About Roger

Roger is co-leader of McKinsey’s Americas Corporate & Investment Banking Practice. He has significant experience addressing the strategic, risk management, sales and marketing, and investment decisions facing financial institutions.

His recent work includes:

  • defining the electronic trading strategy and increasing sales force effectiveness at a global investment bank
  • shaping the strategic plan for a leading global corporate bank
  • leading McKinsey’s support for one of the world’s largest broker-dealer restructurings since the 2008-09 financial crisis

Roger is a regular speaker at conferences about trends in capital markets and investment banking, with a particular focus on fixed income and electronic trading.

Published work

Capital markets and investment banking: Time for real change and bold actions,” McKinsey & Company, September 2016

Beyond the hype: Blockchains in capital markets,” McKinsey Working Papers on Corporate & Investment Banking, Number 12, December 2015

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book: Implications and actions for banks,” McKinsey Working Papers on Corporate & Investment Banking, Number 11, December 2015

Improving capital markets profitability: From a product to a client focus,” McKinsey Working Papers on Corporate & Investment Banking, Number 5, July 2014

The brave new world of SEFs: How broker-dealers can protect their franchises,” McKinsey Working Papers on Corporate & Investment Banking, Number 4, June 2014

Corporate bond e-trading: Same game, new playing field,” (PDF–1 KB), McKinsey & Company and Greenwich Associates, August 2013

Education

University of Basel
PhD, finance

University of St. Gallen
MA, capital markets and finance