TP ICAP, the London based financial service provider also touted as world’s largest interdealer broker has made a new addition to its leadership team less than a month after announcing appointment of new global head of compliance. According to an update released by the firm, it has hired industry veteran Joanna Nader to serve as its new Global Head of Strategy. Joanna is a veteran with more than two decades of experience serving in industry-leading firms and is an expert in equity, capital markets and risk management. Before joining TP ICAP in her new role earlier this month, she served as Managing Director of Canadian investment banking firm RBC Capital Markets based out of the firm’s London office for 15 months. During her term at the firm, she also led its Diversified/ Specialty Financials Research division as the unit’s head alongside her duties as Managing Director.
Prior to her tenure at RBC Capital Markets, Joanna spent a bulk of her career serving in JRJ Group and Lehman Brothers which makes up two-thirds of her entire career. Joanna spent nearly a decade in private equity-focused financial service provider JRJ Group as its Chief Investment Officer and spent nearly nine years prior to that in investment banking and financial services provider Lehman Brothers in roles of Senior Vice President of Equity Research and Senior Vice President/Chief of Staff for Office of CEO Europe, Middle East and Asia market region. As Senior Vice President of Equity Research, she was the lead analyst covering European Investment Banks and Banks from Greece & Israel focusing and was in charge of Strategy, M&A and JV projects when serving in role of Senior Vice President/Chief of Staff for Office of CEO.
Joanna started her career as an Economist and Senior Analyst at BMO Financial Group and served as executive of Risk Management division at CIBC and BMO Financial Group and has also served as Manager for Financial Services Business Consulting at Arthur Andersen & Co – a UK based management consulting firm as per information in her LinkedIn profile. Commenting on Nader’s appointment at the firm, Nicolas Breteau, Chief Executive Officer of TP ICAP said, “I am very pleased Joanna has agreed to join TP ICAP. She is a hugely experienced and highly respected financial services professional and joins us at an important time as we design our new strategy for 2020 onwards”. Speaking about her new role at the firm, Joanna said, “I am delighted to be joining TP ICAP. TP ICAP sits in the heart of the world’s financial, energy and commodities markets and I am very excited about the opportunities for growth that I believe the company has”.