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Carsten Egeriis - Chief Executive Officer of Danske Bank is at 57th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.



Carsten Egeriis

Chief Executive Officer

Danske Bank


Carsten Egeriis is the CEO of Danske Bank. Carsten was named CEO in April of 2021, after serving as Chief Risk Officer of the bank since 2017. Prior to joining Danske, Carsten spent over a decade at Barclays in several risk roles, most recently as Chief Risk Officer of Barclays UK. Earlier in his career, he served in risk roles for GE in Portugal and Germany.

Carsten earned his BSc in International Business from Copenhagen Business School in 2000 and his EMBA from London Business School in 2009.



Stefan Wintels

Chief Executive Officer

KfW Group


Stefan Wintels is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of KfW. Until 1 November 2021, he lead the KfW Executive Board together with Dr Günther Bräunig (65) as Co-CEO.

After holding various management positions at Deutsche Bank and Citigroup in Frankfurt and London, Stefan Wintels was head of German operations at Citigroup Global Markets Europa AG from 2014 to 2020. In this position, he played a key role in deciding that the Citigroup EU broker/dealer is now based in Frankfurt. As Chief Executive Officer, he was responsible for corporate and investment banking, the European branch network and the internal departments of HR, Internal Auditing and Communications.

Since 2020, Stefan Wintels has been Global Co-Head of Financial Institutions Banking, which includes fintechs in addition to banks and insurance companies. In this role, he is also a member of the Global Executive Committee in the department of Banking, Capital Markets & Advisory. Due to his many years of experience, he is very familiar with the international banking business and international financial markets. Stefan Wintels also possesses considerable committee and management experience.

Wintels holds a degree in Business Administration from the Technical University of Berlin and completed the second year of an MBA programme at the University of Illinois in the USA.



Manfred Knof




Dr. Manfred Knof was named Chief Executive Officer of Commerzbank AG in September of 2020. Before joining, Dr. Knof was the head of Deutsche Bank AG. Prior to that he served for more than two decades at Germany's largest insurance group Allianz.

Commerzbank is the leading bank for the German Mittelstand and a strong partner for around 28,000 corporate client groups and around 11 million private and small-business customers in Germany. The Bank’s two Business Segments – Private and Small-Business Customers and Corporate Clients – offer a comprehensive portfolio of financial services. Commerzbank transacts approximately 30 percent of Germany’s foreign trade and is present internationally in almost 40 countries in the corporate clients’ business. The Bank focuses on the German Mittelstand, large corporates, and institutional clients.

As part of its international business, Commerzbank supports clients with German connectivity and companies operating in selected future-oriented industries. Following the integration of comdirect, private and small-business customers benefit from the services offered by one of Germany’s most advanced online banks combined with personal advisory support on site. Its Polish subsidiary mBank S.A. is an innovative digital bank that serves approximately 5.6 million private and corporate customers, predominantly in Poland, but also in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2021, Commerzbank generated gross revenues of some €8.5 billion with around 46,500 employees.



Dinesh Kumar Khara


State Bank of India


Dinesh Kumar Khara (born 28 August 1961) is a career banker and Chairman of the State Bank of India a position he assumed on 7 October 2020.

He is a postgraduate in Commerce from Delhi School of Economics and an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi. He is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). Khara joined SBI in 1984 as a Probationary Officer. He has held several key positions such as MD (Global Banking & Subsidiaries), MD (Associates & Subsidiaries), MD & CEO (SBI Mutual Funds) and Chief General Manager – Bhopal Circle. He was also posted in SBI, Chicago for an overseas assignment.

As Managing Director, he led the International Banking Group, Corporate Banking and Global Treasury Operations, as well as the non-banking subsidiaries of the Bank, SBI Cards, SBIMF, SBI Life Insurance and SBI General Insurance, etc. He executed the merger of five Subsidiary Banks of SBI and Bhartiya Mahila Bank with SBI. Additionally, he headed the Risk, IT and Compliance functions of the bank at various points.



