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Roland Whyte joins FNZ as Global Head of Strategy and Corporate Development

In this newly created role, Roland will be responsible for FNZ’s group strategy, M&A and strategic investments.

Roland Whyte joins FNZ as Global Head of Strategy and Corporate Development

29 Oct 2019

FNZ has appointed Roland Whyte as Global Head of Strategy and Corporate Development.

Whyte is an experienced corporate strategist who has worked in a variety of roles over nearly 20 years in the financial services sector. He joins FNZ from HSBC, where he was Global Sector Head of Asset and Wealth Managers.

In this newly created role, Whyte will be responsible for FNZ’s group strategy, M&A and strategic investments.

Adrian Durham, chief executive of FNZ Group, said: “Roland’s appointment further strengthens our senior executive team, particularly in the areas of strategy and corporate development, which are increasingly important as we continue to grow internationally.”

Roland’s appointment further strengthens our senior executive team, particularly in the areas of strategy and corporate development, which are increasingly important as we continue to grow internationally.

Adrian Durham, Group CEO

“Roland has accumulated a huge amount of knowledge and experience in his career to date, most significantly in the asset and wealth management space, and I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to grow our global platform business.”

Roland Whyte joined HSBC in 2005 and has worked in a number of different roles within the bank’s financial institutions group globally, including banking, insurance, and asset and wealth management. He has advised major blue-chip financial services clients on corporate strategy, including strategic reviews, M&A, IPOs, financing and restructuring activities.

Roland Whyte said: “FNZ is one of the most exciting firms operating in the global asset and wealth management space. I’ve been working closely with the company for some time now and I’m hugely enthused by the prospect of helping shape the ongoing growth story at FNZ over the coming years. I’m joining a market-leading franchise with huge growth potential in a fast evolving industry.”