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Bob Diamond

Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Atlas Merchant CapitalUK

Bob Diamond is Founding Partner and CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital LLC. He is also Co-Founder and Chairman of Atlas Mara.

Bob was previously CEO of Barclays PLC, and before that, President of Barclays and CEO of Corporate & Investment Banking and Wealth Management. Prior to Barclays, Bob held several senior positions at CSFB, including Vice Chairman and Head of Global Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange in New York, as well as Chairman, President and CEO of CSFB Pacific.  He was also Head of European and Asian Fixed Income Trading at Morgan Stanley.

Bob is a Trustee of The American Foundation of the Imperial War Museum Inc., a Life Member of The Council on Foreign Relations and is involved in several non-profit initiatives, including being a Director of the Diamond Foundation. He is Life Trustee and former Chair of the Colby College Board of Trustees.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Colby College in Maine and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.  He was awarded Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Connecticut and Doctor of Laws from Colby College.

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