"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. "
Hampshire Trust Bank has appointed Astrid Grey as an independent non-executive director.
Between 2011 and 2015, Astrid worked within the commercial banking risk division at Lloyds as chief operating officer.
Prior to that, she worked as a chief credit officer at Deutsche Bank and has 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."
Astrid added: “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.”