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David Thomas is chief executive officer of RBC Capital Markets Europe and head of RBC Wealth Management – International.

Since 2011, David has served as CEO, RBC Capital Markets Europe. In this capacity, he's responsible for leading all aspects of the businesses in the region, including strategy execution and effective governance.

As head of RBC Wealth Management – International, David is responsible for the bank’s British Isles–based wealth management business, which provides solutions to high-net-worth clients from offices in London, Jersey and Guernsey.

David joined RBC in 1992 and has held a number of global and regional mandates. He also holds a number of UK board roles including executive director of RBC Europe Limited and chairman of RBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited.

He's a member of the Corporate Partnerships Board for Great Ormond Street Hospital and is active in fundraising for the charity.