Per-Göran Persson, Consultant & Trainer

Services

  • Consulting and advisory in risk management, treasury management, and corporate finance. Development and implementation of risk measurement concepts, risk policies, and capital management tools.
  • Support for corporate development, including performance measurement, the evaluation of strategies, and corporate valuation in the context of acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Advisory to members of senior management and the Board of Directors, with a focus on risk management, treasury, and corporate finance.
  • Internal as well as external education expert in Finance. 

Experience

  • Head of Treasury Risk at Credit Suisse: led a global team of 25 professionals. Risk management: corporate interest-rate risk and foreign-exchange risk of the bank. Built up the global presence of the team, including an international assignment in Singapore to hire and train the Asia-Pacific team.

  • Head of Capital Management at Credit Suisse, and before that at UBS. Managed the bank's own capital, including forecasting the capital needs and the availability of capital. Provided advice to the CFO on dividends, share buybacks, the issuance of capital instruments, and limits on the capital utilization of the business divisions.
  • Corporate Strategy team at UBS: focused on the valuation of corporate transactions (M&A and divestitures) and strategic analysis, as well as the development and implementation of value-based management – a tool for measuring performance.
  • Interaction with top management and regulators has been important in all of the roles I held within the two banks over more than two decades. The education and coaching of team members was also crucial for success in these roles.
  • Research and teaching at the Stockholm School of Economics.
  • Languages: English, German, French, Swedish