Peter Christmas joins Fund Boards Council as a Senior Adviser

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Peter Christmas

Peter brings strong commercial background and a deep understanding of asset servicing.

Peter Christmas has joined Fund Boards Council (FBC) as a Senior Adviser.

With his strong commercial background and deep industry expertise in asset servicing, Peter will add an important dimension to the work that FBC does with its key constituency of funds board directors in the UK and across Europe.

Peter brings with him over 35 years’ experience working in the asset servicing industry, including spells in the Far East and USA, with a broad expertise of the financial services landscape across a number of sectors globally, including significant experience with asset managers, wealth managers and investment banks.

In his executive career, Peter specialised in senior client facing roles, including managing director positions at Pershing and Standard Chartered Bank. Most recently he was Head of Client Management and Business Development at NatWest Trustee and Depository Services.

Of his new advisory role, Peter commented, “I am looking forward to supporting the build-out of FBC’s corporate membership programme and bringing my industry experience in asset servicing to shine a light on the importance of these functions on fund governance, and especially in the boardroom.”

Shiv Taneja, CEO of FBC added: “Peter’s appreciation of the importance of fund governance has been plain to see for some time now, and we are absolutely delighted to welcome him as a senior adviser.”

Peter has a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering and spent the first years of his career working in Systems Development roles in Government and Finance. He also holds the IMC Part 1 and 2 qualification as well as the Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA.