Chris Kirk

Chief Risk Officer

Chris leads a team of risk professionals supporting the business in its growth agenda across international jurisdictions, including the UK, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Primary responsibilities include second line assurance of activities including credit risk, operational risk enterprise wide and prudential risk. Chris is also a member of the bank’s executive committee.

He has over 33 years’ experience in the financial services industry working for both global blue-chip companies in London, continental Europe and Jersey, in addition to smaller challenger banks. Prior to joining Nedbank Private Wealth, Chris spent 30 years with HSBC Group and held a number of executive roles in both the first and second lines of defence, including global head of financial crime compliance for the commercial banking division. More recently, Chris performed the role of chief risk officer for Al Rayan Bank in the UK.