David Soanes

UK Country Head, UBS, 
David Soanes, Head of Corporate Client Solutions,  EMEA, UBS

David Soanes, UK Country Head, UBS David graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge University in 1991. Later that year David joined the Debt Capital Markets (DCM) group of UBS (SBC). In 2000, David was appointed head of the DCM Financial Institutions Group, EMEA and in 2004 to head all investment grade DCM business in Europe. David moved to IBD in 2006 to become Head of the Financial Institutions Group in EMEA. David’s responsibilities were expanded in 2007 to include the fixed income businesses of DCM and Structured Sales for FIG clients in EMEA.
 
In 2008 David was appointed head of the Global Capital Markets (GCM) team for EMEA, spanning Equity and Debt Capital Markets. David was appointed Deputy Head of GCM in 2009 and Global Head of GCM in March 2011 when he joined the Investment Bank Executive Committee. In October 2012 David was appointed to head the newly formed Corporate Client Solutions business for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and in 2013 to Global Head of Financial Institutions Group.
 
In December 2014 David became UK Country Head and a member of the UBS Ltd Board of Directors as well as of the UK Executive Committee.