• Asset and Wealth Management
  • Global Banking & Wholesale Groups
  • Insurance
  • Retail Financial Services and Payments

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Asset and Wealth Management:


  • Annette Mosman joins APG as Chief Finance and Risk Officer from Generali Netherlands where she was CEO.
  • Arpan Shah joins Fidelity International as Global Head of Risk Operations from Deutsche Bank where he was Operational Risk Manager, Global Head of Infrastructure Coverage.
  • Usman Chaudry joins Gatehouse Bank as CRO from Tandem where he was Risk Director.
  • Oliver Bartholet joins Julius Baer as CRO and will be a member of the Executive Boards at both Julius Baer Group and Bank Julius Baer. He succeeds Bernhard Holder, who will remain with the organization as deputy CEO.
  • Thomas Kammermann joins Julius Baer as Chief Credit Officer from Credit Suisse where he was Head of Credit Risk Management, Large Swiss Corporates and Special Businesses.
  • Fiona Woodhouse joins Old Mutual Wealth as CRO for the Multi-Asset Business from Janus Henderson Investors where she was Deputy CRO.


  • Julia Lawler, Senior Executive Director of Principal Portfolio Strategies, the asset allocation boutique within Principal Global Investors, is appointed CRO. She replaces Greg Elming who is retiring.

Global Banking & Wholesale Groups:


  • Margot Lyons joins NatWest Markets as Senior Risk Officer from Ulster Bank Ireland DAC where she was CRO.
  • Martyn Brush leaves RBS where he was CRO for RBS Global Markets and Global Head of Traded Market Risk. He has been replaced on an interim basis by Vanessa Bailey, formerly RBS’s Chief Credit Officer.
  • Amitav Borkakoty moves internally at Standard Chartered, becoming Global Head of Frameworks, Policies and Risk Appetite within the Enterprise Risk Management function. He was previously CRO and Head of Operational Risk, Europe.
  • Richard Settle joins Shanghai Pudong Development Bank as Head of Risk from Société Générale where he was Senior Risk Management Consultant.


  • Bryce Ferguson, Head of Credit Analytics at Citi has retired. She has been replaced by Robert Cangemie, formerly the Head of Risk Ratings.
  • Paul Wood, CRO at Bloomberg, joins Citi as Global Head of Technology Risk. Paul is replaced by Fred Blatrami, Head of Enterprise Engineering.
  • Ann Rodriguez joins Deutsche Bank as Americas Head of Operational Risk. She was previously consulting after leaving GE Capital, where she was Head of Enterprise Risk
  • Robin Vince, Treasurer at Goldman Sachs, has been appointed the group CRO. He replaces Craig Broderick who is retiring.
  • Patrick Howard joins Morgan Stanley as Head of Market Risk Management. He was previously CRO for the markets business at BNY Mellon.
  • Graham Hepworth, currently RBC’s Executive Vice President Retail and Commercial Risk, is appointed Deputy CRO. He will succeed Mark Hughes, the current CRO who is retiring in April.
  • Mark Chauvin, CRO at TD Bank Group announces his retirement. He will be replaced by Ajai Bambawale, current CRO for TD Bank USA.
  • Penny Tsekouras joins UBS as Chief Credit Officer for the Investment Bank. She joins from Morgan Stanley where she was CRO for Morgan Stanley Bank N.A.
  • Mike Loughlin, CRO of Wells Fargo announces his retirement. His successor is yet to be announced.


  • Yue Hong Pak joins China CITIC Bank International as Singapore Head of Risk. Yue Hong relocates from Hong Kong where he was previously Head of Wholesale Credit and Market Risk for Hang Seng Bank.
  • Raymond Lee joins EFG Bank as Regional Head of Credit. Raymond joins from ABN AMRO Private Banking where he was the Head of Risk Management.
  • Lyn Fox joins Morgan Stanley as APAC Head of Market Risk from HSBC where they were APAC Head of Equity and Credit Trading Market Risk Management. He replaces Raj Jain who has moved to Tokyo with Morgan Stanley in a business role.
  • David Stephen joins Westpac as Group CRO. He succeeds Alexandra Holcomb who will be retiring. Stephen joins from Royal Bank of Scotland where he has been Group CRO since 2013.

Retail Financial Services and Payments:


  • Wahid Ali joins Al Rayan Bank as CRO from Williams & Glynn where he was Deputy CRO and Director of Risk, Strategy, Conduct and Regulatory Risk.
  • Clodagh Gunnigle joins Arrow Global Group as Group CRO from GE Capital International where she was Chief Credit Officer.
  • Paul Woods joins Arrow Global Group as Enterprise and Operational Risk Director from GE Capital International where he was Senior Operational Risk Manager.
  • Jim Winters joins Barclays UK as Managing Director, Fraud Risk Management from TSB Bank where he was Director of Financial Crime and Underwriting.
  • Gabriela Pires joins BFC Bank as Chief Risk and Compliance Officer from The Co-operative Bank where she was Senior Compliance Consultant.
  • Tomas Hazleton joins CivilisedBank as CRO from C.Hoare & Co. where he was CRO.
  • Jitender Arora joins Coventry Building Society as Head of Operational Risk from RBS where he was Head of Technology, Security, Payments and Resilience Risk (Future Williams & Glyn).
  • Graham Hill joins Funding Circle as CRO, UK from Wonga where he was Head of UK Credit Risk.
  • Tara Foley moves internally at Lloyds Banking Group, becoming Chief Operating Officer, Risk Division. She was previously Head of Customer, Change and Innovation, Risk Division.
  • Gavin Smyth joins Nationwide as Director of Prudential Risk oversight from Tandem Money where he was CRO.
  • Alison Verlander joins Nationwide as Director, First Line Risk from TSB where she was Director of Conduct and Operational Risk.
  • Rick Hunkin joins Provident Financial Group as Interim Group CRO from Williams & Glyn where he was CRO.
  • Annabel Murday moves internally at TSB Bank, becoming Head of Treasury Risk. She was previously Assistant Treasurer.
  • Phillip Dransfield joins Zopa as CRO from TSB Bank where he was Director, Credit Risk and Portfolio Management.


  • Sheldon Hall is named CRO at Capital One (effective August 1st, 2018). He succeeds Kevin Borgmann who is moving to an advisory role. John Finneran, the firm’s General Counsel, will serve as interim CRO.
  • Mark Midkiff joins KeyCorp as CRO, succeeding Bill Hartmann who is retiring. Mark was previously Deputy Chief Credit Officer at BB&T.



  • Karina Schreiber moves internally at Allianz Insurance, becoming CRO. She was previously Head of Group Actuarial Non-Life based in Munich.
  • Jonathan Pears steps into the role of CRO for Standard Life Assurance Limited. He was previously Chief Actuary for the firm.
  • Gareth Murphy joins Standard Life Aberdeen as CRO from Standard Life Investments where he was CRO.
  • Stefanie Ott joins SwissRe as Group Head of Operational Risk Management and Risk Governance from Generali where she was CRO.


  • Jess Merten is appointed CRO at Allstate, having previously held the position of Treasurer.
  • Geoff Craddock has been named CRO for Mass Mutual Life Insurance, replacing Elizabeth Ward who is appointed CFO. Craddock joins from OppenheimerFunds, the asset management affiliate.


  • Jason Chiu joins China Ping An Insurance Overseas Holdings Limited as Head of Risk Management from HSBC Global Asset Management where he was Asia Head of Business Risk.

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