Kabul's banker

Meet the man setting up a bank in Afghanistan.

Peter van der Krogt, a veteran of Asian banking, is now based in Amsterdam for ING where he runs its somewhat unique institutional and government advisory division - a department that primarily gives emerging markets banks advice and seconds ING bankers to help run the banks in question. One of the division's more recent tasks has been to set up Afghanistan's first bank. We met Van der Krogt to discuss the challenges of setting up a bank in Kabul

You have become involved in banking in Kabul. How did that come about

The first initial contacts were made two years ago. We were approached by the ADB. They simply asked...

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