Nick Kalikajaros


He is an experienced leader in the Financial Services Industry with particular emphasis in Domestic and International Private Banking, Premium/Priority Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate Advisory for over 25 years. He has worked at a number of leading organisations including Credit Suisse (CEO & Managing Director of Credit Suisse Private Bank. Australia), Merrill Lynch (Head of Global Private Clients, Australia and New Zealand), St George Bank (General Manager and Head of Private Bank and Private Client Services), UBS (Co-Head of UBS Private Clients, Australia) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Senior Executive positions in Private Banking, Business Banking and Credit).

Providing innovative solutions to stakeholders in international wealth management and banking markets, Nick services sovereign wealth funds, global banks, private wealth managers & brokers, institutional investors, professional services firms, government and regulators, High Net Worth investors, Affluent Investors and Mass Affluent Investors and their advisors.

Nick’s primary focus is on emerging markets in Middle East (MENA), Asia Pacific and Central Eastern Europe (CEE) as well providing coverage on Australia, USA, UK and European markets.

Nick has a successful track record of establishing and building wealth management business for domestic and global financial institutions and entrepreneurship, setting a foothold in several industries with significant exposure to global networking. He has knowledge and experience in General Management, Start-ups, Turnarounds, Leadership, Operations, Human Resources and Strategy.

Nick's private client base has ranged from sovereign wealth funds, family offices, small corporates, entrepreneurs, executives of both publicly quoted and unlisted companies, professionals such as solicitors and accountants, sportspeople and entertainers.

Nick is a Senior Fellow of FINSIA , as well as a member of both the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets and Network for Family Businesses and has completed a postgraduate degree at Sydney’s Macquarie University in Banking Management.

Nick is the founder of the Linkedin Groups 'Global Private Banking and Wealth Management"   “China Private Banking and Wealth Management” and “India Private Banking and Wealth Management”

Nick is also a Non Executive Director - Elect for a respected Australian Solar Energy Group, Deputy CEO for an Asia Pacific Private Equity Group, Senior Industry Advisor to a Global Consulting and Advisory Group covering banking and wealth management, Regional Director Asia Pacific & MENA for an organisation that provides advisory and consulting services on clients strategic business issues and their impacts on professional development, Regional Leader Asia Pacific & MENA for a soon to be launched web platform globally catering for islamic professionals and executives and Project Director for a Global Research Group covering banking and wealth management.

Email: nick[at]