Belmont Green Finance Limited has appointed Carol Sergeant CBE to its board as an independent non-executive director to help support the management team in developing its plans for growth.
Sergeant (pictured) has held senior positions in the Bank of England, including head of Major Banks Supervision, managing director on the board of the UK Financial Services Authority and chief risk officer of Lloyds Banking Group.
David Tweedy, chief executive officer, Belmont Green, said: “We are delighted that Carol has joined us, bringing her regulatory and commercial experience from 24 years at the Bank of England, five years at the FSA and seven years at Lloyds Banking Group, to add further quality to the Belmont Green Board.
“Our ambitious business plan for the next couple of years requires high calibre individuals such as Carol, who have a deep and extensive financial services knowledge.”
She is currently deputy chairman of Danske Bank A/S (Copenhagen) and non-executive director and chairman of the risk committee at BNY Mellon Bank SA/NV (Brussels).
She is also chair of the Global Women’s Leadership Programme at Cass Business School and an ambassador for the Money Advice Trust.
In the charity sector, Sergeant is currently a trustee of the Lloyds Register Foundation and a trustee and member of the Governing Council of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.