles since then.


He is a member of the board of directors of the Institute of International Finance, the Catalyst Canada advisory board, the Business Council of Canada and the Business Council (United States).


He is also the chair of the board of the Business + Higher Learning Roundtable. Mr. McKay holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.


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Ralph Hamers - Group Chief Executive Officer of UBS Group is at 35th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.

 

#26

Steven van Rijswijk

CEO and Chairman Executive Board

ING Group

(Netherlands)


S.J.A. (Steven) van Rijswijk has been a member of the Executive Board since 8 May 2017. He has been CEO and chairman of this Board since 1 July 2020.


Prior to his appointment as CEO and chairman of this Board, he was the chief risk officer (CRO). Steven van Rijswijk is also chairman of the Management Board Banking. He is also a member of the Management Board of the Nederlandse Vereniging van Banken (NVB).


Steven van Rijswijk holds a master’s degree in business economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.


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#27

Bharat Masrani

Group President and Chief Executive Officer

TD Bank Group

(Canada)


Bharat Masrani was appointed Group President and Chief Executive Officer of TD Bank Group on November 1, 2014. Bharat has more than 30 years of extensive banking experience and is a member of the TD Bank Group Board of Directors.


Prior to his current role, Bharat served as Chief Operating Officer for TD Bank Group and prior to that as President and CEO of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®. He has held senior executive roles across the Bank's global footprint including serving as Chief Risk Officer, TD Bank Group; CEO of TD Waterhouse in Europe; Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Co-Head in Europe; Vice President and Country Head for India; and Vice President and Head of Corporate Banking in Canada. Bharat began his career with TD as a Commercial Banking Trainee in 1987.


Bharat received a Bachelor of Administrative Studies degree with Honours from York University in 1978 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University in 1979.


For his achievements in business and the community, Bharat was awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the Schulich School of Business in 2017 and from Mount Allison University in 2018. He currently serves on the boards of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and The Charles Schwab Corporation, The Bank Policy Institute and The Clearing House in the U.S. Bharat and his wife, Shabnam, make their home in Toronto and have two grown children.


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#28

Kazuto Oku

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Norinchukin Bank

(Japan)


Kazuto Oku is Chairman & Head-Audit at The Norinchukin Bank and President & Chief Executive Officer for The Norinchukin Bank (Investment Management). He is also on the board of The Norinchukin Bank.


The mission of The Norinchukin Bank is to fully support Japan’s agricultural,fisheries and forestry industries as the national-level organization of JA Bank Group,JF Marine Bank Group and JForest Group. Through this support, the Bank contributes to the development of food production and consumption and a better quality of life for the people living in local communities.


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#29

Andrea Orcel

Group Chief Executive Officer

UniCredit

(Italy)


Andrea Orcel began his career in 1987 at Midland Montagu in Fixed Income. In 1988 he moved to Goldman Sachs and in 1990 he joined The Boston Consulting Group.


From 1992 to 2012, Andrea worked for Merrill Lynch (then Bank of America), with a number of senior positions: Executive Chairman of the Investment Bank and President of Emerging Markets ex Asia (2009), President of International Global Banking, Securities & Wealth Management; Head of International Corporate and Investment Banking (2009), Head of Global Origination, President of EMEA Global Markets & Investment Banking and member of Merrill Lynch Management Committee (2007), Head of Origination and Co-President of Global Markets and Investment Banking for Europe, Middle East & Africa (2004), Head of Global Financial Institutions Group (2003), Co-Head of Financial Institutions Group for Europe, Middle East & Africa (1999).


In 2012, Andrea joined UBS as a Member of the Group Executive Board and then President, Investment Bank; then CEO, UBS Limited and UBS AG London Branch (2014); Member of the Board of UBS Americas Holding LLC, senior contact for US industry regulators and Senior Officer Outside of Australia and senior contact for Australia industry regulators (2016). He was also a Member of the Board of UBS Optimus Foundation, Senior Sponsor and Leader for Diversity and Talent Development in the Investment Bank and the UK.


On 15th April 2021, Andrea Orcel was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of UniCredit. On 6th July 2022, Andrea Orcel is appointed Head of Italy in addition to his role as Group Chief Executive Officer.


unicreditgroup.eu


 

#30

Alison Rose

Group Chief Executive

NatWest Group

(UK)


Alison has been instrumental in leading NatWest Group’s progress and performance as a purpose-led organisation, since NatWest Group’s purpose was announced in February 2020.


