Les Matheson

CEO, Personal and Business Banking at Royal Bank of Scotland

Les was appointed CEO Personal and Business Banking in February 2014.  He joined RBS in 2010 as Managing Director of Products and added responsibility for Marketing in 2011.

Prior to joining RBS, Les served as Group Executive at St George Bank, part of the Westpac Group. Before becoming Head of the Retail Bank at St George, Les held a series of senior roles at Citibank where he spent 11 years. These included Head of Wealth Management and Marketing for Asia Pacific, General Manager for the Retail Business in Japan, CEO for Citibank Australia and finally Group CEO of Consumer Business for Central Asia.

Les began his career at Procter & Gamble following the completion of his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Edinburgh in 1982 where he achieved Honours in Marketing.

Les is a former Deputy Chairman of the Australian Bankers’ Association, passed member of the Edinburgh University Court and is a former Board member of Visa Europe.