Gatehouse Bank appoints new Non-Executive Director

Gatehouse Bank has appointed Phillip McLelland as a Non-Executive Director of the Bank.

Phillip McLelland joined the Board of Gatehouse Bank in April 2024 with over 30 years’ experience within highly commercial, complex and regulated environments, including energy and financial services.

Phillip has previously held executive-level roles at Calisen, British Business Bank plc, Provident Financial plc and UK Asset Resolution with responsibility across all aspects of finance leadership, reporting, financial control and risk management. Phillip is also a Non-Executive Director at Furness Building Society, where he has chaired the Board Risk Committee and, as a member of the Board, is responsible for overseeing leadership, strategic direction and governance.

As part of his role as a Non-Executive Director at Gatehouse Bank, Phillip will assume the position of Chair of the Audit Committee, where he will help to inform future strategy, particularly regarding the Bank’s financial reporting and internal and external audit processes.

Phillip McLelland, Non-Executive Director at Gatehouse Bank said: “I’m honoured to be joining Gatehouse Bank, at what is an exciting time for the business, following six years of impressive growth. I’m looking forward to working closely with the Board to inform its future strategy, as the business continues to mature.”

Charles Haresnape, CEO of Gatehouse Bank commented: “Phillip has extensive experience working across regulated industries and invaluable knowledge on reporting and financial control, which place him in a unique position to contribute to the Bank’s strategic direction.

“I’m delighted to welcome him to Gatehouse Bank and look forward to working with him and the Board over the coming months to inform and shape the Bank’s future strategy.”