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Diana Brightmore-Armour

Chief Executive Officer

Diana joined the bank as CEO in 2021. She is an experienced FTSE 100 board member and is currently Senior Independent Director of The Berkeley Group Holdings plc.

Diana is also a non-executive director of Vocalink, a Mastercard company, and of Mercer UK, a Marsh & McLennan company. Her most recent executive position was CEO (UK and Europe) of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ). In this role, she represented ANZ at the Board of the Association of Foreign Banks and as a member of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. Before joining ANZ, Diana was CEO of Corporate Banking at Lloyds Banking Group.

Prior to her banking career, Diana worked for over 13 years with The Coca-Cola Company in predominantly treasury roles, managing trading rooms, with IPO and M&A experience.

Diana is a qualified accountant and corporate treasurer.