Having gained a wealth of frontline banking experience during her 29-year career with NatWest, Alison brings a strong customer focus to Board discussions alongside an essential stakeholder lens. Alison is a passionate supporter of diversity and is executive sponsor for NatWest Group’s employee-led networks.


Having joined as a graduate in 1992, Alison’s diverse career at NatWest Group has included a number of senior leadership roles, including Deputy CEO of NatWest Holdings; Chief Executive of Commercial & Private Banking; Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Markets & International Banking; and Global Head of International Banking Capital and Balance Sheet.


In 2019, Alison was commissioned by the UK Government to report on the barriers to women starting businesses. She now sits on the Rose Review Board and is responsible for driving forward its recommendations.


natwestgroup.com


 

#31

Lu Jiajin

Chairman

China Industrial Bank

(China)


Lu is an economist who has held executive positions at several large banks. Before joining Industrial Bank, he was vice president at Bank of Communications and China Construction Bank. He also worked for the Postal Saving Bank of China.


Industrial Bank Co., Ltd. was established in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province in 1988. It’s one of the first joint-stock commercial banks approved by the State Council and the People's Bank of China, and it’s also the first Equator Bank in China. Now it has grown into a mainstream commercial banking group with banking as its main business and multiple fields such as trust, financial lease, funds, futures, asset management, consumer finance, research and consulting, and digital finance covered, ranking among the top 30 banks in the world and Fortune Global 500.


cib.com.cn


 

#32

Wang Liang

President, CFO, and Executive Director

China Merchants Bank

(China)


Mr. Wang Liang was born in December, 1965. He is Executive Director, Secretary of the CPC Committee, President-elect, concurrently Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Bank.


Mr. Wang obtained a master's degree from Renmin University of China. He is a senior economist. He joined the Bank’s Beijing Branch in June 1995 and successively served as Assistant General Manager, Deputy General Manager and General Manager of Beijing Branch of the Bank from October 2001. He served as Executive Assistant President of the Bank and concurrently as General Manager of Beijing Branch from June 2012. He ceased to serve as General Manager of Beijing Branch from November 2013. He became Executive Vice President of the Bank from January 2015. He concurrently served as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Bank from November 2016 to April 2019. He concurrently served as Chief Financial Officer of the Bank from April 2019. He served as First Executive Vice President, Secretary of the Board of Directors, Company Secretary, as well as the authorised representative in charge of matters in relation to listing in Hong Kong from August 2021.


He has been presiding over overall business of the Bank since April 18th, 2022. He has been Secretary of the Party Committee and President-elect of the Bank since May 19th, 2022. He concurrently serves as Vice President of the Payment & Clearing Association of China, a member of the High-level Guidance and Coordination Committee for Data Governance of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, a Director of the fourth session of the Professional Committee for Intermediary Business of the China Banking Association and an Executive Council Member of the sixth session of the Banking Accounting Society of China.


cmbchina.com


 

#33

Carlo Messina

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Intesa Sanpaolo

(Italy)


Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo since 29 September 2013. A graduate of Economics and Business from Luiss University of Rome, he began his career at Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, where he held the position of Manager in charge of the Corporate Finance - Primary Markets and Corporate Finance Department. While developing his professional career, he carried out intense academic activities as Professor of Economics of Financial Intermediaries at the Business Administration Master of the Luiss School of Management and as Professor of Corporate Finance at the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Ancona.


In 1992, he joined Bonifiche Siele Finanziaria (Parent Company of the Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura banking group), where he held the position of Manager in charge of the Planning and Strategic Control Department. From 1996, he was Manager in charge of Planning at Banco Ambrosiano Veneto and, in 2002, he became the Head of the Planning and Control Head Office Department at Banca Intesa. At Intesa Sanpaolo, in 2007, he was Head of the Value Creation Governance Area, became Chief Financial Officer in 2008, General Manager and Chief Financial Officer in 2012. In 2013, he took on the role of General Manager of the Bank, Head of the Chief Financial Officer Governance Area and Head of the Banca dei Territori Division. In September of the same year, he became Managing Director and CEO, while maintaining the position of General Manager.


