Nell Cady-Kruse was most recently a senior global executive at Standard Chartered Bank. She was their Chief Risk Officer, Wholesale Banking in 2011 and 2012, based in Singapore. As such she was responsible for credit risk and operational risk in over 70 countries, mainly in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. She retired from Standard Chartered in August 2014 and recently moved to Pacific Palisades, California.
Nell has 30 years of global banking experience having been based in the Asia, Europe and the US. She spent fifteen years with Bankers Trust Company where she started with the Leveraged Buyout Group in New York and worked through various positions in leveraged finance, high yield bonds, private equity, portfolio and risk management, and worked in the New York, London and Los Angeles offices.
After a year-long stint as CFO of an Internet company during the dotcom bubble, Nell went on to spend 9 years with Credit Suisse in London and then Hong Kong. She moved from Head of Credit Risk Management for Europe, Middle East & Africa, based in London, to Chief Risk Officer of the Asia Pacific region, based in Hong Kong. In this role she was responsible for Credit, Market and Operational Risk in Investment Banking, Private Banking, and Asset Management.
Nell is a CFA charter holder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago. She serves as member of the Cornell Alumni Council, the President’s Council of Cornell Women and the Emerging Markets Institute of Johnson at Cornell. Nell is now an emeritus member of the Johnson Advisory Committee, after actively serving for a decade and chairing the Global Committee.
Nell received her MBA from Johnson at Cornell in 1985. She received her B.S. with Honors in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University.