• Sector Specialists

    Our specialist teams in a number of industry sectors, along with the financial solutions we offer, add up to a banking partner you can trust to take your business forward.

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    Edward Thurman

    Managing Director, Head of Financial Institutions, Group Ambassador for London

    Ed joined Lloyds Banking Group in August 2008 as a Director in Group Corporate Development. He was responsible for the development and formulation of the Group’s corporate strategy and was a ...

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    Robert Ellison

    Managing Director, Head of Banks

    Rob has fifteen years’ experience advising financial institutions on issues related to capital markets financing, balance sheet management and regulatory capital. Prior to starting with Lloyds Bank ...

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    Bill Cooper

    Managing Director, Head of Insurance and Specialist Finance

    Bill joined Lloyds Bank in 1986 as a graduate management trainee, and holds a degree from the University of Cambridge. He has been working with clients in the insurance industry for over 20 years and ...

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    Robert Hare

    Managing Director, Head of Pensions, Wealth and Stockbrokers

    Robert has a wealth of experience from leading many different types of businesses from asset finance, motor finance, invoice discounting, housing finance to property finance, and was responsible for ...

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    Oliver Knight

    Managing Director, Head of Group, Government & Regulatory Solutions

    Oliver joined Lloyds in October 2014. Prior to this, Oliver worked at Accenture in their Financial Services Strategy practice where he advised executives at a number of universal banking and ...

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    Mark Brotherton

    Chief Operating Officer

    As Deputy Chair of the Financial Institutions Executive Committee, Mark has a diverse range of responsibilities across client services, finance, risk, change, data and people. He collaborates with ...

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    Tony Oakley

    Head of Social Housing, Mid Markets, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Tony joined Lloyds Banking Group in 2002 and is currently Head of the Lloyds Bank Social Housing finance team having national responsibility for over 280 clients and over £12 billion of lending.

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    Duncan Bailey

    Global Sector Head – Consumer, Travel and Leisure

    Duncan is the Managing Director of the Relationship Team supporting our global clients within the Retail, Travel, Transport and Leisure industries, as well as the relationship Lloyds Bank has with ...

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    Chris Sood-Nicholls

    Industry Head, Support Services, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    As Industry Head of Support Services, Chris leads the team that provides assistance for clients across the whole of Lloyds Bank. Originally joining Lloyds Bank in 1998, his current team is ...

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    Jonas Persson

    Managing Director, Utilities, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Since joining in 2008, Jonas has driven the Bank’s growing success in the utilities sector. Working together with the capital market and project finance teams, he provides both clients and colleagues ...

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    Mike Chappell

    Managing Director & Global Head of Infrastructure & Energy, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Mike joined Lloyds Bank in 1988 from University. He currently works with the Bank’s largest global corporate and financial institution clients, overseeing the origination of large-scale ...

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    Gareth Oakley

    Managing Director, SME Banking, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Gareth leads our business in the support of small-to-medium sized banking clients with a turnover of between £1m and £25m, as well as those needing to borrow more than £50,000.

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    Andrew Connors

    Head of Mid-Sized Business, Mid Markets, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Andrew joined Lloyds Bank in 1992 and currently heads up mid-sized business within the UK. He has national responsibility for clients with turnover between £25 and 100 million. This encompasses just ...

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    Charles Foster

    Head of Industrials & TMT, North America & Global Head of Manufacturing & Chemicals, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Charles is a highly skilled veteran of the finance industry. He currently serves two influential roles at Lloyds Bank, overseeing the Industrials and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) ...

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    Philipp Gutzwiller

    Global Head of Healthcare, Global Corporates, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Philipp joined Lloyds Banking Group in March 2014, bringing 20 years of experience in corporate finance with him, with a focus on the healthcare industry.

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    David Riordan

    Managing Director & Global Head of Aerospace & Defence, Global Corporates, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Dave joined Lloyds Bank in 2014 to oversee all commercial banking for clients operating in aerospace and defence. He leads a UK- and US-based team of four bankers who work with businesses across the ...

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    Jim Sparling

    Head of Mid Cap Business, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Jim joined Lloyds Bank in 2012 and currently heads up strategy for all mid cap business. He works alongside coverage, product and delivery teams to drive growth and deepen relationships with ...

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    Kevin Stannard

    Head of Professional Practices for London, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Meet our colleagues in the business. Kevin is the Head of Professional Practices for London for Commercial Banking. Find out more about him.

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    James Buckle

    Director & Regional Head of Chemicals, Manufacturing and Forestry & Packaging Products, Global Corporates, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    James joined Lloyds Bank in 2010. He currently heads up strategy for the Bank’s high-turnover chemical, manufacturing and packaging product clients located across the UK, Europe and America. With a ...

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    Hugh Liddane

    Relationship Director, Retail, Wholesale and Leisure, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Bank

    Hugh is a Relationship Director focused on the Retail, Wholesale & Leisure sectors working in a specialist team which covers London-based clients with a turnover greater than £25m. He offers rounded ...

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    Andrew Ryan

    Managing Director, Head of Investors and Intermediaries

    Andrew is Managing Director & Global Head of Investors & Intermediaries in the Financial Institutions Group. He joined Lloyds in March 2010 and has held several leadership roles within the ...

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    Stephen Quinn

    Head of Financial Sponsors

    Stephen has been with the Group since 2001 and has worked in the private markets arena throughout this time. Stephen has extensive deal execution experience in the UK and across Europe and has ...

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    Simon Allocca

    Managing Director & Global Head of Industrials. Global Corporates, Commercial Banking

    Simon is part of the Global Corporates Leadership team and is responsible for the coverage of the Industrials Sector being responsible for 9 separate industries including A&D, Auto’s, Healthcare, ...

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    Elena Paitra

    Managing Director, Food, Beverages and Tobacco Global Corporates, Commercial Banking

    Elena heads the Food, Beverages & Tobacco Sector Coverage within Global Corporates and is a member of GC’s Executive Committee.

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    Keith Richardson

    Managing Director, Retail

    Keith joined Lloyds Bank in 2007, having spent the previous 28 years at Tesco PLC, creating their treasury team in the early 1980’s and supported their international expansion in central Europe in ...

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