Ian Greenstreet is an Investment Banker and recognised world expert in financial risk. He is considered by many as one of the world’s leading Risk Management professionals. Greenstreet, a Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales) holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Computer Science & Accounting from the University of Manchester.
His career spans over 25 years in the financial sector, specialising in risk management and credit analysis. In 2006, he joined the Medicapital Bank as the head of risk where he set up enterprise risk management for the Bank covering market risk, credit risk and operational risk including systems, procedures and policy manuals which gained FSA approval.
In 1996 Greenstreet was appointed Regional Country Risk Officer (Managing Director) ABN AMBRO Bank- London. For ten years he was responsible for the Bank’s credit approval, credit monitoring and credit risk quantification of exposures working closely with client coverage and trading floors providing structuring advice on transactions to ensure that risks are mitigated and comply with the Bank’s risk appetite. This enabled him to gain in-depth understanding of all wholesale bank products and project finance.
Earlier in his career, he had worked as the Head of Credit Yamaichi International (Europe) Limited, Lloyds Bank, Luxembourg (Private Bank), Stoy Hayward, Luxembourg, Henderson Fund Management, Luxembourg, Midland Bank and +Touche Ross & Co London. He is a member, Board Advisory Group of the London Stock Exchange. Ian joined the Board of Diamond Bank in 2011.