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Kai S. Nargolwala

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Member of the Board of Directors

Born 1950 – Singapore Citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2013

Professional history


Credit Suisse

  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee (2017–present)
  • Member of the Governance and Nominations Committee (2017–present)
  • Member of the Innovation and Technology Committee (2015–present)
  • Member of the Compensation Committee (2014–present)
  • Member of the Risk Committee (2013–2017)
  • Non-executive chairman of Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific region
  • Member of the Executive Board (2008–2010)
  • CEO of Credit Suisse Asia Pacific region (2008–2010)

Standard Chartered plc, main board executive director

Prior to 1998

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)

Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., London, accountant (1970–1976)



Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA), England and Wales


BA in Economics, University of Delhi

Other activities and functions

  • Prudential plc, member of the board
  • Prudential Corporation Asia Limited, director and non-executive chairman
  • PSA International Pte. Ltd. Singapore, board member
  • Clifford Capital Pte. Ltd., director and non-executive chairman
  • Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, chairman of the governing board
  • Singapore Institute of Directors, Fellow