SpecialityManaging director and head, brand and marketing, Europe and APAC, Royal Bank of Canada
Managing director and head, brand and marketing, Europe and APAC, Royal Bank of CanadaDesirée Clarke Noble (Des) is Managing Director and Head of Brand and Marketing, Europe and Asia-Pacific at RBC Capital Markets, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Her team of seven manage all brand and sponsorship partnerships, events, business marketing, content and CSR activities across the regions.
Des is originally from New Zealand where she worked in fashion and wine before moving to London in 2000. She has nearly 20 years’ experience in financial brand and marketing and joined RBC in late 2014. In her role she is responsible for managing RBC’s brand and business marketing strategies across Europe and APAC as well as overarching RBC brand initiatives. Desirée also co-chairs RBC RWomen Europe, an employee resource group dedicated to fostering the development and career aspirations of colleagues and is a member of the regional RBC Diversity Council.
Prior to RBC, Des was a senior member of the HSBC Global Banking and Markets marketing team, managing significant global advertising, marketing and sponsorship campaigns. She is a Liveryman with the Worshipful Company of Marketors and a Freeman of the City of London.