Since April 2016, within the one-tier corporate governance system, he has been Managing Director and CEO, General Manager and sole executive Board Director. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Italian Banking Association (the ABI), a Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association of New York, a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and a member of the Bocconi University Board. In 2017, he was awarded the “Cavaliere del Lavoro” knighthood by the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.


intesasanpaolo.com


 

#34

Pierre-Edouard Batard

Chief Executive Officer

Crédit Mutuel Group

(France)


Pierre-Edouard Batard is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Confederation of Crédit Mutuel.


A former student of the Ecole polytechnique, ENSAE and IEP in Paris, Pierre-Edouard Batard started in 2010 as deputy to the head of the labor market and employment policies office at the Treasury Department of the Ministry finances. He was then an adviser to Michel Sapin's office on two occasions and then deputy director of his office in 2016. He was deputy general manager of the Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel until his appointment.


creditmutuel.com


 

#35

Ralph Hamers

Group Chief Executive Officer

UBS Group

(Switzerland)


Ralph Hamers has been Group CEO of UBS Group AG and President of the Executive Board of UBS AG since November 2020. Before joining UBS, he served as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of ING Group.


During his time as CEO of ING, he steered the bank to profitability after the financial crisis and supported the firm’s digital transformation. He also played a leading role in driving sustainability efforts in the financial industry, and firmly continues to do so.


Ralph has a Master’s degree, business econometrics and operations research from Tilburg University. He holds the following memberships: Member of the Board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Institut International d’Etudes Bancaires, Member of the IMD Foundation Board, Member of the McKinsey Advisory Council, Member of the World Economic Forum International Business Council, Governor of the World Economic Forum (Financial Services).


ubs.com


 

#36

Zheng Yang

Chairman and Executive Director

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank

(China)


Mr. Zheng Yang took office as Chairman of Shanghai Pudong Development Bank in December 2019. Before that, he served as Director-General of Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau and Director-General of Shanghai Municipal Financial Services Office.


Previously, Mr. Zheng was the Deputy Director-General of the Capital Account Management Department at the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), Vice President of the Shanghai Branch of the People’s Bank of China (PBC) while concurrently serving as Deputy Director-General of SAFE’s Shanghai Branch, and Vice President and Director-General of the Foreign Exchange Management Department at PBC’s Shanghai Head Office.


Mr. Zheng is an adjunct professor, Certified Senior Economist and arbitrator. He has published more than one hundred papers in major newspapers and magazines, and compiled over ten books. He was a visiting scholar in Japan and the United States.


eng.spdb.com.cn


 

Alison Rose - Group Chief Executive of NatWest Group is at 30th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.

 

#37

David Solomon

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Goldman Sachs

(USA)


David Solomon has been Director since October 2018. He is an engaged and motivating leader who embodies the firm’s culture: With over 20 years of leadership roles at the firm, he leverages firm-specific and industry knowledge to lead the firm and its people, develops the firm’s strategy, embodies the tone at the top and helps protect and enhance the firm’s culture, including through his commitment to talent development and diversity of the workforce.


He is a strategic thinker with deep business and industry expertise: he utilizes deep familiarity with all aspects of the firm’s businesses, including from his experience as President and Chief Operating Officer, to develop, articulate and lead the execution of the firm’s strategic vision, assess attendant risks and guide the firm’s growth, in each case providing his insights to the Board and keeping directors apprised of significant developments in the business and industry. He is actively engaged with stakeholders as a primary face of the firm: committed to engaging with all external stakeholders, he draws upon his extensive interaction with clients, investors and other stakeholders.


goldmansachs.com


 

#38

Zhan Dongsheng

Vice Chairman and President

Agricultural Development Bank of China

(China)


Zhan Dong was born in 1965. He has a bachelor's degree in agronomy from Southwest Agricultural University. In November 2005, he served as an inspector of the rural group of the Office of the Central Finance and Economics Leading Group; in April 2008, he served as the vice president of the Agricultural Bank of China Policy and Planning Department.


