Rowan Austin

Head of Trade Origination & Advisory, Corporates & Institutions, NatWest Group

Joined the bank

January 2011.

Responsibilities

Rowan is Head of Trade Origination & Advisory in the Corporates & Institutions team of Natwest Commercial Banking.  Along with his team, he is responsible for working with large corporate customers across the UK, Western Europe and the US to deliver working capital solutions supporting domestic and cross-border trade.

Previous experience

With extensive cross-product and sectoral knowledge, and having worked for four banks across six continents, Rowan started his banking career with Goldman Sachs before joining Barclays and performing roles across Corporate, International and Investment Banking. He then joined Europe Arab Bank, where he built a commodity and trade finance function across Europe and the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region before joining NatWest in 2011.  

Education

Rowan has a BA (Honours) in History from the University of Wales. He is also an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).