Nick has nearly 40 years’ experience in financial services, working primarily in the areas of treasury, capital markets, risk management, retail and commercial banking. Most recently he was CEO of AIB Group (UK) plc (2009 to 2012), a retail and commercial bank operating in Great Britain as Allied Irish Bank GB and in Northern Ireland as First Trust Bank. Previously he was AIB plc Group Chief Risk Officer (2008) and Group Treasurer (2001 to 2008).
From 1982 to 2001 he held a number of technical and managerial roles in treasury, asset and liability management, funding and trading for AIB plc. Nick retired from AIB in December 2012. Nick is a Non-Executive Director of Bank Leumi (UK) plc, of Eskmuir Property Group, of Cambridge & Counties Bank and a Trustee for a major family settlement. Nick joined the Board in March 2014 and was appointed Vice Chairman in May 2016 and became Chairman in April 2020 following Geoff Dunn’s retirement.
He is a Member of the Remuneration and Loans Committee and chairs the Nominations Committee. He is a Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.