In July 2009, he served as General Manager of Agricultural Bank of China Policy and Planning Department; February 2011, served as Director of Agricultural Bank Office; In May 2014 he served as President of Agricultural Bank Sichuan Branch; February 2019, he also served as Vice President of the Agricultural Bank of China; in May 2021 he served as Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the Agricultural Development Bank; in July 2021, he served as Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Vice Chairman and President of the Agricultural Development Bank.


adbc.com.cn


 

#39

Zheng Wanchun

Vice Chairman and President

China Minsheng Bank

(China)


Zheng Wanchun is a Vice Chairman and President of China Minsheng Bank. Before joining the bank, Mr. Zheng served as an executive vice president of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) from September 2013 to October 2015. He served as president of China Great Wall Asset Management Corporation from February 2011, a vice president of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd. and chairman of Huarong Securities as well as chairman of Rongde Asset Management Co., Ltd. from December 2004, co-served as chairman of Huarong Futures from January 2009.


He was general manager of the creditor’s rights department, general manager of the operation management department then an assistant president of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd.. Before that, he worked for ICBC as a deputy general manager of the industrial and commercial credit department of the head office, general manager of the business department and an assistant president of the Hainan branch, president of the Yangpu branch of Hainan Province, and a deputy division director then a division director of the industrial and transportation credit department of the head office.


Mr. Zheng holds a Ph.D. Degree and is a senior economist.


en.cmbc.com.cn


 

#40

James Gorman

Chairman and CEO

Morgan Stanley

(USA)


Mr. Gorman is Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Gorman became CEO in January 2010 and Chairman in January 2012.


He joined the Firm in February 2006 and was named Co-President in December 2007. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Gorman held a succession of executive positions at Merrill Lynch. Prior to this, he was a senior partner of McKinsey & Co. and began his career as an attorney in Melbourne, Australia.


Among his civic activities, Mr. Gorman serves as a Director of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Chair of the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Business School, and is a member of the Financial Services Forum, Business Council and the Business Roundtable. He formerly served as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, President of the Federal Advisory Council to the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, Co-Chairman of the Partnership for New York City, Chairman of the Board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and Co-Chairman of the Business Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Mr. Gorman, who was born in Australia, earned a B.A. and Law degree from the University of Melbourne and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.


morganstanley.com


 

#41

Bi Mingqiang

Director and Chief Executive Officer

China CITIC Bank Corp

(China)


Appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank on 28 September 2018. Mr. Bi is also Chairman of CITIC Bank International (China) Limited and CNCBI Investment Holdings Limited, as well as Director of Ka Wah International Merchant Finance Limited. He is also a Director of The Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association and The Tsinghua University Education Foundation (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) Limited.


Mr. Bi has more than 24 years of multifaceted expertise in the finance industry, and has held various management positions in China, Canada, the US, and the UK, covering a wide range of banking businesses. He started his banking career with The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (“ICBC”) and progressed through different assignments in project financing, corporate lending, credit risk management, sales management, global markets, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning.


Mr. Bi has extensive experience in overseas operations setup and management, new business development, commercial banking management, cross-cultural people engagement, team effectiveness building, and corporate governance. Over the years, he has held various important positions including business heads, CEO, and chairmanship of several Mainland and overseas organisations including Head of Credit Management of ICBC group, Country Head of ICBC’s US operations, CEO and President of ICBC Canada and Chairman of ICBC Standard Bank Plc headquartered in London. Prior to coming to Hong Kong, he was Managing Director of CICC Capital Management Co Ltd, a subsidiary of China International Capital Corporation Limited.


Mr. Bi obtained his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Tsinghua University and subsequently a PhD in Finance from Renmin University of China.


cncbinternational.com


 

#42

Carlos Torres Vila

Chairman

BBVA

(Spain)


Born in Salamanca, 1966, he joined BBVA in 2008 as head of Strategy and Corporate Development and a member of its Executive Committee. In 2014 he became head of Digital Banking until May 2015 when he was appointed as Group’s CEO. He became Chair in December 2018.


Carlos has a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Law Degree by UNED. Master of Science (M.S.) at the MIT Sloan School of Management.


bbva.com


 

Thomas Gottstein, Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse Group is at 43rd place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.

 

#43

Thomas Gottstein

Chief Executive Officer

Credit Suisse Group

(Switzerland)


Thomas Gottstein was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group in 2020. He was appointed a member of the Sustainability Advisory Committee in 2021. He became a member of the Board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (Swiss subsidiary) in 2020. He was formerly CEO of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (2016-2020).


