Phil Cox is the Chief Operations Officer of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and is responsible for SVB's core operations, enterprise project management, client service and information technology teams. Since joining SVB in 2009, Phil has led the establishment of SVB’s UK Branch banking business, as well as its operations in Ireland, Israel, and Germany.
Phil brings a wealth of experience and leadership to SVB. Previously, he was the Head of Commercial Banking at Bank of Scotland in London, a division of Lloyds Banking Group. In this role, Phil was responsible for relationship management, origination and operational aspects of the business.
Prior to that, Phil was with the NatWest/RBS Group for 23 years and held a variety of positions, including Managing Director of Transport and Infrastructure Finance, Regional Managing Director of the North of England Region and the same position for the South West and Wales business.
Phil is both ACIB (Chartered Institute of Bankers) and AMCT (Corporate Treasurers) qualified. He enjoys travel, photography, fishing and skiing and is a qualified coach in both Rugby and Cricket.