Kathryn has more than 35 years’ experience in the financial sector, most recently at RBS, where she led a team responsible for reviewing customer complaints in relation to a strategic remediation project. Previously, she was Head of Enterprise Risk Management for the bank. She joined RBS from Moody’s Investors Service, where she held a number of analytical and managerial roles in the UK, the US and Singapore. Earlier in her career, she founded and managed The Paradigm Alliance, a consulting firm based in Sydney, Australia. She began her career in finance at The Chase Manhattan Bank. Kathryn served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Fes, Morocco. In addition to her role as Trustee Director and Chair of GLM, she is the Chair of the Risk, Audit and Evaluation Committee of the Microbiology Association and Chair of the Steering Committee, Professional Risk Managers’ Association, London Chapter. Kathryn holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA from Georgetown University, both of the US.
Nick has over 35 years experience in the financial services sector that has included being on the Board of a large multi-disciplined securities broker/dealer, head of credit at the UK banking subsidiary of Japanese securities house and many years in senior credit and compliance roles. Nick is the founder and Managing Director of MPAC limited, one of the preeminent compliance and regulatory companies in London, the CEO of EddieUK Ltd., a hybrid peer to peer and crowdfunding platform, an advisory board member of a technology driven payments firm and an Independent Non-Executive Director at the UK subsidiary of one of the largest banks in America.
Ian has over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector. Ian was partner at PWC for over 23 years. He consults to senior executives on valuations, transactions, restructuring and financial reporting matters and is a regular conference and media commentator with a particular focus on the financial services (insurance, asset management, and investment banking) and energy sectors (oil & gas, nuclear). He also has a strong understanding of the private sector/higher education/government interface after acting as PwC's relationship partner for Dept. for Business Innovation and Skills. Prior to joining PwC he worked as an investment manager for 8 years at 3i, a leading venture capital firm. Ian has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.
Tony’s career has ranged from blue-chip professional services and banking experience with PwC, Barclays Bank and Credit Suisse, through small business start-ups and social and environmental NGOs to economic policy research. He is author and co-author of many books and reports on economic reform including http://www.newweather.org/2016/01/26/towards-a-people-powered-prosperity/, Stakeholder Banks: the benefits of banking diversity and the economic textbook,https://neweconomics.org/2012/12/where-does-money-come-from/. He is a Senior Fellow of the Finance Innovation Lab and on the Advisory Committee for Lion Trust Asset Management, a leading investment manager. Tony is an alumni of Oxford University and the London School of Economics and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Leroy is a retired police superintendent with over 35 years’ practical policing experience and related work within the UK Justice system. Leroy has experience in security, community building and mentorship. Leroy was Deputy Borough Commander of Hackney, contributed significantly in the borough receiving three consecutive Commissioner’s Commendations (2004-07). Leroy has an honorary doctorate and a BSc from the University of East London.
Julian has approaching 40 years' experience in the financial services sector, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer for Wells Fargo in EMEA, a role that included Director responsibilities for several UK regulated entities and oversight of the UK Senior Management Regime. Prior to this, Julian held senior management roles in both the retail and wholesale banking sectors with Swedbank and Banco Sabadell, the latter including a 3 year secondment to an asset management subsidiary in the USA. Julian has gained a broad range of experience in change management, start-up operations and the implementation of large complex projects within both retail and wholesale operations.