This excerpt taken from the ABN 20-F filed Mar 31, 2008.
Brian Crowe is the Managing Board member responsible for Business Unit (BU) Global Clients, BU Global Markets and BU Transaction Banking. He was appointed to the ABN AMRO Managing Board in November 2007. Prior to his board appointment, Brian was Chief Executive, Global Banking & Markets at The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS). Brian joined RBS in 1997, as Director, Treasury & Capital Markets and Group Treasurer, progressing to Managing Director and in 2001 became Deputy CEO, Corporate Banking & Financial Markets and Head of Financial Markets. He is Chairman of RBS Greenwich Capital, a Director of Coutts & Co and Chairman of The Wholesale Committee at the British Bankers Association. Brian also serves on the Global Banking Issues Committee of the European Banking Federation. Previous to his career at RBS, Brian worked at Chase Manhattan Bank holding a variety of roles including Market Risk Executive for Europe and Asia, European Treasurer & Europe IRRM Executive. Brian completed a BA (Hons) in Economics at Cambridge University and went on to qualify as an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, whilst working at Pannell Kerr Forster, Chartered Accountants in London.