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Alison Rose

Deputy CEO, Natwest Holdings. CEO, RBS's Commercial and Private Banking.

Alison Rose is Deputy CEO of NatWest Holdings and Chief Executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Corporate, Commercial & Private Banking business. An influential member of the RBS Executive Management Team, she leads over 12,000 people and is accountable for market-leading brands such as Coutts and Lombard.

She has worked at RBS for over 25 years and prior to her current role, was Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Markets & International Banking. Senior leadership roles with RBS have also included Head of Non–investment Grade Origination and Head of Leveraged Finance for the UK and Europe.

Previously shortlisted for the ‘most influential woman in investment banking’ award by Financial News, Alison is a passionate supporter of diversity and executive sponsor for the bank’s employee-led networks.  Invited to lead a review of the barriers to women starting a business by the UK Government, she also champions NatWest’s Entrepreneur Accelerator programme, an innovative initiative supporting start-up businesses across the UK.