Geoff Sumner is a non-executive director and independent financial 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 (now The London Institute of Banking & Finance) 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 Banker Institute.
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) both in the UK and in continental Europe. He is the former CEO/Managing Director of Lloyds TSB in France and Belgium having been based in Paris and Brussels. He has detailed and practical knowledge of the EU institutions and processes - notably the European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament.
He has general management exposure in 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 charity related and includes work carried out for certain clients on a pro bono basis.
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June 24, 2016
'On 15 September 2016, the ifs University College will change its name to The London Institute of Banking & Finance
September 01, 2015
'Chartered Banker Institute - Code of Professional Conduct'