The Nottingham Building Society’s chief risk officer, Charles Roe, has been appointed as an executive director of the society.
Roe (pictured) joined the Nottingham in April 2018 as chief risk officer and is accountable for the design of the society’s risk monitoring plans, ensuring they provide assurance and control over key risks and assessing the effectiveness of the Nottingham’s risk management framework.
Prior to joining the Nottingham, Roe was a director in the Regulatory Financial Services Practice at Grant Thornton LLP and worked for the FCA/FSA for 11 years. While at the FCA, Roe undertook a number of senior supervisory roles including head of department for the insurance broking, international banking, mortgage and building society sectors.
He started his financial career working for Standard Chartered Bank in the East Midlands.
David Marlow, chief executive at the Nottingham, said: “We are delighted to add Charles to our board of executive directors. His wealth of experience is a huge asset to the board and with his support and knowledge, we position ourselves well for continued growth in a sustainable and complaint way, doing the right thing by our members throughout.”
Roe said: “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the Nottingham, so I’m really pleased to be appointed as an executive director. This year the society is 170 years old and part of my role of executive director and chief risk officer, is to help ensure we enjoy another 170 years of doing the right thing.
“My focus remains on working with teams to find solutions and make improvements that will benefit our members, colleagues and the society as a whole to deliver our strategy and help the Nottingham to grow and flourish.”