Gatehouse Bank appoints new Non-Executive Director

Gatehouse Bank has appointed Lesley Beecher as a Non-Executive Director of the Bank.

Lesley has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, including board-level roles at HSBC, First Direct, Harpenden Building Society and Cornerstone Mutual Services. As a technology specialist, she has extensive executive experience in delivering large change programmes and leading teams of up to 1,000 technology professionals, making her highly skilled in digital, technology, delivery and people leadership.

As part of her role as a Non-Executive Director at Gatehouse Bank, Lesley will help inform the Bank’s strategy for future growth, particularly regarding information technology and transformation.

Lesley Beecher, Non-Executive Director at Gatehouse Bank said: “I was drawn to Gatehouse Bank as it’s an ambitious Shariah-compliant challenger bank, which really appeals to me.

“As the Bank continues to grow and evolve, I’m looking forward to drawing upon my background and experience to help shape Gatehouse’s direction and contribute right across the organisation.”

Charles Haresnape, CEO of Gatehouse Bank commented: “Lesley has considerable experience working in the financial services industry, both at a board level and across board subcommittees. Her expertise in driving information, transformation and technology programmes across multiple locations and cultures will make her a fantastic asset to our growing Bank.

“I am very pleased to welcome Lesley onboard and am looking forward to working closely with her and our other board members to inform and shape the Bank’s future strategy.”