This excerpt taken from the ABN 20-F filed Mar 27, 2009.
Donald Workman is the Managing Board member responsible for Global Banking and Markets. He was appointed to the Managing Board on 22 September 2008. Prior to his appointment Mr Workman was Chief Executive, ABN AMRO Global Banking and Markets and has been responsible for the 'Shared Assets' Transition Steering Group in ABN AMRO charged with the disposal of non-core assets such as the private equity portfolios, minority stakes in other banks and investment funds. He is also responsible for the RBS relationship with the Global Markets and Corporate Banking Divisions of Bank of China. Having joined RBS in 1992 Mr Workman has been responsible for a number of large projects including the integration of the corporate banking parts of NatWest into RBS as well as having responsibility for various specialist units within RBS. Having originally a private equity background, he represented the Group on the Board of Southern Water, which was sold last year, and continues to represent the Group on the Board of Star Capital Partners, a specialist infrastructure investor. Before joining RBS he worked at 3i, Castleforth Fund Managers and stockbrokers Laing and Cruickshank where he was head of Corporate Finance. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and Magdalen College, Oxford.