Senior Executive Manager, International Division at Aktua Financial Solutions
Nils Melngailis is Senior Executive Manager at Aktua Financial Solutions, a financial services company owned by Centerbridge Partners and headquartered in Madrid, Spain. Previously, he was Head of Financial Services at Alvarez & Marsal, a global strategy and restructuring advisory firm where he advised Central Banks, governments and financial institutions in the UK, Austria, Ireland, Greece, Ukraine and Cyprus.
In Spain, he led the establishment of SAREB, an 80 billion euro distressed asset management company. During the financial crisis in Latvia in 2008, he was appointed CEO of Parex bank where he restructured and rebranded the bank creating Citadele. As CEO of Lattelecom he redirected strategy, launched television services and rebranded the company. He has been a Senior Advisor to the Blackstone Group, Managing Executive at IBM and Senior Partner at PwC.
Mr. Melngailis is a Fulbright scholar and studied at Boston College and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.