Boardroom Dinner - Invite Only
David Duffy, CEO, CYBG plc
At this private Boardroom Dinner, Mr Duffy will provide his insights on the current UK economic and banking environment, including the rise of technology in banking and the UK's Open Banking regime, as well as the UK Government's Northern Powerhouse agenda, where CYBG with its Yorkshire Bank business is actively engaged. The latest developments in the Brexit progress are sure to feature as well.
David Duffy became CEO of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks in June 2015, joining the Board of Clydesdale Bank (CB) at the same time. In February 2016 he successfully led and completed the demerger and IPO of CB from NAB, re-creating a fully independent banking group, CYBG PLC, and becoming CEO of the newly listed bank.
CYBG operates the Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank brands in the UK and has a shareholder base spanning the UK, US and Australia. CYBG is the only UK banking group to have a dual listing on the London Stock Exchange and Australian Securities Exchange.
From 2011 to 2015 David was Chief Executive Officer of Allied Irish Banks (AIB), one of the largest retail and commercial banks in Ireland. David was pivotal in the turnaround of AIB returning it to a profit making institution after its 2009 3.5 billion euro bailout by the Irish Government.
David began his career with Management Consulting firm Craig Gardner in Dublin in 1984 and between 1987 and 2006 held various senior management, Global Head and Board positions in Goldman Sachs and ING Barings ending his career at ING as Head of Global Wholesale Banking Network.
In 2006 David joined Standard Bank PLC as Chief Executive Officer of Standard Bank International. He was responsible for Corporate and Investment banking activities in addition to overseas retail business units. The role covered Asia, Latin America, the UK and Europe. He relocated to Singapore in 2010 where he was also Head of Strategic Projects for Standard Bank PLC.
David (55) holds two degrees from the University of Dublin’s Trinity College - Master of the Arts (MA) and Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS Hons).