Joined Board: 2015
Responsibilities: Group Finance Director, Chairman of Asset and Liability and Model Governance Committees, member of Executive and Retail Credit Committees and Chairman of our subsidiaries Amber and NYM.
Previous experience: A Chartered Accountant, who has held a number of senior positions in Group Finance and Financial Risk before appointment as Group Finance Director.
What I bring to the Board: 12 years’ experience with the Society, including managing all aspects of financial risk and a desire to ensure that our customers’ financial and service interests are safeguarded.
In what ways are you helping to make a difference? I am focused on leading teams that look to embrace change and continuously improve the financial strength of the Society for the long term benefit of our members.
What is your ambition for the business? For it to grow sustainably so we can continue to provide more opportunities for people to save for their futures and purchase their own homes.
What does Skipton mean to you? A business which has its members at the heart of everything it does.
What makes you tick? Creating a working environment that allows the people I lead to develop and thrive, which will help ensure that the Society remains successful over the long term.
Beyond work: I am married with a young son and I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I also enjoy running, painting, most sports and keeping up with current affairs.