Published: November 10, 2017
Unity Trust Bank, a Birmingham-based commercial bank with a social conscience, has appointed Susan Sternglass Noble to its Board as a Non-Executive Director.
Susan joins the bank with a 30 year career as a global investor in financial services with recent expertise in policy and advisory roles. She was a Commissioner on the Dormant Assets Commission, tasked with unlocking money for the charitable sector, and a Specialist Adviser to the Treasury Select Committee of the House of Commons.
Susan is currently a Senior Adviser to The Investor Forum CIC, which works with investors to improve corporate governance in the long-term interest of the UK economy and wider stakeholders. She is also a Non-Executive Director and Trustee of Link Age Southwark, a charity tackling isolation of elderly people in Southwark.
Susan has a B.A. in Asian Studies from Cornell University and an M.S.F.S. from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. A Fellow of The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Susan was named one of the “100 Women to Watch 2016” in The Female FTSE Board Report 2016.
Susan will also join the Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee, and the Remuneration Committee.
In welcoming Susan to the Board, Unity Trust Bank Chairman, Alan Hughes said: “We are delighted to welcome Susan to our board. Her experience and knowledge will help Unity in reaching the next stage of its development as the bank of choice for socially minded organisations”.