I am Commercial Banking Director for Metro Bank, but I have a varied background and unlike most have never worked in a branch!
Following a Business degree at University, my career began on the graduate program for Enterprise Rent-a-car gaining promotion from my native East Anglia bringing me to the area and branch manager in Milton Keynes.
After 4 years, I joined The Royal Bank of Scotland to set up and run a Corporate daily rental offering, selling and account managing daily rental for the banks major corporate clients.
RBS relocated me to Birmingham where I worked in a strategy and product role before working in banking in Northampton.
I joined Barclays Corporate team in 2012 working in the Professional Service sector with businesses up to £100m Turnover.
I now manage a team in Commercial Banking across the region working with SME businesses for them to join the banking revolution with Metro Bank!
Outside of the day job I am a Director at Cambridge BID and Chair the Finance & Governance committee. In addition I am Director in a niche brake disc business.
I hold a Association of Corporate Treasurers qualification; have a young family (but manage to play the odd round of golf), love “Park runs” and enjoy real ale but not during Corporation meetings!