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.