Weekly Q&A: Damian White, Treasurer at Noor Bank15 Apr 2019 - Opinion
Damian White joined Noor Bank as Treasurer in February 2014. In this role, he is responsible for the trading activities of the Bank, managing the investment portfolio and the sale of market-based products to the Bank’s customers. He is also responsible for asset and liability management of the Bank’s balance sheet and is chairman of its Asset and Liability Committee. Damian has been in the Gulf since January 2009 having previously spent 5 years as group treasurer of Al Rajhi Bank, based in Riyadh. Before moving to the Middle East, he was Head of Group Funding at National Australia Bank, Melbourne, with primary responsibility for raising approximately $30 billion of capital and term funding from global markets annually. Prior to this, he was head of the funding desk at Lehman Brothers Treasury, based in London. White’s working career began with eight years of service as an infantry officer in the Australian Regular Army. He holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School and a Queen’s Commission from the Royal Military College, Duntroon, Australia.