Previously he was CEO of Swiss Universal Bank (2015-2020). He also held the following positions: Head of Premium Clients Switzerland & Global External Asset Managers (2014-2015), Head of Investment Banking Coverage Switzerland (2010-2013), Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets EMEA (2007-2009), Head Equity Capital Markets Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, London (2005-2007), Head Equity Capital Markets Switzerland, Zurich (2002-2005), Investment Banking Department Switzerland (1999-2002). Prior to 1999 he served at UBS, Telecoms Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets, London, and Group Controlling, Zurich.


Thomas has a PhD in Finance and Accounting, University of Zurich, and a Degree in Business Administration and Economics, University of Zurich.


credit-suisse.com


 

#44

Brian J. Porter

President and Chief Executive Officer

Scotiabank

(Canada)


Brian Porter assumed the role of Scotiabank’s Chief Executive Officer on November 1, 2013. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Porter served as the Bank’s Chief Risk Officer, Group Head of Risk and Treasury, and Group Head of International Banking. He joined the Bank in 1981. Mr. Porter is also Chair of the University Health Network (UHN) Board of Trustees and his current board memberships include, the Council of the Americas and The BlackNorth Initiative.


Most recently, Mr. Porter assumed the role of Chair of the Board of Governors of Huron University College at Western University. Mr. Porter previously served as Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the Washington-based Institute of International Finance (IIF).


Mr. Porter earned a B.Comm. from Dalhousie University, and has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from Dalhousie University (2008) and Ryerson University (2018). He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.


scotiabank.com


 

#45

Matt Comyn

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

(Australia)


Matt Comyn has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia since 9 April 2018. Matt has over 20 years’ experience in banking across business, institutional, retail and wealth management and has held a number of senior leadership roles since joining the Bank in 1999.


As CEO, Matt is focused on delivering global best digital experiences for customers, underpinned by strong risk management and a strong commitment to customer service. From 2012 until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Matt was Group Executive Retail Banking Services, the Bank's largest operating division, which accounts for more than half of the Bank’s profit and also leads the development of digital products and services for the Bank. Between 2006 and 2010, Matt was Managing Director of the Bank's biggest digital business, CommSec, overseeing a significant modernisation of its technology platform and growing market share and profitability.


Matt is a director of the Business Council of Australia and Financial Markets Foundation for Children. He is married with three children and lives in Sydney. Qualifications: BAv (UNSW), MCom (UNSW), EMBA (USyd), GMP (HBS).


commbank.com.au


 

#46

Wiebe Draijer

Chairman of the Management Board

Rabobank

(Netherlands)


Wiebe Draijer became Chairman of the Managing Board (CEO) of Rabobank on October 1, 2014. His areas of focus are Audit, Communications, Research and Corporate & Cooperative Affairs. Born 27 August 1965, he is a Dutch engineer, civil servant and management consultant who served as Chairman of the Social and Economic Council from 2012 to 2014. And Since 1 October 2014, he has been CEO of Rabobank.


Draijer studied mechanical engineering at the Delft University of Technology from 1983 to 1989. Having completed his university education, he joined McKinsey & Company as a fellow. Augmenting his earlier education with an MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, he was promoted to country managing partner for the Netherlands in 2004 and for the Benelux in 2006.


rabobank.com


 

#47

Shayne Elliott

Chief Executive Officer

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

(Australia)


Shayne Elliott was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) on 1 January 2016. Shayne joined ANZ as CEO Institutional in June 2009 and in 2012 was appointed Chief Financial Officer. In this role he was responsible for all aspects of Finance as well as Group strategy, Legal, Treasury, Investor Relations and Mergers and Acquisitions.


Shayne has more than 30 years’ experience in international banking including in Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Prior to ANZ, Shayne held senior executive roles at EFG Hermes primarily as Chief Operating Officer covering Technology, Risk, Marketing, Operations and HR. Shayne was previously with Citigroup for 20 years where he held various senior positions across geographies and business sectors including CEO Global Transaction Services Asia Pacific, Country Head Australia/New Zealand and Country Head Egypt. Shayne is a Director of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children and a member of the Australian Banking Association, the Business Council of Australia and the Customs Advisory Board. Shayne holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Management Studies and Finance from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.


anz.com


 

#48

Frank Vang-Jensen

President and Group Chief Executive Officer

Nordea

(Sweden)


Mr. Frank Vang-Jensen is a President & Group Chief Executive Officer at Nordea Bank Abp. He is on the Board of Directors at Nordea Asset Management Holding AB, Bankernes EDB Central AmbA and Finans Danmark.