Dario Scannapieco

Chief Executive Officer

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP)


Born in Rome on August 18th 1967, Dario Scannapieco graduated with honours in Economics and got an MBA at Harvard Business School (1997).

He started in 1992 at Telecom Italia, within the Planning and strategic control department. From 1997 to 2002 Dario Scannapieco worked as Advisor to the Director General of the Treasury at the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance. In 2002 he was appointed Director General for Finance and Privatisation at the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance and worked there till 2007. From 2007 to May 2021 Dario Scannapieco was Vice-president at the European Investment Bank (EIB). He was also Chairman of the European Investment Fund from 2012 to May 2021.

From May 2021 he became CEO and General Manager at Cassa Depositi e Prestiti and from July 2021 he became CEO at CDP Reti. He was also a member of several BoDs and International Committees.



Wu Fulin

Chairman and President

The Export-Import Bank of China (Eximbank)


After graduation from Fudan University, Dr. Wu first worked at China Foreign Exchange Trade System, then joined China Everbright Bank where he successively served as General Manager of the Planning and Treasury Department, General Manager of the Treasury Department, President of Kunming Branch, President of Shenzhen Branch, and General Manager of the Strategies Management Department. He later became General Manager of the Strategic Planning Department of China Everbright Group Limited.

He went on to serve as Member of the Party Committee and Deputy General Manager of China Everbright Group Limited (also served as Chief Economist of China Everbright Group Limited from April 2013 to October 2018, and Chairman of Sun Life Everbright Life Insurance Company Limited from July 2015 to October 2018). He was member of the Party Committee of Bank of China and Executive Vice President of Bank of China.

Between 01/2020-04/2022 he served as Deputy Party Secretary, Vice Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of China. He was appointed Party Secretary and Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of China.



Victor G. Dodig

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce


Victor Dodig was named President and CEO of the CIBC group of companies, one of North America's leading financial services institutions, in September 2014. During his tenure, Victor has helped usher in a new era for the bank, positioning CIBC as a relationship-oriented bank for a modern world. In 2016, he led the acquisition of The PrivateBank, establishing a strong North American platform for CIBC to serve clients and deliver future growth. Victor brings more than 25 years of extensive business and banking experience, having led CIBC's Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Retail Banking businesses.

Over the course of his career, Victor has also led several businesses with UBS and Merrill Lynch in Canada and internationally, and was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. A member of CIBC's Board of Directors, Victor also serves on the board of the C.D. Howe Institute and is Vice-Chair of the Business Council of Canada. A recipient of the 2017 Catalyst Canada Honours (Company Leader) Champion award, Victor is a vocal advocate for inclusion in the workplace, serving as a member of the global Catalyst Board of Directors, Past Chair of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board, and Past Chair of the 30% Club Canada.

He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, where he earned an MBA and was recognized as a Baker Scholar. Victor holds a diploma from the Institut d'études politiques in Paris and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto (St. Michael's College) in Commerce. He has received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Ryerson University. Victor resides in Toronto with his wife, Maureen. They are the proud parents of four children.



Xie Yonglin


Ping An Bank


Mr. Xie Joined the Ping An Group Company in 1994. He has been an Executive Director of the Company since April 2020. He is the Company's President and Co-CEO. Mr. Xie is the Chairman of Ping An Bank and a Director of Ping An Financial Leasing.

Mr. Xie was the Deputy Director of the Company's Strategic Development & Reform Center from June 2005 to March 2006. He held positions of the Operations Director, the Human Resources Director, and a Vice President of Ping An Bank from March 2006 to November 2013, and served as the Special Assistant to the Chairman, the President and the CEO, and the Chairman of Ping An Securities from November 2013 to November 2016 consecutively.

He was a Senior Vice President of the Company from September 2016 to December 2019. Previously, Mr. Xie served as the Deputy General Manager of Ping An Property & Casualty's sub-branches, the Deputy General Manager and then the General Manager of Ping An Life's branches, and the General Manager of Ping An Life's Marketing Department.

