Clare Woodman is Head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and CEO of Morgan Stanley & Co. International. She is also responsible for Morgan Stanley’s Operations Division globally. Previously Clare served as Global Chief Operating Officer for Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Securities Group. She is also a member of the firm’s Global Operating and Management Committees.
Clare holds a number of senior positions across industry organisations: she is a member of the UK Investment Council, Chair of the US-UK Business Council and Deputy Chair of the FCA Markets Practitioner Panel.
Clare is a Trustee of the Morgan Stanley International Foundation, overseeing the firm’s longstanding partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital. She is also an active sponsor of the firm’s Women's Business Alliance and a Trustee of the FT Financial Literacy and Inclusion Campaign.
Clare studied at the London Business School where she obtained her MBA and in 2020 was awarded a CBE for Services to Finance.