Richard Johns is the Executive Director for the Structured Finance Industry Group, a member-based trade industry group focused on providing education and advocacy for the structured finance and securitization market.
A longtime leader in the securitization industry, Mr. Johns previously served as Head of Global Funding and Liquidity at Ally Financial Inc. Prior to working at Ally, Mr. Johns had roles as Head of Global Capital Markets at Capital One Financial Corp and as a transaction lead at MBNA (now Bank of America). Throughout his career, Mr. Johns has issued securitized products across a variety of platforms, including; credit cards, auto (retail, lease and floor-plan), RMBS, Agency, small business, and unsecured installment loan products. He has experience across both domestic and international issuance, including US, Canada, Latin America, Europe and China.
Mr. Johns is a qualified Chartered Accountant within the U.K., having completed his training with Deloitte and is a graduate of the University of Manchester, UK with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.