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MaxCap welcomes Tony Woods as Chief Risk Officer

May 17, 2016
MaxCap welcomes Tony Woods as Chief Risk Officer

MaxCap continues to attract top global talent with the appointment of Tony Woods as Chief Risk Officer based in MaxCap’s headquarters in Melbourne.

Tony will assume responsibility for risk with a focus on credit policy, and will monitor the risks of investments made across the firm’s investment management business including separate accounts, funds and co-investment products for its institutional and private investors.

With this appointment, Tony will join the company’s executive management team and lead credit-risk committees and audit reviews. He will also be part of senior level discussions on ESG performance, compliance and strategy, particularly with regard to risk modelling and portfolio stress testing.

Tony is an industry veteran and has over 25 years of executive experience at the National Australia Bank Group (NAB) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), where he built and led global risk, business and advisory functions.

He has deep property experience, having led credit and business functions responsible for the property businesses at both banks. Tony is a proven commercial deal executor, with strong credit risk acumen and knowledge of all sectors of Commercial Real Estate.

Tony was a member of NAB’s Transactional Credit Committee, the Group’s ultimate decision-making authority, and held the highest personal lending authority available. He was a member of the Global Business Banking Property Council, created to establish and monitor the Bank’s risk appetite for real estate in all markets and geographies. He has significant experience in all aspects of risk management with particular expertise in credit risk, regulatory risk, operating risk and compliance, and has been a leader in the fields of risk frameworks, practices, monitoring and testing. In his last role at NAB, Tony was responsible for oversight of the Group on a global basis, across all risks and businesses.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Economics and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA).