Interim CEO of NatWest Markets
Date of Appointment: December 2019
Robert joined the Executive Committee of RBS in December 2019, when he was appointed Interim CEO of NatWest Markets. NatWest Markets provides financing and risk management to large corporates and financial institution customers in the UK and Western Europe and supports them with a global trading and distribution platform.
He has been with RBS for 40 years and has extensive experience in treasury and capital markets. During his career, he has built successful capital markets businesses across fixed income, derivatives, asset management and cash markets and led teams in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US.
After spending 20 years in our Markets business, Robert joined RBS Treasury in 2009 where he was instrumental in transforming the RBS balance sheet. In 2017 Robert was appointed as RBS Treasurer with responsibilities for all aspects of Treasury and the management of the Bank’s balance sheet.
He holds an MBA from CASS Business School and is a former president of the Chartered Institute of Banker Scotland (London Branch).