Peter Boland is the Group Head of Internal Audit & Risk for Henley & Partners. Whilst this role encompasses the firm’s global operations, Peter is based out of Dubai where he has lived for the past 10 years, employed in various senior Internal Audit, Compliance and Supervisory roles with HSBC and the Central Bank of the UAE, prior to retiring from HSBC in 2015. Peter’s global banking career spans 35 years, joining HSBC as an International Manager in 1980. Peter worked with HSBC in a variety of front line customer facing and also control roles in India, Hong Kong, New York and Bahrain, prior to relocating to Dubai in 2005 when he was appointed the Regional Head of Internal Audit for the Middle East & North Africa. Peter holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law degrees from Monash University, Australia, and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of the United Kingdom.