Henry Ritchotte


Global Advisory Board Member, Motive Partners

Former Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Bank


Henry Ritchotte is based in London and is the Founder of RitMir Ventures, investing in financial services businesses with a focus on regulatory and technology driven business models.

Most recently, Henry served as Chief Digital Officer of Deutsche Bank, creating the blueprint for a digital challenger bank within Deutsche Bank. The digital bank aimed to deliver extraordinary customer experiences through intelligent use of technology, data and mobile devices.

Previously, Henry was Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Management Board and Group Executive Committee at Deutsche Bank. As Chief Operating Officer, he was responsible over various periods for Group Strategy, Technology, Operations, Corporate Services, Corporate Security, Business Continuity, Information Security and the Bank’s global digital transformation agenda. From 2010, Henry was Chief Operating Officer of the Corporate and Investment Bank and a member of its Executive Committee. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of Global Markets, based in London. Between 2004 and 2008 he was Head of Global Markets in Tokyo, where he became a member of the Global Markets Executive Committee, and from 2001 to 2004 Head of the Institutional Client Group Asia in Singapore.

Before joining Deutsche Bank, Henry worked for Credit Suisse First Boston, spent a year as a Luce Scholar in Jakarta, served with the boutique investment bank Recof Corporation in Tokyo, and worked as a financial analyst at Merrill Lynch in New York.

Henry received a B.A. in History from Haverford College, an M.A. in East Asian Studies and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Henry speaks a number of European and Asian languages.

Motive Partners