New appointments to UK Finance Board

UK Finance has announced three new appointments to the UK Finance Board as of 1 July 2022.

Erin Platts, Head of EMEA and President of UK Branch, Silicon Valley Bank; Ian Stuart, CEO of HSBC Bank UK and David Soanes, UK Country Head of UBS Group, have joined the Board.

The following stepped down from the UK Finance Board on 6 May 2022:

  • Joe Garner, Nationwide
  • Beatriz Martín Jiménez, UBS

Representing around 300 firms, UK Finance is the collective voice for the banking and finance industry acting to enhance competitiveness, support customers and facilitate innovation. It offers research, policy expertise and advocacy as well as operational and project implementation to enhance members’ own services where collective activity across the industry is appropriate. The Board, which is led by UK Finance Chair Bob Wigley, has been developed to ensure senior and fair representation across the industry.

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UK Finance is the collective voice for the banking and finance industry.

Representing around 300 firms across the industry, we act to enhance competitiveness, support customers and facilitate innovation.

As per the UK Finance Board Terms of Reference, all directors will be of CEO or UK equivalent level within their own organisations. The overall composition shall ensure fair representation of UK Finance’s members as well as representation of consumer and SME interests.

UK Finance Board as of 1 July 2022




Bob Wigley


UK Finance

TS Anil


Monzo Bank Limited

Anne Boden


Starling Bank Limited

Miles Celic



Kelly Devine

Division President, UK & Ireland


David Duffy


Virgin Money UK Plc

Joanna Elson

Chief Executive

Money Advice Trust

Matt Hammerstein


Barclays Bank plc

Lucy-Marie Hagues


Capital One

John Hourican

Chief Executive Officer


Steve Hughes

Chief Executive

Coventry Building Society

Arun Kohli

Chief Operating Officer

Morgan Stanley & Co. International PLC

Mandy Lamb

MD, UK & Ireland

Visa Europe

Ruth Leas


Investec Bank Plc

Tiina Lee

CEO, UK & Ireland

Deutsche Bank AG Group

David Lindberg

CEO, Retail Banking

NatWest Bank

Erin Platts

Head of EMEA & President of UK Branch

Silicon Valley Bank

David Postings

Chief Executive

UK Finance

Max Roberts

UK Country Lead


Adrian Sainsbury

Chief Executive

Close Brothers

David Soanes

UK Country Head

UBS Group

Ian Stuart



Nigel Terrington

Chief Executive

Paragon Banking Group

Anne Marie Verstraeten

UK Country Head

BNP Paribas