Roe Morris '11
Internship & community Director
Roe Morris is a Global Account Director, Asia Pacific at SWIFT (the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) and is based in the Hong Kong office. Prior to living in Hong Kong, Roe spent over 5 years in New York City. Roe is currently responsible for managing SWIFT’s largest Key Client banking relationships in North Asia. SWIFT provides the communications platform, products and services to securely connect, automate and streamline communication between over 11,000 financial institutions, securities firms and corporations in over 200 countries.
Roe graduated Cum Laude from Furman University in 2011, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. While at Furman, Roe interned for a long/short equity fund, high net worth family office and co-founded a digital media start-up voted one of the top student-run companies by the Kairos Society. He was also a recipient of the Hollingsworth Summer Research Scholarship. In his free time, Roe was a member of Furman’s nationally ranked club Rugby team and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. Roe grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, but has lived throughout the US and abroad in Germany, Australia and Hong Kong.
Roe has an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoys business strategy and is passionate about the intersection between finance and technology. Roe looks forward to creating an innovative experience that will make a positive impact on Furman students well into their careers.