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Paul Riordan Chief Credit Officer at NAB


Mr. Riordan leads the Chief Credit Officer Team, which is responsible for customer enablement, measurement, management and oversight of all credit portfolios for National Australia Bank.  Prior to his current appointment, Mr Riordan was the Executive General Manager and Chief Credit Officer Enterprise Risk, and responsibilities included operational risk, conduct and compliance risk across the Group.

Prior to his appointment as Executive General Manager at the National Australia Bank in February 2016, Mr. Riordan had been with Commonwealth Bank of Australia in a variety of senior roles. These roles included Head of Global Trading, EGM Global Markets (FICC), EGM Global Finance Solutions, EGM Business Development & Risk Management and since 2007 Chief Risk Officer, Institutional & Business Banking.

In addition, he served as the Country Treasurer for the Bank of America in Australia and the Regional Head of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives, East Asia for UBS.

Mr. Riordan is a former Director of the Board of CLS Group Holdings AG and has also served on the Board of CLS Bank International. He has chaired the Nominating & Governance Committee and was also a member of the Chairman’s Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Mr. Riordan received a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide in Australia and has completed the Advanced Management Programme at Wharton. He is a member of CPA Australia, Finance & Treasury Association, and the Risk Management Association. He was Chairman of the Australian Financial Markets Association between 2001 and 2004.