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Denise Cockrem

Joined Board: 2015.

Responsibilities: Member of Audit, Remuneration and Nominations Committees.

Previous experience: Over 20 years’ experience in financial services in Barclays, RBS, Direct Line & RSA Insurance. Currently CFO for Good Energy plc, a fast-growing, AIM listed renewable energy supplier.

Other directorships: Good Energy plc, MacIntyre (charity).

What I bring to the Board: Financial experience combined with a passion for delivering excellent customer service and developing people.

In what ways are you helping to make a difference? I have broad experience across the financial services sector coupled with a real desire to support Skipton in its aspirations for the future.

What is your ambition for the business? To be a role model for mutuals in the financial services sector.

What does Skipton mean to you? For more than 160 years Skipton has been providing support and making a difference to its members and their families through its team of dedicated people.

What makes you tick? I enjoy problem solving through collaboration and listening to others and I like to be in a role where I can make a tangible difference.

Beyond work: My family are very important. I have a very supportive husband and two boys who I love spending time with. I also enjoy travelling and have a keen interest in most sports, particularly tennis and winter biathlon.

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