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Richard Caven

Principal Business and Market Development Manager, Amazon Web Services (AWS) UK & Ireland

Richard Caven is Principal Business and Market Development Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the UK & Ireland, and Banking in the Nordics, where he is responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives to increase the adoption and usage of AWS Cloud Services in the digital transformation journey of Financial Services customers. Joining AWS in 2018, Richard has over 20 years of experience working in Financial Services first as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte and then for 10 years at Barclays. As a consultant he worked on strategy and organisation projects for international retail banking, insurance and asset management clients. At Barclays he led the European Strategy team for the Investment Bank and also served as Chief of Staff to the Group Chairman. He subsequently moved to Investor Relations where he become Head of Debt IR and Credit Rating Agency Relations, establishing the function to meet the changing needs of investors in a post-CRD IV regulatory environment. Before joining AWS Richard held an operational role as Chief of Staff and COO for Barclays Global Treasury and led the organisational change of the function required by structural reform.