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Peter Hahn

Dean & Henry Grunfeld Professor of Banking 

The London Institute of Banking & Finance Faculty Profiles

Pete had a long and distinguished career in banking in the United Kingdom and USA, lastly as Senior Corporate Finance Officer for the UK & Managing Director at Citigroup.  Subsequently, he served as Senior/Special Adviser to banking supervision at the Bank of England and, its predecessor, the Financial Services Authority.

Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Regulation, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance.


Cass Business School, City, University of London, Various roles including Senior Lecturer, Senior Fellow, Lecturer, Fellow, PhD Student: 2004 – 2016.
Bank of England Prudential Regulation Authority (& Financial Services Authority), Senior Advisor: 2009 – 2014.
Citigroup/Citibank, Managing Director & Senior Corporate Finance Officer for the UK: 1994-2003.
Kidder, Peabody & Co., Vice President: 1988 – 1994.
Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company of New York, Vice President: 1981 – 1988.
Société Générale, Intern: 1980.

Post-Doctoral Fellow & Senior Fellow, Foundation for Management Education & Economic & Social Research Council: 2007 – 2010.
PhD, Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London: 2004 – 2008.
MBA, New York University: 1979 – 1981

  • International Management Programme: London Business School: 1981.
  • Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Paris): 1980.

BA (Hons), Drew University (USA): 1976 – 1979.

Professional Qualifications
International Teachers Programme, SDA Bocconi/International Schools of Business Management: 2008 – 2009.
Higher Education Academy Fellow: 2009.
Cass Business School, PG(CERT): 2007.
NASD, Series 7 (USA): 1990.
SFA/FSA, Corporate Finance: 1994.

Bank of England (Prudential Regulatory Authority), Financial Services Authority, Santander Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group, other banks (UK and foreign), technology providers, industry groupings.

English (fluent), French (intermediate).

Feature & editorials for the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The Banker, The International Banker, and Academic Journals.

Professional Activity
Université de Lorraine, Finance Conference on "L'Actualité de la Finance Acte II", Keynote Speaker, May 2019.
Technova/Marketforce, "Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services", Chairman & Panel Participant, March 2019.
MoneyLIVE, “Identifying the customer: digital advances”, Chairman & Panel Participant, November 2018.
Chevening Alumni Alliance (CAA) Global Forum, Speaker & Panel Participant, October 2018.
Compello, Retail Banking International 2018, Opening/Keynote – “Conduct liability in digital banking”: May 2018.
Société Universitaire Européenne de Recherches Financières, Monetary policy normalisation: scenarios and risks (London), Panel speaker: April 2018.
MoneyLIVE (Marketforce), The Future of Retail Banking, Panel Chair: December 2017.
Marketforce, The Future of Digital Banking, Conference Chairman: June 2017.
International Chamber of Commerce, Supply chain finance summit, Panel Chair: May 2017.
EFMA, Bank Distribution Summit, Speech – “Digital banking risks”: May 2017.
Financial Times, Banking Standards, Panel Speaker: May 2017.
EFMA, Affluent and Private Banking Summit (Vienna), Chairman and Keynote/Opening Speech – “Trends in wealth banking”: September 2016.
International Federation of Accountants & Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales, The role of good regulation, Chairman and speaker: July 2016.

Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

City University of London Student Union, Sustained Achievement (Lifetime) in Teaching: 2015.
Cass Business School, City University of London, Excellence Prize for Undergraduate Teaching, Excellence Prize for Postgraduate Teaching: 2010.

External invitations
All-Party Committee on Governance – Invited to answer questions from MPs and Peers on the nationalised banks and regulation.
Treasury Select Committee of the House of Commons – Invited to answer questions from MPs on governance, regulation, proposed banking laws.
Economic Affairs Committee of the House of Lords – Invited to answer questions from Peers on banking issues.
Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards – Invited to answer questions from MPs and Peers on bank governance and regulation.