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Global Chairman, Institutional Clients Group, Citi, United Kingdom
Alberto Verme is Global Chairman of Institutional Clients Group for Citi providing full content delivery to Citi's top institutional and private banking clients.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Verme has held significant prominent leadership roles within Citi. From 2009 to 2011, he was CEO of EMEA, leading 18 emerging market countries in CIS, Central & Eastern Europe, Turkey and Middle East.
From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Verme led Global Investment Banking division and served as a member of the Institutional Clients Group Management Committee and Investment Banking Operating Committee. His banking career also included leading Citi’s Global Energy, Power and Chemicals franchise from 2001 to 2004.
Mr. Verme joined Salomon Brothers in 1994 and worked as head, and later chairman, of Citi's Latin America Investment Banking Group through 2001.
Prior to 1994, Mr. Verme worked for Metallgesellschaft AG as president of MG Global Capital in London. From 1984 to 1992, he worked for The First Boston Corporation, where he served as director and head of Spain from 1990 to 1992 and co-head of Emerging Markets from 1988 to 1990.
Mr. Verme began his career at the World Bank in 1979 and has received a B.A. in economics from Denison University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
A Peruvian national, he is married to Milagros and has three children.
His passions are philanthropy, literature, music and football.