Ronald Kent

Financial and Wholesale Policy

UK Finance Managing Director


Ronald joined UK Finance (previously British Bankers Association) in 2015. He is responsible for wholesale and financial policy matters and leads the teams engaging with Wholesale, Investment and International Banks, and capital markets, prudential, digital and technology, and tax issues. Ronald has held senior positions in leading investment banks, global exchanges, and international public organisations and has been based in the United States, UK, Europe and Asia. He was previously CEO and Executive Vice President for New York Stock Exchange Euronext London and Managing Director with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Ronald’s experience includes responsibility for businesses in both developed and emerging markets, encompassing public and private sector clients, m&a, investment, risk management, infrastructure, technology, business strategy, public policy and firm management. He is Board Director and Chair of the Audit Committee and of the Investment Committee for Caucasus Nature Fund, a foundation established by the German government and KfW (‘Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau’). Ronald began his career in New York as a lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell. Ronald is a graduate of Oxford University and the University of Chicago. He is married with five children.

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