Vanessa Bailey

NatWest Holdings Chief Risk Officer



Vanessa is the Chief Risk Officer for NatWest Holdings. Prior to this she was the Interim CRO for NatWest Markets, the Group’s investment bank, responsible for providing oversight of NatWest Markets risk exposures across all disciplines as well as conduct advisory and compliance. Vanessa was also the Group Chief Credit Officer, focused on ensuring that risk-taking had the right balance between meeting customer needs while underpinning the Bank’s credit safety.

Vanessa has a wealth of experience from more than 30 years of working in risk in both Europe and Asia. She has worked not only for the Group  but also a number of other leading financial institutions in various senior capacities including Regional Chief Credit Officer and Regional Chief Risk Officer. These institutions included Credit Suisse, UBS and Westpac Banking Corporation.