Philip Watson

Chief Innovation Officer

Citi Private Bank

Philip Watson is the Head of Global Investment Lab and the Chief Innovation Officer at Citi Private Bank, he is also a Senior Lecturer in CFTE’s AI in Finance Specialisation. Philip has 20 years of experience in Finance. He is the Head of the Global Investment Lab, which provides expert advice to ultra high net worth individuals and their family offices on portfolio construction, risk management and investment strategy. He is also the Chief Innovation Officer and supports clients by sharing insights and perspectives on key trends and emerging technologies.

His work at Citi, has led Philip and his team to win the PWN Wealth Tech Awards 2020, establishing Citi as the best Private Bank for Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Equipped with these experiences, Philip has a strong focus on developing and implementing AI in Banking, particularly in Private Banking.