Welcome to the Winter Edition of PSD's Banking & Financial
Welcome to the latest edition of PSD's
Banking and Financial Services InFocus, in which, I, Gail Danvers, PSD
Director, talk to four of the sector's leaders about the challenges they face
Graham Davin, CEO at United Trust Bank Limited and Alan
Mathewson, Managing Director of Wealth Management & Private Banking at
Santander both offer some fascinating insights into their leadership styles
and what the future looks like for their business.
Non-executive Director for the Institute of Operational Risk and co-author of
“Mastering Operational Risk” shares his views on Board accountability when
embedding values and building culture in the workplace.
Malde, CFO at the Hampshire Trust Bank, talks about building a challenger
I hope that you will enjoy reading this edition and I very much
look forward to hearing your thoughts and comments. As always the publication
of a new Banking and Financial Services InFocus provides me with an excellent
opportunity to thank the very many clients and candidates around the world
who are working with PSD. I appreciate the confidence you place in us.
Director of Banking and Financial
As one of the few
new challenger banks to have successfully achieved authorisation in 2014, we at
Hampshire Trust Bank have experienced first-hand the long and winding road to
achieving challenger status.
challenge is managing growth. We have trebled our headcount in the last four
years, moved to new offices and expanded into new lending sectors.
Changing behaviours of
the leaders in many firms is not easy. Old habits may die hard but they have to
revolution is changing the way we interact with our customers every day and
this new world has a profound impact on how we structure, distribute and
service our customers.