Master Class: Now What? Where do we go from here?
A look at recent events that have impacted the business and economic operating climate, including a discussion of what the new practical banking opportunities are, where they exist, and what banks need to look out for.
ORADOR: Peter Nathanial
Mr. Peter Nathanial provides strategic, risk management and restructuring advice to major Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Governments and other International Multi-lateral Organizations from around the world. He is frequently called on for his expertise as a leading professional in the area of corporate/debt restructuring, risk-management, and corporate governance.
Mr. Nathanial has been a partner of the boutique merchantbanking firm Impala Partners since late 2009. Impala Partners advises and invests principally in stressed companies and situations around the world. He is also a member of the managing partner for Kilimanjaro Credit Fund.
From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Nathanial was the Group Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Committee for The Royal Bank of Scotland Group. He was responsible for over $3 trillion in assets on the balance sheet and for working through the financial crisis. He established and managed a “bad bank” and a global loan-restructuring group within the Group.
Prior to The Royal Bank of Scotland, Mr. Nathanial spent over sixteen years at Citigroup, holding a variety of senior business management roles in New York, Zurich, London, Moscow, and Warsaw.
In his last role at Citigroup, Mr. Nathanial was based in New York as a Senior Corporate Officer / Managing Director and Head of Global Risk Oversight and Investments, where he had oversight of Citigroup’s Asset Management, Insurance, Alternative Investments Businesses, Employee Pension Plans, Country Risk, and Citigroup’s proprietary M&A activities.
Mr. Nathanial is an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD Business School and is the co-founder and director of INSEAD’s flagship certification program for Boards of Directors in the banking and financial sector. Mr. Nathanial is a Fellow of the International Corporate Governance Centre of INSEAD.
Originally from Australia, Mr. Nathanial is based in the United States and also serves on several private Advisory Boards, Boards of Directors and Multi-Family offices around the world. He has also previously served as President of a NASDAQ publicly listed company and SPAC.
Mr. Nathanial is a founding member of the International Financial Risk Institute, a former Member of the President’s Council of the International Crisis Group and was conferred as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Scotland in 2007.
Mr. Nathanial holds a BA from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.