Colm is renowned for his 30-year career with Morgan Stanley, where he served as President until 2019 overseeing both the Institutional Securities Business and Wealth Management segments of the organisation. During the global financial crisis, he held the position of CFO and Co-Head of Corporate Strategy from 2007 to 2009.
He has solid leadership experience in banking with excellent relationships around the world, as well as a deep understanding of the global banking landscape and broad banking experience across all the geographic regions and major business areas in which UBS operates.
Speaking about his appointment, Colm said:
“I am honoured and delighted to be appointed Visiting Professor by Loughborough Business School. I look forward to sharing my insights and experience with the students and faculty. Together we can contribute to the advancement of knowledge and practice in the field of banking and finance.”
Professor Nick Jennings, Vice-Chancellor and President of Loughborough University, commented:
“I am delighted that Colm has become a Visiting Professor at Loughborough University. He will bring significant acumen and insight from the sector and this will inform and inspire our staff and students.”
Professor Jan Godsell, Dean of Loughborough Business School, added:
“Following the launch of our Distinguished Speaker Series in which Colm spoke about the impact banking has on a fairer and more sustainable future, I’m really pleased to now welcome him as a Visiting Professor as we progress our vision as the first-choice business school for purpose-led people and organisations.
“As a renowned leader in the financial services sector, our students and colleagues will take a great deal of insight and inspiration from Colm as they go on to shape the future of banking – balancing economic, environmental and societal needs to make the world a better place.”