Rishi Naik

Head of Insurance-Linked Securities Sales and Trading, BNP Paribas

Rishi Naik joined BNP Paribas in 2004 and leads the Bank’s ILS Sales & Trading operations

Achievements: ‘Best Bank for Insurance-Linked Securities 2014 and 2015’ by Insurance Risk and ‘Life Transaction of the Year 2014’ from Trading Risk

Education: First Class Honours in BSc Economics from University College London and an MSc in Investment Management from the Cass Business School

Rishi Naik joined BNP Paribas’ Fixed Income division in 2004 and leads the Bank’s ILS Sales and Trading initiatives. He has personally overseen more than 40 structured insurance risk transfer programs totaling in excess of US$ 10bn and is credited for growing the Bank’s client franchise in the non-life and life securitization space. Under his leadership BNP Paribas has become a pre-eminent player in the ILS market. During 2014 and 2015 BNP Paribas was awarded ‘Best Bank for Insurance-Linked Securities’ by Insurance Risk and received the ‘2014 Life Transaction of the Year’ award from Trading Risk. Rishi graduated from University College London with First Class Honours in BSc Economics and has an MSc in Investment Management from the Cass Business School.