Calum Cooper

Head of Shared Services Europe
Calum Cooper MSc (Lon), Head of Shared Operations Poland, Head of RBS Global Hub Europe Calum was appointed to in June 2010 to lead the continued development of the Royal Bank of Scotland captive shared service centre in Poland. He joined the bank 13 years ago in London for ABN AMRO Wholesale Client Services as the Global Head of Information Security Risk Assessment. Prior to his current role, he was the COO for RBS Kazakhstan and before that was the COO for ABN AMRO Bank Poland. Calum began his career as a software developer before moving into security engineering/security software development and subsequently information security. He has worked predominantly in financial services but had exposure to manufacturing and telecoms as well as formerly being a government CESG listed security advisor. Key successes in his current role have been in leading large scale operations in support of two successful regulatory driven skilled person reviews as well as building a number of areas in Poland recognised within the bank as centres of excellence or centres of competence.