Head of Natural Resources, National Australia Bank
'The future of finance in mining'
Nick Rees joined National Australia Bank (NAB) in early 2016 and is currently Head of Natural Resources. Nick Rees leads NAB’s specialist industry coverage team with overall responsibility for relationship management and origination activities across the Mining & Metals and Oil & Gas sectors.
Nick Rees has 20 years’ broad-based experience across the natural resources industry, institutional banking and natural resources financing, and has led a wide range of transactions in Australia and the Americas spanning corporate, structured and project finance.
Before joining NAB, Nick Rees spent 4.5 years in New York where he established and led a Mining & Metals Project Finance business in the Americas for Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). This followed four years in CBA’s Brisbane office leading its Natural Resources business in Queensland.
Nick Rees holds Bachelor Degrees in Mining Engineering (First Class Honours) and Applied Geology, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment (Corporate Finance major) and has completed the Leadership Essentials Program at Columbia Business School in New York. Nick Rees is a Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.