John Owen

John Owen

CEO, International Banking


John leads the International Banking business which includes the client coverage teams, the international network, lending and transaction services products as well as the provision of products, such as DCM, Rates and FX, to International Banking clients. John also has responsibility within International Banking for debt capital markets and for financial institutions coverage.

Joined RBS

January 2011

Previous position at RBS

Head of Europe, Middle East & Africa region


BSc (Hons) degree from the University of Manchester

Institute of Science and Technology

Additional background

Member of the RBS Group Management Committee and the RBS Non-Core Executive Committee.

Before joining RBS, John spent 13 years in various senior management positions at Credit Suisse, including Global Head of Corporate Finance, Head of the Diversified Industries Group and Head of Investment Banking Switzerland.

Prior to that, John worked for UBS both in the UK and Switzerland and before that at Bank of America in London.