Nitzan started her career as a Business Analyst specialising in Anti Money Laundering and Market Abuse technology solutions and in 2016 was introduced to Nomura in a consultant role, leading an independent review of the Surveillance and Financial Crime technology platforms across Nomura’s Asia and EMEA operation. Her unique talent was noticed and Nomura hired her in February 2017 as a Project Manager within the Surveillance and Financial Crime Technology function. Within a very short period of time her contribution and influence grew and she was rapidly promoted to Head of Projects and change in July 2017, leading a large team of both employees and consultants, responsible for overseeing the delivery of the functions diverse portfolio of change programmes.

An active advocate for social responsibility, Nitzan was awarded certificates of excellence, for two years in succession, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to society, in Israel. She co-established a youth subsidiary of the well known “Lions” non-profit organisation (“NPO”) and established and managed a branch of one of the leading Israeli NPOs that provide financial advice and support to the underprivileged.

Her tenacity, drive for improvement and talent has instigated and resulted in a significant and quantifiably positive change. A consistent driving force for improvement, Nitzan has been at the forefront of developing and shaping the function to keep pace with the rapidly evolving and complex regulatory landscape and business requirements. She is recognised as a subject matter expert and a highly effective talent leader who is able to motivate and bring out the best in her team and build strong partnerships with the Business.

Nitzan’s outstanding contribution has helped to take Nomura’s Surveillance and Financial Crime Technology capability to the next level.