Austin, Damian

Damian Austin

Managing Director - Chief Banking Officer, BACB,

As Chief Banking Officer, Damian is responsible for leading BACB’s businesses, incorporating Trade Finance, Real Estate, and Banking & Payment Services. Additionally, he oversees the corporate and financial institution coverage, working with BACB’s team of Relationship Managers and Transaction Client Services Team.

Damian has over 25 years’ Banking experience and a proven track record in originating, structuring, and syndicating transactions across a variety of specialist markets; having served as Interim European Head of Wholesale Banking & European Head of Global Transaction Banking at Bank ABC, and previously holding senior positions at HSBC and Barclays, where he built and led the Global Trade Syndications team.

In his role at BACB Damian oversees the Bank’s key business development activities, delivering sustainable profitable growth for the organisation. Using his extensive industry experience, Damian is leading the implementation of the Bank’s strategy to provide tailored solutions to clients operating, and trading, in specialist markets.