Hampshire Trust Bank appoints new Independent Non-Executive Director

Hampshire Trust Bank (HTB) today announces the appointment of Astrid Grey as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Astrid is an experienced senior risk professional with significant expertise across both investment and commercial banking. Until recently, she served as Chief Operating Officer (Group Internal Audit) at Lloyds Banking Group. Between 2011 and 2015 she worked within the Commercial Banking Risk division at Lloyds as Chief Operating Officer. A former Chief Credit Officer at Deutsche Bank, she also held senior positions at CS First Boston (now Credit Suisse) and Moody’s Investors Services.

Robert Sharpe, Chairman of HTB, said:

“Astrid has an impressive track record as a risk professional in the banking industry and we are fortunate to have secured her as a member of the HTB board.”

The bank has ambitious plans for the future and Astrid will be a great fit within the board, bringing additional skills and experience in the oversight of risk, as we build a well-controlled and successful business. I look forward to working with her.

Commenting on her appointment, Astrid said:

I am honoured to be joining the board of HTB. I am very much looking forward to working with both my fellow non-executives and the executive team to sustain and develop the bank’s franchise and strong reputation.

Read more information about the bank’s board and executive team.

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