Our people

Paul Hucknall

Chief People Officer*

Paul joined the bank in 2022.

His extensive career in Human Resources includes four years as Chief People Officer at Quilter plc and ten years at Lloyds Banking Group (latterly as People Director). Earlier roles included senior positions at Bank of America (in Europe and in the US) and at ING.  

At both Lloyds and Quilter Paul led a workforce transformation, designing new operating models and developing the skills and capabilities of leaders and managers at every level of the organisation. He also designed and implemented reward and recognition schemes to support service excellence and the delivery of strategic goals.

Paul is a board member of the Guild of HR Professionals and former chair of the City HR Association. He is married, with three teenagers. When time allows, he is a keen golfer and enjoys trying to keep up with his children and his dogs on a mountain walk.

*Regulatory approval pending