Rowan Dartington appoints Chief Operating Officer

Fiona Richards has joined Rowan Dartington as chief operating officer with responsibility for driving operational efficiencies and the development and execution of the firm’s strategic priorities and replaces Adrian Clark following his retirement. 

Richards comes to Rowan Dartington with an 20 years of diversified experience in consulting and operations across the global financial services industry. She brings deep operations knowledge and insight having previously worked at and advised several international banks. Most recently, she worked at Deutsche Bank, where she was Managing Director, COO and Head of Strategy with responsibility for the Collaborative Technology Solutions Group.
Richards brings a wealth of strategic knowledge and experience and will be responsible for the overall management of Rowan Dartington operations, ensuring that the business operates in line with all prevailing legal and regulatory requirements whilst providing a high level of service to clients and business partners.
Rowan Dartington’s chief executive, David Hobbs, says: “We are thrilled to welcome Fiona to the executive team to help the firm continue to drive forward our strategic plans and growth ambitions. Her broad experience, proven capability and comprehensive understanding of industry challenges will be instrumental as we work towards these goals, ensuring our clients and business partners continue to benefit from these initiatives.”
Fiona has taken over the role from Adrian Clark who has retired. David Hobbs, says: “Adrian helped to grow Rowan Dartington during his two years with the company, and is wished an enjoyable and well-earned retirement by all at the firm.”