Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominations Committees.
“I love Skipton’s principle that puts members first and services their needs without pressure. What excites me is being a part of a team that makes things happen and delivers with excellence. I also have the unique opportunity to serve on the boards of three other financial institutions in different geographies, which keeps me up to date with current issues, so I can contribute to the Society by being able to weigh up different approaches to common challenges.”
Denis has worked in senior leadership risk roles and brings a wide knowledge of risk management, regulation and financial services enabling him to chair the Board Risk Committee and provide support, advice and challenge to the Executive on risk management issues. He started his career with Barclays Bank in 1974. He worked for Citibank for 16 years, mainly in Germany and Belgium,
where he held various positions including Head of Risk. From 2001 to 2007 he was Chief Risk Officer at Deutsche Bank in their retail bank in Europe and from 2007 was Global Head of Risk for GE Capital Consumer Bank until December 2016. Denis is also a Director and sits on the Audit and Risk Committee of Switzerland’s Cembra Money Bank, and is a Director and member of the Risk Committee and the Audit Committee of Moneta Bank in the Czech Republic, and is on the Supervisory Board of Hyundai Capital Bank Europe based in Germany.