Mark Lawler is Global Head of FX Trading, FICC, at National Australia Bank based in Sydney. The FX team is responsible for risk management of FX Spot, FX Emerging Markets and FX Options, with offices in Wellington, Sydney, Hong Kong, London and New York.
Prior to joining NAB five years ago Mark spent 15 years with BNZ, based in Wellington, the last 6 years as Chief Dealer, FX Trading. Mark also spent 5 years with HSBC as Chief Dealer NZD Interest Rate Trading based in Auckland and Sydney.
Mark has spent the last 5 years as NAB’s representative on the Australian Foreign Exchange Committee (AFXC,) a representative forum under the sponsorship of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Before that Mark was BNZ’s FX representative on the New Zealand Financial Markets Association (NZFMA).
Mark has a MSc in Engineering Geology from Canterbury University, Christchurch NZ.