Group Chief Financial Officer
Date of appointment:
1 January 2019
Contribution to the Board:
Katie is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 30 years experience in finance and accounting gained through several roles across the financial services industry. Katie’s deep knowledge and experience in specialist areas including capital management, investor relations and financial planning mean she is well placed to provide valuable input and expertise during Board discussions.
Katie joined NatWest Group as Director of Finance in 2015 and was appointed as Deputy Chief Financial Officer in March 2017. She was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer in January 2019.
Katie was previously the Group Finance Director for Old Mutual Emerging Markets, based in Johannesburg (2011 to 2015), having held various roles across Old Mutual from 2002. Prior to this Katie worked at KPMG for 13 years. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland.
Current external appointments:
- Member of the Money and Pensions Service Advisory Group
- Non-executive director of Phoenix Group Holdings plc