Mr. Xie holds a Master's degree in Science and a Ph.D. in Corporate Management from Nanjing University.



Robert Swaak

Chief Executive Officer



Robert Swaak was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Executive Board of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. effective 22 April 2020 for the period of 4 years. As CEO he is also responsible for Audit, Legal & Corporate Office, Strategy & Sustainability, Brand, Marketing & Communications and jointly responsible (temporary) with the CFO for the CI&TO portfolio.

Previously, Robert Swaak held various positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) where he started in 1988 and became partner in 1998. From 2006 until 2013 he was member of the Management Board of PwC the Netherlands (CFO, COO, CHRO), and served as Chairman of the Management Board from 2008 onwards. Subsequently, from 2013 until 2017 he was Global Vice Chairman/Global Clients and Industries leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers International. In this role he was responsible for PwC’s Global Clients, Industries and Markets, including the Financial Services Industry Group, and for setting PwC’s client delivery vision and strategy. In 2017 Robert Swaak became Global Relationship Partner and continued his responsibilities as Lead Audit Partner in the Financial Service practice of PwC the Netherlands. Until 30 June 2020 he was member of the Board of Trustees of Stichting Bernard van Leer Foundation and Stichting Van Leer Group Foundation.

Robert Swaak holds the following educational qualifications: Chartered Accountant (RA), Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1994), Master’s degree in Business Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam (1988).



Andrew Cecere

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

U.S. Bancorp


Andy Cecere is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of U.S. Bancorp, a well-respected financial services holding company with businesses across the United States, Canada and Europe.

U.S. Bancorp is headquartered in Minneapolis and is the parent company of U.S. Bank, which is the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. U.S. Bancorp is also the parent company of Elavon, a leader in the payment processing industry.

Andy became chairman of U.S. Bancorp in 2018, and he chairs the company’s Managing Committee, the highest-ranking executives within the organization. Andy’s financial career spans nearly 40 years. He started as a financial analyst at Control Data Corporation before joining U.S. Bancorp in its finance group in 1985. He was named vice president of acquisition analysis in 1990 and was promoted to senior vice president of finance and planning in 1992. He served as chief administrative officer for business banking, private financial services and relationship banking from 1996 to 1999. In 1999, Andy became a U.S. Bank vice chairman, with responsibility for the company’s corporate trust, leasing, treasury management, international banking and government banking functions, before serving as the company’s chief financial officer from 2000 to 2001. Subsequently, he spent six years as the vice chairman of the company’s wealth management division. Andy then served as vice chairman and CFO of U.S. Bancorp from 2007 to 2015. He was named chief operating officer in early 2015, ascended to president in 2016 and became chief executive officer in 2017.

Andy serves on the board of overseers for the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, and the board of trustees for the University of St. Thomas. He is active with Bank Policy Institute (BPI), Business Council, Business Roundtable, MN Business Partnership, and The Clearing House (TCH).

Andy earned his master’s of business administration degree in finance from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the University of St. Thomas.


Stefan Wintels - Chief Executive Officer of KfW Group is at 58th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.



Gonzalo Gortázar

Chief Executive Officer



Gonzalo Gortázar, born in Madrid in 1965, has been CEO of CaixaBank since June 2014. Mr Gortázar holds a dual degree in Law and Business from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) and an MBA with distinction from the INSEAD Business School.

He is also currently board member of Banco BPI. Mr Gortázar served as CaixaBank's Chief Financial Officer prior to being appointed CEO in June 2014. Before that, he was CEO of Criteria CaixaCorp between 2009 and June 2011. From 1993 to 2009, he worked at Morgan Stanley in London and Madrid, holding several posts in the investment banking division and leading the European Financial Institutions Group until he joined Criteria in mid-2009.

Previously, he held various corporate and investment banking positions at Bank of America. He has been Chairman of VidaCaixa, First Vice-Chairman at Repsol and a board member of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, Erste Bank, SegurCaixa Adeslas, Abertis, Port Aventura and Saba.



