Managing Director at HSBC Securities
Social Finance Chair
Ben Katz is an international investment banker specializing in capital raising from fixed income investors and enterprise risk management using interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives to manage risk. From 1996 through 2010 Ben advised UK and Western European financial institutions and insurance companies and subsequently to the same type of US, Canadian and Bermudian companies.
Currently based in NYC with HSBC Securities, Ben advises clients with funding and risk management needs within relevant regulatory, rating agency and accounting constraints. Ben holds both US and UK citizenship and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business as well a CPA license. Ben has become keenly interested in using Social Finance to help solve intractable global issues around disease and nutrition. Ben is Board Treasurer of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition. To maintain an appropriate work life balance he places a heavy emphasis on endurance fitness; swimming, running, cycling and nutrition to properly fuel his body.