Nigel Williams
Chief Risk Officer
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
ANZ Centre
833 Collins Street
Docklands VIC 3008

Nigel Williams is ANZ’s Chief Risk Officer.

He is responsible for ANZ’s global risk management, overseeing our global Credit, Market and Operational Risk and Compliance teams as well as risk related strategies, policies and processes.

Nigel is a career banker with more than 29 years experience in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.He started his career in Derivative Markets and has held various Institutional, Commercial, Treasury and operational roles within ANZ and the Lloyds TSB Group.

Nigel graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Marketing, Accounting and Finance and has also attended leadership and strategy training at the University of Michigan, Duke University and Oxford University, England.

Nigel is a past member of the 2008 NZ Government Taskforce on Capital Markets Development. He is also a former Director of NZX Limited, E*TRADE Australia Limited and Australian Financial Markets Association, as well as a past Board member of INFINZ.

He is a member of New Zealand Institute of Directors, and in 2009 was recognised as a fellow of INFINZ.

He is also a member of the Art Gallery NSW President’s Council, a past Chairman of the City Art Gallery Foundation and a past Chairman of Wellesley College.

Last updated: February 2014.

Key dates

December 2011
Appointed Chief Risk Officer, ANZ

November 2008
Appointed Managing Director, Australia, Institutional

September 2006
Appointed Managing Director, Institutional, Corporate and Commercial Banking, New Zealand

September 2004
Appointed Managing Director, Institutional, New Zealand

1984 - 2003
Lloyds TSB Group