Neil Winward

Managing Director and Head of Strategic Solutions

Neil Winward is Head of ORIX Strategic Solutions, where he leads the team in its effort to add incremental business and work across industry and business lines to enhance deal origination and structuring.

Based in New York, Mr. Winward brings more than 25 years of experience in accounting, tax and regulatory issues to his role at ORIX Corporation USA. Before joining the company, he served as CEO at Severa Capital Advisors, a company he co-founded in 2012. Mr. Winward has held a variety of senior leadership roles throughout his career, including partner at Blue Sky Capital and Co-Head of Capital Markets – Americas at Dresdner Kleinwort, where he worked for 20 years.

Mr. Winward holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge.