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Nell Cady-Kruse, BS '84, MBA '85

Nell Cady-Kruse joined Standard Chartered as Chief Risk Officer, Wholesale Banking in January 2011, based in Singapore.

Nell has over 25 years of banking experience in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Fifteen years was spent 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 management and risk.

After a stint as CFO of an Internet company during the dotcom bubble, Nell went on to spend 9 years with Credit Suisse. She joined in London and became the Head of Credit Risk Management for Europe, Middle East & Africa for CSFB. Most recently Nell was the Chief Risk Officer for 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 charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA). She serves as member of the Cornell Alumni Council, the President’s Council of Cornell Women and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell Advisory Council, where she chairs the Global Committee.

Nell received her MBA from Johnson at Cornell. She received her B.S. with Honors in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University.