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Paul Lynam

Paul Lyman, CEO Secure Trust Bank

It seems perfectly natural to me that as an employer I should try to help both men and women to progress their careers to the fullest extent possible. When the time comes for my daughter and son to go to work I would like to think that any success they enjoy is down to their work ethic, ambition and ability rather than gender or any other characteristic. I employ lots of parents, daughters and sons so I treat them as I would want another employer to treat my own children.

Paul Lynam joined Secure Trust Bank as Chief Executive Officer in September 2010, having spent 22 years working for NatWest and RBS. Prior to leaving RBS, Paul was the Managing Director, Banking, for RBS/NatWest’s SME banking business across the UK. Before that Paul spent four years as the Managing Director of Lombard North Central PLC.

During his career Paul has undertaken roles in branch banking, business banking, corporate and commercial banking, strategy, performance management, lending and central head office functions. Paul is a member of the board of UK Finance and he chairs the Specialist Bank Strategic Advisory Committee for UK Finance. He is a Fellow of the IFS University College as well as having served as a governor and trustee of IFS University College.

Paul is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Paul chairs the ALCO and is a member of the Risk Committee. Paul is a director of Arbuthnot Banking Group.