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Robert D. Stewart Senior Vice President, Investor Services

Robert D. Stewart

Robert D. Stewart, Senior Vice President, Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH), is the Head of Global Custody Product in the U.S.

Mr. Stewart joined the firm in 1995 as a Client Service Manager overseeing a custody and accounting client service team. In his current role as Head of Global Custody Product, he is focused on the strategy, investments and profitability of BBH’s Global Custody product and business. Prior to this, Mr. Stewart was the Assistant Department Head of the Global Custody Client Service Group. In this role, he was responsible for the quality and delivery of our custody products and services to a broad group of institutional clients.

Mr. Stewart has over 20 years of experience in financial services and has been actively involved in industry working groups such as the SIFMA Asset Management Group and the ICI Security Operations Advisory Comittee (SOAC), among others. Prior to joining the firm, Bob began his career at The Boston Company. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and earned an MBA from Bentley College.

Market Commentary - 8 files

Staying Connected Webcast: COVID-19 Impact on Global Custody May 2020

In this edition of Staying Connected, Bob Stewart, Head of Global Custody Product, joins Adrian Whelan, Head of Regulatory Intelligence, to discuss some of the many ways the COVID-19 crisis is impacting operational processes across the industry.

For All to See: The Wide-Angle Lens of SRD II January 2020

A sweeping new set of rules aimed at improving communication between European companies and their shareholders takes effect in 2020. When it does, asset managers can expect a heavy administrative lift.

CSDR: Failure Will Soon Come at a Cost January 2020

Beginning in 2020, cross-border settlement failures will come with a new set of potentially costly penalties thanks to the new settlement discipline rules.

Benefits of Global Custodian Direct August 2018

In this video, Bob Stewart discusses the primary benefits of using the DTCC Global Custodian Direct Product. BBH's partners with our clients to reduce risk, protect data and increase processing efficiencies, in an effort to improve scalability ...

Implementing Global Custodian Direct August 2018

In this video, Bob Stewart discusses the factors that drove BBH to lead the custodian bank community in supporting the DTCC Global Custodian Direct Product. Data protection, risk reduction and overall client experience continue to be areas of ...

Transforming the Segregated Accounts Process August 2018

In this video, Courtney Gavin discusses using Margin Transit Utility (MTU) to increase processing efficiencies for clients and to ensure scalable growth amidst an ever changing landscape.