Wall Street 50 - 2013

Pryce Michael

Michael Pryce/National Australia Bank

Michael Pryce is head of portfolio risk management and director of financial institutions in New York for National Australia Bank (NAB), the largest financial institution in Australia, based on market capitalization and assets. He manages a multi-billion dollar portfolio of counter party credit and market risk for NAB’s U.S. Financial Institutions group of global banks, sovereigns and diversified financial institutions. Prior to joining NAB, Michael was a vice president at Credit Lyonnais and previously managed their Securities Lending Operation. Earlier in his career, he established and ran the Securities Lending Asia Desk at Bankers Trust.

Michael is also President of HOPe (Helping Other People), a non-profit development organization that oversees capacity building projects in Ethiopia, South Africa, Peru and Costa Rica. He is a founding member of the Irish International Business Network  in New York and a mentor in their Irish Executive Mentorship Program. He is involved in the Irish Business Organization and the University College Cork Alumni Association. Born in New York and raised in Ireland, Michael graduated from UCC with a bachelor’s degree in commerce and he also holds an M.B.A. from Fordham University, where he graduated with honors in finance. Michael and his wife, Emmy-winning producer Maura Kelly, reside in Westchester, New York.