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Kai S. Nargolwala

Member of the Board of Directors


 Kai S. Nargolwala

Born 1950 – Singaporean citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2013

Professional history

2008-present Credit Suisse
  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee (2017-present, member since 2014)
  • Member of the Risk Committee (2013-2017, 2021-present)
  • Member of the Governance and Nominations Committee (2017-present)
  • Member of the Innovation and Technology Committee (2015-2021)
  • Member of the Conduct and Financial Crime Control Committee (2019-present)
  • Non-executive chairman of Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific region (2010-2011) 
  • Member of the Executive Board (2008-2010)
  • CEO of Credit Suisse Asia Pacific region (2008-2010)
1998-2007 Standard Chartered plc
  • Main board executive director
1976-1995 Bank of America
  • Group executive vice president and head of Asia Wholesale Banking group in Hong Kong (1990-1995)
  • Head of High Technology Industry group in San Francisco and New York (1984-1990)
  • Various management and other positions in the UK (1976-1984)
1970-1976 Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., London
  • Accountant 


1974 Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA), England and Wales
1969 BA in Economics, University of Delhi

Other activities and functions

  • PSA International Pte. Ltd., non-executive director
  • Temasek International Pte. Ltd., Sustainable Finance Steering Committee, co-chair
  • Singapore Pools (Private) Limited, Deputy Chairman
  • 65 Equity Partners Holdings Pte. Ltd., Chairman
  • Singapore Institute of Directors, Fellow