Colm Kelleher was elected as Chairman of UBS Group AG in April 2022. He also serves as a Director of the Norfolk Southern Committee.
Prior to retiring from the Firm in June 2019, Colm was President of Morgan Stanley, overseeing both the Institutional Securities business and Wealth Management. Before that he served as President of Morgan Stanley Institutional Securities and CEO of Morgan Stanley International, where he was responsible for all of Morgan Stanley’s businesses outside of the US and the Firm’s Institutional Securities business globally. Between October 2007 and December 2009, Mr. Kelleher was Chief Financial Officer and Co-Head of Corporate Strategy, helping to steer the Firm through the financial crisis and managing the Firm’s capital and liquidity during a period of great market dislocation.
Mr. Kelleher was Head of Global Capital Markets from February 2006 to October 2007. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1989 and was elected Managing Director in 1996. During his more than 25 years with Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kelleher has worked in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific and has extensive capital markets and securities markets experience.
Mr. Kelleher graduated with an M.A. degree in History from Oxford University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, serves on the board of Norfolk Southern Corporation and Americans for Oxford, and is also a member of Oxford Vice-Chancellor’s Circle, and the British Museum Advisory Board. Mr. Kelleher is an Honorary Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford; a Freeman of the City of London and has received the keys to the City of Florence.