Founder, RitMir Ventures Ltd
Henry Ritchotte is the founder of RitMir Ventures, dedicated to investing in financial services firms.
Prior to launching RitMir, Henry created the blueprint for a digital challenger bank within Deutsche Bank. The digital bank aimed to deliver extraordinary customer experiences through intelligent use of technology, data and mobile devices.
Before embarking on this venture, Henry was Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Management Board and Group Executive Committee at Deutsche Bank since 2012. As Chief Operating Officer, he was responsible over various periods for Group Strategy, Technology, Operations, Corporate Services, Corporate Security, Business Continuity, Information Security and the Bank’s global digital transformation agenda.
From 2010 Henry was Chief Operating Officer of the Corporate and Investment Bank and a member of its Executive Committee. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of Global Markets, based in London. Between 2004 and 2008 he was Head of Global Markets in Tokyo, where he became a member of the Global Markets Executive Committee, and from 2001 to 2004 Head of the Institutional Client Group Asia in Singapore.
Before joining Deutsche Bank in 1995 in Fixed Income Sales, Henry worked for Credit Suisse First Boston (New York, USA), spent a year as a Luce Scholar (Jakarta, Indonesia), served with the boutique investment bank Recof Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) and worked as a financial analyst at Merrill Lynch (New York, USA).
Henry holds a degree in History from Haverford College, Pennsylvania, magna cum laude. He has a masters degree in East Asian Studies and an MBA from the University of Chicago and speaks a number of European and Asian languages. Henry is married and has two children.