Richard Topliss

Managing Director, Corporate & Commercial Banking, North Region, Royal Bank of Scotland

Richard is the Local Enterprise Partnership lead for Action in Transport Innovation.

He  has 40 years experience in Corporate Banking working for NatWest / RBS in Bristol, London, Birmingham and Scotland, prior to re-joining the North West in 2000. 

He is now Managing Director of Corporate & Commercial banking in the North of England and North Wales leading a team delivering banking services to a full spectrum of businesses from SME’s through to FTSE100 names.  He is also Chairman of The Manchester Growth Company and a member of The North West Business Leadership Team.

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