Roger Brown – SVP, Head of Commercial Banking

Roger is a forward-thinking organisational leader with 15 years’ experience in corporate finance and business development. Passionate about building high-performing teams, Roger has supported numerous organisations from large corporates to middle market enterprises across multiple industries in North America. As Clarien’s SVP, Head of Commercial Banking, he is responsible for leading the Bank’s Commercial Banking division and managing a growing portfolio of high value client relationships in the commercial, corporate and institution sectors. As part of the Bank’s senior management team, he is also tasked with providing leadership and direction to support Clarien in achieving market share growth, delivering meaningful value to clients and overseeing the operations of the business unit.

In addition to a Master of Finance from the Rotman School of Managament at the University of Toronto, Canada, Roger has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University’s DeGoote School of Business. He began his career in 2010 at Canada’s Scotiabank as an Associate in Commercial Banking and rose to Associate Group Lead, Commercial Banking between November 2018 and January 2020.  Before moving to Bermuda to take up the post with Clarien Bank, Roger worked for four years at Laurentian Bank in Toronto as Regional Vice President, AVP Business Development in Commercial Banking, where he was responsible for business banking operations and growth strategy for the bank’s footprint in Ontario and Western Canada.