Robina Barker Bennett
Managing Director, Head of Financial Institutions
Robina leads the Financial Institutions business within the Commercial Banking division of Lloyds Banking Group. Financial Institutions is a strategic client coverage unit designed to create deeper institutional focus with the financial services segment, and to harness emerging industry trends.
Robina joined Bank of Scotland in March 2007 and was previously Head of Structured Products before moving to Head of Financial Institutions for North America and Global Head of Funds as part of Lloyds Banking Group.
Most recently she was Audit Director for the Commercial Banking division. Previous roles include Managing Director and Head of the European Credit Structuring team in CIBC, responsible for the origination and execution of all European Securitisations and CDO business.
In the late 1990’s, Robina was part of the management team that set up Enron Credit, the credit trading group within Enron, where she had general management and strategic responsibility. Earlier in her career, Robina worked on Project Finance transactions in both Enron and PowerGen. She started her banking career in 1990 at Hambros Bank, in a variety of areas from Leveraged Loans to Debt Advisory.