Membership Directory - Individual

Robert Higginbotham

Head of Global Distribution at T. Rowe Price


Bio: Robert Higginbotham is the head of Global Distribution. This is the department of T. Rowe Price that is responsible for all of the distribution business worldwide. He also is responsible for the Global Product Group and Global Brand Marketing. Robert is a member of the Management and the Management Compensation Committees. He also is the executive sponsor for PRIDE. Robert is the chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of T. Rowe Price International Ltd and a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.

Robert joined T. Rowe Price in October 2012. He has 29 years of experience, 23 of which have been in asset management. Before joining T. Rowe Price in 2012, Robert was CEO for the Europe, Middle East & Africa and Latin America business of Fidelity International. Prior to joining Fidelity International, Robert served in a variety of UK, European and global leadership roles at Schroders. He began his career in 1990 with Prudential (UK) PLC. Robert has a B.A. (honours) from Sheffield University and a master's degree in business from Imperial College London.

Robert comments: "As the Executive Sponsor of PRIDE @ T. Rowe Price, which is our LGBT+ Business Resource Group (BRG), I am proud that our organisation is one of the founding members of LGBT Great. It's important that the asset management industry works collectively to address representation gaps and improve diversity and inclusion by encouraging individuals to feel comfortable in bringing their whole selves to work. We are committed to supporting LGBT+ talent within T. Rowe Price and the wider industry, so I look forward to a successful partnership with LGBT Great".