Head of Europe (excl. UK) and Asia Pacific
Keith Rake’s Story
Keith is a highly experienced global COO/CIO who has operated at Exco and Managing Director level at BNP Paribas and Deutsche Bank. Keith also held a range of senior management secondments whilst at Price Waterhouse Coopers.
A specialist in the management of strategic change, Keith has successfully delivered large business integrations, which have yielded synergies of €150m. Similarly, he drove a global re-engineering programme across the OTC Derivatives business for a global investment bank, which saved over €500m in costs and resulted in them becoming the number one house for cost per trade.
Keith’s strengths lie in Derivatives and Structured Products, coupled with leadership, management and development skills, having run organisations of 2,000 people. He has worked extensively in Europe, the US and Asia and has driven several ground-breaking outsourcing/offshoring initiatives in India and with global vendors, blending diverse cultures and working practices.