Michael M Roberts is the Head of Global Corporate Banking and Lending within Citi's Corporate & Investment Banking. In this role, Mr Roberts focuses on several areas such as further developing Citi's leading Corporate Bank, which provides the highest quality cross border corporate banking solutions to the world's multinational corporations through Citi's unrivalled global network. He is also responsible for the end-to-end management of Citi's corporate loan portfolio.
Mr Roberts also assumed the role of Chief Lending Officer for Citibank, N.A., and is responsible for all loan-related activities for Citibank globally, which includes the ICG, the Private Bank and the Consumer Bank.
Prior to his present position, he was the Deputy Head and COO of Citi's Global Corporate Bank, a position he held from April 2007 to December 2008.
Previously, Mr Roberts was a Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Institutions, a position held between April 2007 and January 2003, and Head of Global Automotive and Industrials (2002), within Citibank's Global Relationship Bank. Prior to these assignments, Mr. Roberts was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Canada, the leading foreign bank operating in Canada from 1998 until 2002.
He also served in various positions with the bank in France, Belgium and Turkey.
Mr Roberts received a BA in Economics from the University of Texas and an MA in International Affairs (Banking and Finance) at Columbia University's School of International Affairs.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of British American Business; The Regional Plan Association; The School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University; and The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Roberts is married and has two daughters, and lives in New York.