Rory joined the Board of Directors in October 2010.
Rory joined Rowe & Pitman in 1983, working in the corporate finance department. In 1986, Rowe & Pitman merged into SG Warburg creating a truly integrated and international financial services platform. From 1993, he led the UK Corporate Finance department of this new entity. In 1995, SG Warburg merged into Swiss Bank Corporation at which point Rory became Global Head of its Equity Capital Markets division. In 1999, following a further merger, this time between UBS and SBC, Rory was appointed joint Global Head of Investment Banking, a role which he fulfilled for nearly 5 years. In 2004, he was then appointed Chairman and CEO of UBS Group across Asia Pacific, responsible for Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Asset Management. He joined the UBS Group Executive Board in 2006.
In 2010, Rory joined RBS as Chief Executive of Coutts (the Wealth division of RBS). He is a member of the RBS Group Management Committee.