Rob Garlick

Managing Director, Citi Global Insights at Citi


Rob Garlick, Managing Director, is responsible for thematic content at Citi Global Insights, including digitisation, innovation and the Future of Work. As Head of Citi Research EMEA from 2016- 2021, Rob led the team’s rise in the Institutional Investor surveys, from: #7 to #1 in UK; #9 to #2 in Western European; #7 to #2 in CEEMEA; and #7 to #1 globally. Other industry awards included: #1 rank for ESG Research from both II and ESG Investing; Best ETF Research providers by ETF Express; and Best Innovation paper by Savvy Investor.

Rob joined Citi in 1996 and previous roles at the firm include: Global Product Head at Citi Research, driving industry-leading thematic content (#1 rated by Extel); running Citi’s US Equity Sales desk in the UK to some of the world’s leading asset managers and hedge funds; and a No.1 rated Global Specialist Salesperson, covering Media and Telecommunications.

Rob started his career in Fund Management in 1993 at Singer & Friedlander, where he helped run the US equity fund. Rob passed the AIIMR as a prize-winner in Interpretation of Accounts & Corporate Finance. Among other industry qualifications, Rob holds a BSc (Econ) degree in Accounting and Management, an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change and is a qualified Executive Coach.