Milton Maluhy Filho

Chief Executive Officer

Itau Unibanco Group


Milton Maluhy Filho became a director on January 1, 2019. Mr. Maluhy has been the Chief Executive Officer at the Itaú Unibanco Group since 2021, having served as CFO and CRO as well.

Previously, Mr. Maluhy was the Chief Executive Officer of Itaú Corpbanca between April 1, 2016 and December 31, 2018, responsible for the merger of Corpbanca and Banco Itaú Chile.

He joined the Itaú Unibanco Group in 2002, was elected Officer in 2007 and became a partner in 2010. Previously, he was CEO of Rede S.A. (former Redecar S.A.), a card-processing subsidiary, and Executive Director at Itaú Unibanco, responsible for the management of the credit card segment and retail store alliances. Previously, he worked at Itaú BBA, holding leadership positions in areas such as international, products, operations, treasury, and trading desk. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked at J.P. Morgan, Crédit Commercial de France (CCF Brazil) and Lloyds TSB.

Mr. Maluhy holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado — FAAP.



Masahiro Minami

President and Representative Executive Officer

Resona Holdings


Masahiro Minami is the President & Representative Director at Resona Holdings, Inc. He is also on the board of Resona Bank Ltd.

Resona Holdings, Inc. is the holding company of Resona Group, the fourth-largest banking group in Japan. It is headquartered in the Kiba area of Koto, Tokyo. The Resona Group has a strong customer base in the Tokyo metropolitan area and the Kansai area, where economic activity and population are concentrated. Resona leverages its branch network, which is the largest in Japan, and full-line trust and real estate capabilities to provide optimized solutions to more customers.



Fausto de Andrade Ribeiro

President and Chief Executive Officer

Banco do Brasil SA


Fausto de Andrade Ribeiro, 53 years old, holds a degree in Business Administration from Faculdade Católica de Brasília and in Law from Universidade CEUB – DF. He holds a specialization in International Finance and an Executive MBA in Finance, both from IBMEC, as well as a specialization in Economics from the Minerva Program at George Washington University.

He has been an employee of Banco do Brasil since 1988. He held the position of Chief Executive Officer at BB Consórcios since September / 2020. Previously, he was Executive Manager of the Accounting Department in 2019 and of the Channels Unit, from 2016 to 2019. He also held the position of General Director of the Banco do Brasil unit in Spain between 2013 and 2016 and represented BB in the Transition Committee with the Board of Directors of Banco Patagonia, in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 2010. Between 2000 and 2010 he was Executive Manager in the Internal Controls Department.



Jong Kyoo Yoon

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

KB Financial Group Inc.

(South Korea)

Jong-Kyoo Yoon holds the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for KB Financial Group, Inc. In his past career he was Chief Financial Officer & Vice President for KB Financial Group, Inc. and President & Chief Executive Officer at KB Kookmin Bank (a subsidiary of KB Financial Group, Inc.) and Executive Vice President & Senior Partner at Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers.

He received a doctorate and an undergraduate degree from Sungkyunkwan University, a graduate degree from Seoul National University and a graduate degree from Korea National Open University.



Cho Yong-byoung

Chief Executive Officer

Shinhan Financial Group

(South Korea)

Cho Yong-Byoung Cho holds the position of Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. In his past career he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management Co., Ltd. and President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Shinhan Bank Co., Ltd. He received a graduate degree from Korea University.



Kentaro Okuda

President and Group Chief Executive Officer

Nomura Group


Kentaro Okuda is currently President and Group CEO of Nomura Holdings and Representative Director, President of Nomura Securities. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Nomura Holdings. Prior to becoming Group CEO in April 2020, Mr. Okuda served as Group Co-COO of Nomura Holdings and Deputy President of Nomura Securities from April 2018. He concurrently served as President and Chief Executive Ofcer of Nomura Holding America, a position he held from 2017 to 2019, together with his role as Head of Americas.

