Stuart Lewis

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Independent non-executive director

Date of appointment:
1 April 2023

Contribution to the Board:

Stuart brings extensive risk management, financial services and regulatory experience to the Board gained during his executive career, predominantly at Deutsche Bank.  He also brings practical board-level experience, having served on a number of boards and committees in both executive and non-executive capacities.  Stuart’s strengths in risk and financial services will complement and enhance the overall knowledge and experience of the Board, particularly in support of growth opportunities and continued organisational transformation.

Relevant experience:

Stuart served 10 years on the Management Board of Deutsche Bank as Chief Risk Officer retiring in May 2022. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1996, where he held a variety of senior roles, including Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Global Chief Credit Officer and Chief Credit Officer for Asia Pacific. He was previously Head of European Credit Risk Management at Credit Suisse Financial Products.

Stuart served as a non-executive director of the London Stock Exchange Group plc (2013-2016) and in 2013, was elected to the Global Association of Risk Professionals Board of Trustees.  He was also a Member of the Foundation Board of the International Financial Risk Institute (2010-2022) and served as Chair (2016-2018).

Current external appointments:

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Global Association of Risk Professionals
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers
  • Visiting Professor in Practice in the Finance Department, London School of Economics

Committee membership:

  • NWH Board Risk Committee (Chairman) 
  • NWH Audit Committee
  • NWH Nominations Committee