Stephen Roberts, Chief Executive Officer
Citi Country Officer, Australia
Stephen Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Country Officer, Citi Australia
Stephen H. Roberts is Chief Executive Officer of the Citi Institutional Clients Group, Australia/New Zealand and Chief Country Officer for Citi Australia and New Zealand.
Stephen joined Salomon Brothers as an investment banking associate in 1984 and the following year was transferred to Sydney and promoted to Vice President in 1985. In 1989, he was appointed Director with responsibility for opening and heading the firm's Melbourne office. In 1992 he transferred to London as Director of European Capital Markets. He left Salomon Brothers in August 1995 to work as Regional Head of Capital Markets for Lehman Brothers in Hong Kong. He rejoined Salomon Brothers in August 1996.
Prior to his career with Salomon Brothers, Stephen held positions with the Australian Treasury and the Australian Foreign Service as Vice Consul in New York.
Born in Australia, Stephen holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Australian National University.
Roy Gori, Chief Executive Officer, Australia
Roy Gori was appointed Country Business Manager in April 2008 and is responsible for the overall performance of Citi's Consumer Bank operations in Australia which includes the Citibank and Diners Club brands. Prior to being appointed Country Business Manager, Roy was the Director of Credit Cards and Consumer Lending for Citibank.
Roy has been with Citi for over 20 years and worked in a number of countries during that time. After joining in 1987, he moved through a variety of roles and departments including Operations, Treasury, Collections and Finance, where he was the Chief Financial Officer for the Retail Bank and the Insurance Company. In 1997 he moved to Singapore as the Asia Pacific Regional Head of Financial Data Warehousing. Two years later Roy relocated to Thailand, initially as Chief Financial Officer and then as Business Manager for Citigold, Credit Cards, and Consumer Lending in early 2002. He returned to Sydney as the Consumer Lending Business Manager in August 2003.
Roy holds a degree in Economics and Finance from The University of New South Wales and an MBA majoring in Marketing from UTS.