Geoff Sumner is a British independent non-executive director and a banking/corporate treasury consultant. He is a banker by profession, defined by one commentator as being from the ‘old school bankers category’. He qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (England & Wales) in 1976 (ifs University College) and was elected to Fellowship in 2004. He is an Associate of the Association of Corporate Treasurers in the UK and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (Scotland).
He has an extensive track record of success in maximising business performance gained through working with and advising a range of companies and institutions and working with three banks (Lloyds Banking Group, ABN AMRO Bank and NatWest Bank). He is the former CEO/Managing Director of Lloyds TSB in France and Belgium.
He has general management exposure to the running of multi-functional businesses and has specific experience in the fields of: - General Management including Change Management and Transformation; Strategy and Business Planning; HR & Leadership; Legal; Risk Management; Financial Accounting including Credit; Relationship Management; Project Management; International Banking; Treasury & Capital Markets and IT.
He has multifaceted experience of working with SMEs and globally-based investment grade corporates in areas related to strategy, risk, performance and people. His current work is principally strategy, risk, project or business related and includes work carried out for certain clients on a pro bono basis.
For further information on Geoff's work and the services he can offer, please do not hesitate to get in touch with him.
June 19, 2013
UK Commission on Banking Standards Final Report June 19, 2013
February 22, 2013
Moody's downgrades UK's government bond rating to Aa1 from Aaa - outlook stable
January 2, 2013
ACT (The Association of Corporate Treasurers UK) has become a Chartered body effective 1 Jan 2013
October 30, 2012
The Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority's proposed approach to banking supervision in the UK
September 28, 2012
Martin Wheatley's (MD of the UK's Financial Services Authority) final report of the review of LIBOR
July 28, 2012
Rating agency Standard & Poor's confirms UK's AAA credit rating - outlook stable
July 23, 2012
A simple explanation of credit default swaps and their impact on Europe’s debt crisis