Group Treasurer and Head of Europe, BHP Billiton
Vandita joined BHP Billiton in January 2016 as Group Treasurer and Head of Europe. In this capacity she is responsible for BHP Billiton Group’s structural financial risk, liquidity investment portfolio, corporate finance & Debt portfolio, capital management related functions and involved in all the strategic transactions which have balance-sheet impact. Vandita also heads BHP Billiton’s operations in Europe and as part of her accountabilities, plays a pivotal role in representing BHP Billiton in this region. In her current role, Vandita is one of the senior most executives and the most senior female Asian in the Group globally.
Vandita has recently joined the FMSB Board in a personal capacity. FMSB (Fixed Income Currency and Commodity Markets Standards Board) is a private sector led, standards setting body for the wholesale FICC markets.
Vandita joined BHP Billiton from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) where she undertook various challenging mandates in Treasury including as the Business Treasurer, Group Head of Capital Management and Markets, and following the financial crisis, of setting up Global Balance Sheet & Liquidity Management for RBS’s Investment Bank.
Vandita was presented with the Asian Women of Achievement Professions Award in May 2017.