New appointments to UK Finance Board

UK Finance has announced four new appointments to the UK Finance Board as of 1 July 2021.

Matt Hammerstein, CEO of Barclays Bank UK; Lucy-Marie Hagues, CEO of Capital One UK; John Hourican, Chief Executive of NewDay Group; and Max Roberts, UK Country Lead for Stripe, have joined the Board.

In line with the expiration of their terms agreed with the UK Finance Board, the following stepped down with effect from 1 July 2021:

  • Vim Maru, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Tracey McDermott, Standard Chartered

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.

Commenting on the changes to the UK Finance Board, Bob Wigley, Chair of UK Finance, said:

The banking and finance industry has provided unprecedented support to consumers and businesses throughout the pandemic and into the recovery. The UK Finance Board plays a vital role in enabling members to support their customers and wider society, and I welcome the new members and the expertise they bring to help UK Finance continue its excellent work.

The Board would like to thank Vim Maru and Tracey McDermott for their significant contributions to the success of UK Finance during their terms and looks forward to welcoming our four new board members.

Notes to editor

For more information please call the UK Finance press office on 020 7416 6750 or email

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 2021




David Duffy


Virgin Money UK Plc

Joanna Elson

Chief Executive

Money Advice Trust

Joe Garner


Nationwide Building Society

Miles Celic



Bob Wigley


UK Finance

Anne Marie Verstraeten

UK Country Head

BNP Paribas

Steve Hughes

Chief Executive

Coventry Building Society

Ruth Leas


Investec Bank Plc

Anne Boden


Starling Bank Limited

Beatriz Martin Jimenez

Group Treasurer & UK Chief Executive


Jeni Mundy

MD, Visa UK & Ireland

Visa Europe

Nigel Terrington

Chief Executive

Paragon Banking Group

David Lindberg

CEO, Retail Banking

NatWest Bank

David Postings

Chief Executive

UK Finance

Kelly Devine

Division President, UK & Ireland


David Best

Managing Director & Deputy COO

Morgan Stanley & Co. International PLC

Adrian Sainsbury

Chief Executive

Close Brothers

TS Anil


Monzo Bank Limited

Charlotte Crosswell

Independent Non-Executive Director


Matt Hammerstein


Barclays Bank plc

Lucy-Marie Hagues


Capital One

John Hourican

Chief Executive Officer


Max Roberts

UK Country Lead