William Husband has joined Fortis Bank as deputy director, SCF – Global Commodities Group, reporting to Carl Shipman, head of structured commodity finance (SCF).

Husband joins from ING Bank in London, where he was responsible for originating SCF deals from London-based traders and producers in the African and Middle Eastern markets.

He will be responsible primarily for the CIS, Africa and Middle East markets in his new role.

Previously, Husband headed the SCF department at Absa Bank in London and worked in Citigroup’s trade finance department.