Nell Cady-Kruse, BS ’84, MBA ’85


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

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

Board of Directors and Chair, Board Enterprise Risk Committee for Barclays Bank Delaware

Nell Cady-Kruse was most recently a senior global executive at Standard Chartered Bank. She was the Chief Risk Officer, Wholesale Banking in 2011 and 2012, based in Singapore. She retired from financial services in August 2014 and is currently living in Chicago. Nell has 30 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. In 2002 she joined in London and became the Head of Credit Risk Management for Europe, Middle East & Africa. In 2005 Nell became 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 CFA Society Chicago. 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 chaired 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.