Erin Platts


Erin Platts is head of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) for SVB UK and president of the UK Branch. She is responsible for leading and developing the bank’s business across the EMEA region.

Erin has served SVB UK since 2007. She has a strong background in market and product development, with expertise that includes delivery of bank solutions and debt transactions to technology and life sciences companies and their investors. Before her current role, Erin led the market in Europe as the UK Branch head of relationship banking. She also worked in the Silicon Valley Bank office in Boston before her transition to the UK.

Erin is well-connected and an active champion of global innovation. She has been recognized by Management Today in its 35 Women Under 35 list, as well as highlighted in the Innotribe global index report of Power Women in FinTech.

Erin earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and entrepreneurial studies from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
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Head of EMEA, President of UK Branch

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