We are pleased to announce that Vanessa Bailey has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Member of the IQ-EQ Group Risk and Compliance Committee and the Group Audit Committee. Vanessa took up this key appointment as of June 2022.
With a career spanning over 35 years, Vanessa has significant executive risk management and oversight experience gained across the banking sector in the UK and Asia Pacific regions. Her career includes a significant focus on transformation within the risk arena in the context of increasing regulatory change. Vanessa’s most recent role was that of Chief Risk Officer of NatWest Holdings.
Highly respected within the industry, Vanessa was recently appointed to the Barclays UK board and will assume chair of the Board Risk Committee, subject to regulatory approval. She currently serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Wells Fargo Securities International Limited and Pleo Holding ApS.
Commenting on the appointment, Sally Alayarian, Group Chief Risk Officer, said:
“I feel confident that Vanessa’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to developing a Group-wide Risk and Compliance culture which keeps pace with our growing business. Welcome to the Group, Vanessa, and I’m excited to see what we can achieve with you on board!”