Washington, D.C., January 30, 2017 - The Institute of International Finance today announced the IIF Future Leaders Class of 2017.
"Our industry is continuing to change and evolve in response to regulation, technology and a rapidly changing global economy," said Tim Adams, president and CEO of the IIF. "As the leaders of today' begin to tackle these' questions, our Future Leaders program brings' together some of the brightest emerging talent to address pressing issues and to learn from one another."'
The Future Leaders program was formed in 2014 by the IIF's Board of Directors to recognize young leaders within the financial industry and to foster ties between rising stars from different regions and backgrounds. The Class of 2017' consists of 42 individuals from 41 institutions. It is a diverse group from 23' countries, representing a wide variety of roles in' the industry, including: legal & compliance, human resources, regulatory affairs, corporate strategy, corporate treasury, wholesale banking, private banking, branch banking, risk management, liquidity management, technology and' marketing.
Participants were nominated by their firms based on a track record of achievement within their institution and their potential, in the nominating institutions' view, to become a future leader in global finance.
The IIF Future Leaders Class of 2017' will gather in Tokyo in early May on the eve of IIF's Spring Membership Meeting' and again in October before the Institute's Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C.
The IIF Future Leaders Class of 2017' includes:
Chris Demetriou,Aberdeen Asset Management
Holger Braun,Allianz Real Estate GmbH
Amal Massis,Bank of Palestine
David Vaillant,BNP Paribas Group
Luanne Sieh,CIMB Group
Dominika Duziak,Citi Handlowy
Islam Seif El-Nasr Omar,Commercial International Bank S.A.E.
Florian Wandruszka,Commerzbank AG
Steve Ellis,Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Alex Wade,Credit Suisse AG
Calvin Ong,DBS Bank
Olaf Clemens,Deutsche Bank AG
Friedrich Luithlen,DZ Bank AG
Charlie Ford,Erste Group Bank AG
Leonor Lopes Gil,Groupe BPCE
Majed Alsadhan,Gulf International Bank BSC
Bart van Liebergen,IIF
Toks Oyebode,JP Morgan Chase & Co
Jakub Fast,mBank S.A.
Yuko Mitani,Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Hiroshi Nakaya,Mizuho Financial Group
Andrew Nash,Morgan Stanley
Carole Marchand,Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Saud Bajbair,National Commercial Bank
Anders Nicander,Nordea Bank AB
Mary Ann Betsch,PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Nedhal Al Nuaimi,Qatar National Bank S.A.Q.
Amit Sadhu,Royal Bank of Canada
MarÃa Ruiz Andújar,Santander S.A.
Kabelo Makeke,Standard Bank
Christopher Mattern,Standard Chartered Bank
Osamu Yagi,Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Husnu Mete Gunes,TÃ¼rkiye Is Bankasi A.S.
Louise Gelling,UBS AG
Dirk Schmidt,Wells Fargo & Company
Aseem Gandhi,YES Bank LTD.
The Institute of International Finance is the global association of the financial industry, with close to 500 members from 70 countries. Its mission is to support the financial industry in the prudent management of risks; to develop sound industry practices; and to advocate for regulatory, financial and economic policies that are in the broad interests of its members and foster global financial stability and sustainable economic growth. IIF members include commercial and investment banks, asset managers, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, central banks and development banks.' For more information visit www.iif.com.