Mr. Okuda joined Nomura in 1987. During his career at Nomura, he has held a number of senior positions with the rm, mainly within the Wholesale/Investment Banking business, including Global Head of Investment Banking and Joint Head of Wholesale, Global Head of M&A, and Head of TMT. Mr. Okuda also has management experience within corporate functions, having served as Head of Group Strategy and Executive Ofce, where he was responsible for developing and implementing the group’s corporate strategy.

Mr. Okuda graduated from Keio University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and received his MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.



Piyush Gupta

Chief Executive Officer

DBS Group


Mr. Piyush Gupta has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of DBS Group since 2009. DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, headquartered in Singapore.

Recognised for its global leadership, DBS has been named "World’s Best Bank" by several global publications like Euromoney and Global Finance. The bank is at the forefront of leveraging digital technology to shape the future of banking, and was also named “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney. In addition, in 2019, DBS was listed among the top ten most transformative organisations of the decade by Harvard Business Review.

Prior to joining DBS, Piyush had a 27 year career at Citigroup, where his last position was Chief Executive Officer for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Piyush is Vice-Chairman of the Institute of International Finance, Washington, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Executive Committee.

In addition, he is a member of Singapore’s Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of AI and Data, Singapore Management University (SMU) Board of Trustees and Bretton Woods Committee - Advisory Council. He sits on the boards of Singapore’s National Research Foundation, and the Singapore’s Council for Board Diversity. Piyush is a term trustee of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA). Previously, he has been a member of the Singapore Emerging Stronger Taskforce, aimed at defining Singapore’s future in a post-Covid world, the UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the McKinsey Advisory Council.

Piyush has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. Piyush was named one of the world’s top 100 best-performing chief executives in Harvard Business Review - 2019 edition of "The CEO 100". In 2020, he was awarded the Public Service Star by the President of Singapore for his meritorious services to the nation. He was named Global Indian of the Year by the Economic Times in 2021, Singapore Business Awards' Outstanding Chief Executive of the Year in 2016, and Singapore Business Leader of the Year by CNBC in 2014. In his personal capacity, he takes a keen interest in nature, and is a Co-Chairman of the BirdLife International Advisory Group.



Daniella Marques

Chief Executive Officer

Caixa Economica Federal


Mrs. Marques is the CEO of Caixa Economica Federal. She was previously the Secretary of Productivity and Competitiveness of the Ministry of Economy from February to June of 2022. Ahead of the Secretary, she launched the Brasil pra Elas program of incentive for female entrepreneurship, in partnership with SEBRAE and CAIXA. In four months, the program has assisted over 10 thousand women.

Mrs. Marques has also led the resumption of the Brasil Mais program, the Crédito Brasil Empreendedor, the regulation of the carbon market in Brazil and the Investments Monitor tool, which brings together information on public and private investments in Brazil throughout all sectors of the economy.

Between January 2019 and January 2022, Mrs. Marques held a position of special nature in the Ministry of Economy as chief of the Special Advisory for Strategic Affairs of Minister Paulo Guedes. She participated actively in the design and negotiation of the Pension Reform, the Emergency Aid, which assisted 68 million Brazilians during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the project that guaranteed the autonomy of the Central Bank. Besides acting together with the Congress to revision regulation marks, such as the Gas Law and the new Sanitation Framework, Mrs. Marques was part of the transition team of President Jair Bolsonaro’s government.

At 42 years old, Daniella has worked for several years in the financial market, in the investment funds independent management segment. She was a partner of Bozano Investimentos, where she acted as Director of Compliance and Operations and Financial (COO and CFO). She was also executive director of Oren Investimentos and acted in Mercatto Investimentos as Risk and Compliance director, Partner and Variable Income Manager.

Mrs. Marques has a bachelor’s degree in business administration at PUC/RJ and an MBA in Finance at Ibmec. She was born in Barra Mansa, Rio de Janeiro. She is the mother of Pedro Henrique and a defender and enthusiast supporter of women’s causes.