Mr. Vang-Jensen was previously employed as a President & Group Chief Executive Officer by Svenska Handelsbanken AB (Private Banking), a Chief Executive Officer by Svenska Handelsbanken AB (Broker Denmark), and a President, Chief Executive Officer & Director by Svenska Handelsbanken AB. He received his undergraduate degree from Copenhagen Business School.


nordea.com


 

#49

Marjut Falkstedt

Secretary General

European Investment Bank

(Luxembourg)


Marjut Falkstedt has been the Secretary General of the EIB since 1 March 2018. She was previously the Deputy Secretary General of the EIB from 1 September 2015 to 28 February 2018. Prior to that, she was the Deputy Chief Executive of the EIF (1 August 2013 to 31 August 2015): responsible for Risk Management & Compliance, Finance & Budget and Middle, Information & Back Office (including Information Technology). She also held the position of European Commission, Directorate-General Economic and Financial Affairs (1996-July 2013): held various roles in the field of SME and infrastructure financing as well as sovereign lending. (Prior to joining the EIF, Marjut Falkstedt dealt with the strategic design and implementation of financial instruments for infrastructure and climate change policies, which also included the management of the Euratom loan facility in the nuclear sector.


From 2008 until 2010 balance of payments lending to non-euro countries and macro-financial assistance lending to third countries also fell under her responsibilities. From 2001 until June 2007, she was advisor to the Commission’s members on the EIF Board of Directors). She served in the Internal audit department of Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt am Main (1992-1995), and as Loan officer in the credit department of Dresdner Bank, Cologne and Leipzig (1991-1992).


Marjut holds a University degree in Economics and Finance, Hagen University and Augsburg University.


eib.org


 

#50

Peter King

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Westpac Group

(Australia)


Peter was appointed Westpac Group Chief Executive Officer in April 2020, after holding the role on an acting basis between December 2019 and March 2020.


In his 25 years at Westpac, Peter has held senior finance roles including Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for Westpac’s Finance, Group Audit, Tax, Treasury and Investor Relations functions. Prior to this he was Deputy Chief Financial Officer for three years and worked in senior positions across the Group including in Group Finance, Business and Consumer Banking, Business and Technology Services, Treasury and Financial Markets. Peter commenced his career at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.


He has a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD. Peter is the Chairman of the Australian Banking Association (ABA) and he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.


westpac.com.au


 

#51

Bill Winters

Group Chief Executive

Standard Chartered

(U.K)


Bill Winters was appointed to the Board of Standard Chartered PLC as Group Chief Executive on 10 June 2015, having joined the Group in May 2015. He is based in London.


Bill has had a distinguished career in banking, having spent 26 years with JP Morgan in diverse leadership roles, becoming co-Chief Executive Officer of the investment bank in 2004 until he stepped down in 2009. Bill was the only career banker to be invited to be a committee member of the Independent Commission on Banking, established by the UK government in 2010 to recommend ways to improve competition and financial stability in banking. Subsequently, he served as advisor to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards and was asked by the Court of the Bank of England to complete an independent review of the bank’s liquidity operations. Bill founded the private credit fund Renshaw Bay in 2011 where he was Chairman and CEO until he stepped down from the company on appointment to the Standard Chartered PLC Board.


Bill is deeply engaged in driving the climate finance agenda. Under his leadership, Standard Chartered chairs the Net Zero Banking Alliance. Bill chaired the Taskforce for Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets, a global private-sector initiative that developed a roadmap to scale high-integrity carbon markets. Bill also co-Chairs the B20 Taskforce for Finance & Infrastructure, which has a special focus on unlocking finance for green infrastructure. Bill is an independent non-executive director of Novartis International AG.


sc.com


 

#52

Ross McEwan

Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

National Australia Bank

(Australia)


Ross McEwan became Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of National Australia Bank Limited in December 2019. Ross joined NAB from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) where he served as RBS Group CEO (2013-2019) and CEO UK Retail (2012-2013).


Prior to this, he worked at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) as Group Executive for Retail Banking Services and as Executive General Manager with responsibility for its branch network, contact centres and third-party mortgage brokers.


