Alastair Borthwick
Head of Global Commercial Banking

Alastair Borthwick is head of Global Commercial Banking for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.


The Commercial Bank delivers integrated banking solutions to clients across Middle Market Banking, Real Estate, Specialized Industries, Dealer Financial Services and Business Capital.


Prior to being named to his current role in December 2012, Borthwick was a managing director and co-head of Global Capital Markets. In that role, he had responsibility for Equity Capital Markets, Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance, and Global Origination for Rates & Currencies.


Previously, Borthwick was head of Global Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets, a position he held since joining the company in October 2005. Borthwick spent the prior 12 years at Goldman Sachs.


Borthwick is a member of the board of directors of the Posse Foundation, one of the most comprehensive and renowned college access and youth development programs in the United States.


Borthwick holds a Masters in Business Administration degree from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and he graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland where he majored in economics and statistics. He is a member of the Board of Advisors for Tuck.