Sara Rona

Sara Rona is a Managing Director of Global Gateway for Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and is the market lead for UK/Europe, Middle East North Africa (Turkey, Egypt, UAE, and Jordan) and Australia/New Zealand (ANZ). Sara manages an expansive global portfolio of tech startups and venture capital firms who are expanding stateside and need cross-border banking services as they scale. Additionally, Sara brings 15 years of global experience and strives to provide value beyond banking by helping clients with their international strategy and being a bridge into the US.

Sara joined SVB in 2018 and has been in finance for the last 15 years at a variety of different financial institutions including HSBC, IFC-World Bank and Deutsche Bank. She has an MBA in international business and has spent time living in Dubai, Bangkok, Paris, London, and the US with volunteer work in Afghanistan and Kenya. In her free time, Sara is planning her next scuba dive or ski weekend.

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Global Gateway
Managing Director, Head of Europe, MENA & ANZ