MoneyLive: Commercial Lending Uncertainty & Lessons from 2020

April 9, 2021 Jim Young

PrecisionLender's Gita Thollesson - the brains behind our annual State of Commercial Banking reports - recently appeared on a MoneyLive panel discussion titled "Commercial Lending in the Face of Uncertainty: Lessons from 2020."

MoneyLive puts on events and webinars for the banking industry in Europe and Asia. Gita's fellow guests on the panel were: 

  • Neil Evans, Head of Credit Risk, OakNorth Bank

  • Ermal Ngjeci, Head of SME Credit Risk, Metro Bank

  • Kaustubh Joshi, Executive Director, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

They covered a broad range of topics, including: Among the topics they covered: 

  • What were the key lessons from 2020? What needs to be done to ensure the right financial responses in the future? 
  • How can commercial banks use  data and analytics to improve profitability and portfolio management?
  • What steps can banks take to ensure RMs and credit officer have what they need to properly mitigate risk?




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Jim Young

Jim Young, Director of Content at PrecisionLender, is an award-winning writer with experience in a range of positions in media and marketing, from reporter to website editor to content marketer. Throughout his career Jim has focused on the story – how to find it, how to understand it, and how best to share it with others. At PrecisionLender, he manages the many ways in which the company shares its philosophy on banking and the power of relationships. Jim graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University and holds a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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