Discover your dream Career
For Recruiters

Credit Suisse tech guy from defunct area surfaces at committed bank

With UBS making brutal noises, it's bad enough working for Credit Suisse now. It's even worse working for Credit Suisse if you're somehow still clinging to the tattered remnant of a job destroyed in the tumult of late 2021's withdrawal from prime broking

Glen Robinson has seemingly spent the past 17 months clutching at a disappearing role after Credit Suisse announced its decision to close its prime broking business. However, he is now back, in a new job at the European bank for which prime broking is the new big thing.

 He's just resurfaced at BNP Paribas, the European bank which bought the carcass of Deutsche Bank's prime broking business, and which appears to be thriving, comparatively speaking. 

Despite spending over 12 long years in prime broking technology at Credit Suisse, where he was latterly global head of the pb tech platform. However, Robinson isn't in charge of prime broking technology for BNP. Instead, he's head of site reliability engineering for the French bank's prime business. 

BNP's prime platform relies on Deutsche Bank technology and employs many of Deutsche's ex-prime technologists. Mayank Chawla, the global head of prime broking pricing and analytics at BNP Paribas spent 13 years at Deutsche Bank and was credited with helping the bank dodge big losses relating to Archegos. Credit Suisse, on the other hand, hurtled headlong into these losses and closed its prime broking business as a result. 

Click here to create a profile on eFinancialCareers. Make yourself visible to recruiters hiring for top jobs in technology and finance. 

Have a confidential story, tip, or comment you’d like to share? Contact: sbutcher@efinancialcareers.com in the first instance. Whatsapp/Signal/Telegram also available (Telegram: @SarahButcher)

Bear with us if you leave a comment at the bottom of this article: all our comments are moderated by human beings. Sometimes these humans might be asleep, or away from their desks, so it may take a while for your comment to appear. Eventually it will – unless it’s offensive or libelous (in which case it won’t.)

author-card-avatar
AUTHORSarah Butcher Global Editor

Sign up to our Newsletter!

Get advice to help you manage and drive your career.

Boost your career

Find thousands of job opportunities by signing up to eFinancialCareers today.
Recommended Jobs
Cobalt Recruitment
Private Equity- Investment Analyst
Cobalt Recruitment
London, United Kingdom
CW Talent
Quantitative Researcher
CW Talent
New York, United States
S.R Investment Partners
Hedge Fund Analyst / Business Development
S.R Investment Partners
London, United Kingdom
Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
Senior Operations Analyst – Major Hedge Fund – circa $300k total comp package!
Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
New York, United States
Garrison Associates, LLC
Quantitative Developer
Garrison Associates, LLC
Manhattan, United States
Metis Search
Investment Associate - Private Equity
Metis Search
London, United Kingdom

Sign up to our Newsletter!

Get advice to help you manage and drive your career.