David Thomas

David Thomas
Chief Executive Officer – Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets Europe
David Thomas is a Director of the Board of CLS Group Holdings AG and also serves on the Board of CLS Bank International.

Mr. Thomas is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”) Capital Markets Europe responsible for leading all aspects of the business in the region including strategy execution and effective governance. He joined RBC Capital Markets in 1992. Mr. Thomas is a member of the RBC Capital Markets Global Operating Committee and the European Executive Committee and chairs the European Operating Committee. Mr. Thomas also holds a number of UK board roles including Executive Director of RBC Europe Limited and Chairman of RBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited. Mr. Thomas graduated in 1988 with a BSc (Hons) degree from Loughborough University in the UK. He is currently a member of the Corporate Partnerships Board for Great Ormond Street Hospital.