Carol Sergeant CBE, joins Belmont Green as Non-Executive Director

Belmont Green Finance Limited, whose Vida Homeloans brand is the award-winning specialist UK mortgage lender, has today announced that Carol Sergeant CBE has joined its Board as an independent non-executive director to help support the management team in developing its plans for growth.

 Sergeant has held senior positions in the Bank of England, including Head of Major Banks Supervision, Managing Director on the Board of the UK Financial Services Authority, Chief Risk Officer of Lloyds Banking Group and positions on the boards of several charities and companies.

 She is currently Deputy Chairman of Danske Bank A/S (Copenhagen), and Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee at BNY Mellon Bank SA/NV (Brussels). She is also Chair of the Global Women’s Leadership Programme at Cass Business School and an Ambassador for the Money Advice Trust.

 In the charity sector she is currently a Trustee of the Lloyds Register Foundation (which owns the Lloyds Register Group) and a Trustee and Member of the Governing Council of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.

 She has led and participated in projects and reviews for UK Government and the EU Commission on financial services and regulation and has been on the Boards of a number of universities.

 David Tweedy, Chief Executive Officer, Belmont Green, said:

 “We are delighted that Carol has joined us, bringing her regulatory and commercial experience from 24 years at the Bank of England, 5 years at the FSA and 7 years at Lloyds Banking Group, to add further quality to the Belmont Green Board. Our ambitious business plan for the next couple of years requires high calibre individuals such as Carol, who have a deep and extensive financial services knowledge.”