This work for investment, retail and private bankers, explains the proven techniques available in the management of bank capital, which help to minimize risk and maximize shareholder value by prudent allocation of capital and effective measurement of its performance. The second edition has been fully revised and updated to incorporate the significant developments which have taken place since the first edition. It includes new sections with more technical information and advanced analysis of the subjects covered in the broader introductory chapters.
Chris Matten is Head of Group Capital Management at the National Australia Bank, a role which covers capital allocation, balance sheet management and the management of the Bank's external and internal capital and funding programmes. A UK Chartered Accountant, Chris spent six years in Japan and a further six years in Switzerland in various financial and risk control roles, first at Union Bank of Switzerland and later at Swiss Bank Corporation. After re-locating to Switzerland with SBC in 1991, he became Group Financial Controller in 1994. In November 1997, Chris moved to Australia to take up his current position at the National Australia Bank.