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Unity Trust Bank Appoints Susan Sternglass Noble

Unity Trust Bank Appoints Susan Sternglass Noble to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director

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”.


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About Unity Trust Bank

Unity Trust Bank is a commercial bank with a social conscience.

For over 30 years the bank has worked with organisations that share its values and philosophy, offering a full range of banking services including current accounts, savings accounts, and loans.

Independent since December 2015, its purpose is to help create a better society, not just maximise profit.  Unity’s focus on its customers, staff, and the communities it serves is what sets it apart and allows it to deliver on the bank’s ‘Double Bottom Line’ strategy through volunteering, education and fundraising.

Unity is a  Real Living Wage employer, a Fair Tax Mark business, and currently holds the Investors in People Gold standard.


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