Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Ray Klien has over 15 years’ experience in Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, Private Banking and Wealth Management. He joined Republic Bank Trinidad & Tobago in 2016 as Head of the Investment Banking Division and was responsible for leading Strategic Mergers & Acquisition transactions in the Caribbean for the RFHL Group. He later went on Secondment to Republic Bank Cayman Limited (George Town, Grand Cayman) as Senior Investment Manager, Securities Investment Business Unit.
His technical skills span various business areas including, Corporate Strategy, Credit Analysis, Loan Syndications, Equity & Credit Derivatives, Project Finance and Organizational Leadership etc. He has been key in leading the RFHL Group’s sustainability initiatives and commitments including Principles of Responsible Banking and Climate Finance.
Prior to joining Republic Bank, Trinidad & Tobago in 2016, he worked as a Research Analyst for Amalgamated Capital Partners, New York for 3 years. He was also an Associate Private Wealth Advisor for Ultra High Net Worth Clients Bank; in New York for two years and later joined Morgan Stanley as Manager of Product Development and Strategy also for two years. He was Vice President – Citi Global Private Bank, New York (Citigroup) from 2014 -2016.
He holds a BA in Economics (Brooklyn College of The University of New York) and an MBA Finance, from Columbia University.