Ross has more than 30 years’ experience in the finance, insurance and investment industries, and prior to CBA, was Managing Director of First NZ Capital Securities. He was also Chief Executive Officer of National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd / AXA New Zealand Ltd. Ross is a director of the Australian Banking Association and the Financial Markets Foundation for Children.


nab.com.au


 

#53

Fu Wanjun

Executive Director and President

China Everbright Bank

(China)


Mr. Fu Wanjun has served as Executive Director, President of the Bank since June 2021, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the Bank since April 2021. He currently also serves as Member of the Party Committee and Executive Director of China Everbright Group.


He served as Deputy Manager of Credit and Loan Department II, Deputy Manager and Manager of Marketing Department II, Assistant General Manager, Deputy General Manager, Member of the Party Committee of Urumqi Branch of Bank of Communications (BOCOM), Secretary of the Party Committee and General Manager of BOCOM Yinchuan Branch, Secretary of the Party Committee and General Manager of BOCOM Xinjiang District (Urumqi) Branch, Secretary of the Party Committee and General Manager of BOCOM Chongqing Branch, General Manager (principal level in provincial branches) of Corporate and Institutional Business Department of BOCOM Head Office, Business Director (in charge of corporate and institutional business segment) of BOCOM Head Office; Deputy General Manager of China Everbright Group; and Non-executive Director of the Bank.


He holds a EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration) degree and is a senior economist.


cebbank.com


 

#54

Uwe Fröhlich, Dr. Cornelius Riese

Chief Executive Officers

DZ Bank

(Germany)


Uwe Fröhlich is responsible for the Strategy & Group Development; Cooperative Banks/Verbund; Communication, Marketing, CR; Structured Finance; Research and Economics. He is also in charge of DZ BANK’s foreign branches and representative offices. He is responsible for the local cooperative banks in Bavaria and for Sparda Banken and PSD Banken.


Dr. Cornelius Riese is responsible for Strategy & Group Development; Group Audit; Legal. He is also responsible for the local cooperative banks in Baden-Wuerttemberg.


dzbank.com


 

#55

Darryl White

Chief Executive Officer

BMO Financial Group

(Canada)


Darryl White was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BMO in 2017. He serves as a director of BMO Financial Group as well as its U.S. subsidiary, BMO Financial Corp.


He is a member of the Ottawa-based Business Council of Canada, the Washington, D.C.-based The Business Council, and the Mayor of Beijing’s International Business Leaders Advisory Council. Darryl also serves as a director of The Bank Policy Institute (BPI), a nonpartisan public policy, research and advocacy group, representing leading banks in the U.S. Darryl is Chair of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board and a member of the Catalyst Board of Directors.


Mr. White has strong ties to United Way Centraide. In 2018, he became Co-Chair of the Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity Roundtable, a partnership between BMO and United Way Greater Toronto that brings together business and community leaders to develop approaches to reduce economic disparity in the region. Mr. White serves as Campaign Cabinet Co-President for the Montréal Children’s Hospital Foundation. He is also a director of both the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens, and Alpine Canada, the governing body for alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing in Canada.


Mr. White is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario's Richard Ivey School of Business and has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.


bmo.com


 

#56

Toru Takakura

President and Executive Officer

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings

(Japan)


Mr. Takakura is 59 years old. Mr. Takakura joined The Sumitomo Trust and Banking CO., Ltd. in April 1984. In June 2010 he was appointed Executive Officer, Head Office Executive, General Manager of Integration Promotion Department of STB. In April 2012 he was appointed Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc. He was also appointed Director, Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited. In July 2013 he was appointed Managing Executive Officer, General Manager of Corporate Planning Department of SuMi TRUST Holdings. He was appointed Director, Managing Executive Officer, General Manager of Corporate Planning Department of SuMi TRUST Bank.


In January 2014 he was appointed Managing Executive Officer of SuMi TRUST Holdings and appointed Director, Managing Executive Officer of SuMi TRUST Bank. In April 2017 he was appointed Senior Managing Executive Officer of SuMi TRUST Holdings and appointed Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer of SuMi TRUST Bank. In June 2017 he was appointed Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer of SuMi TRUST Holdings. In June 2019 he was appointed Executive Officer of SuMi TRUST Holdings.


In April 2021 he was appointed President Executive Officer of SuMi TRUST Holdings and appointed Director of SuMi TRUST Bank (Current Position). In June 2021 he was appointed Director, President of SuMi TRUST Holdings (Current Position).


smth.jp


 

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