Independent non-executive director
Date of appointment:
21 June 2017
Contribution to the Boards:
Yasmin brings a wealth of retail banking and customer experience to the Board, as well as valuable technology and innovation insights, and a strong background in general management. Yasmin adds strength and depth to the Board in these important areas, supporting challenge and debate and effective decision-making.
On 1 April 2020 Yasmin re-joined the Board of NatWest Group plc, having first been appointed in June 2017. Yasmin stepped down in April 2018 in order to serve solely as a director of our key ring-fenced entities, and, like the majority of our directors, she continues to serve on these boards in addition to the Board of NatWest Group plc.
During her executive career, Yasmin held Chief Information Officer roles at Bupa and the Financial Times, where she later became the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that Yasmin held a number of senior roles at Abbey National PLC, in a career spanning nearly 20 years, where latterly she served as an executive director on the board.
Yasmin has also held a number of non-commercial roles including Vice Chair of the Board of Governors at the University of Bedfordshire (2008 to 2011) and Vice Chair of the National Committee of the Aga Khan Foundation (UK) Ltd, a non-denominational charity that works with communities in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Current external appointments:
- Non-executive director of Guardian Media Group plc
- Non-executive director of Nation Media Group Limited
- NWH Sustainable Banking Committee (Chair)