Julian joined the Society in September 2021, as Interim Finance Director, and was appointed Chief Risk Officer and Board member on 1 August 2022. Julian is responsible for Risk, Compliance and Governance within the Society.
Julian has been a non-executive director of POBL Housing Group since 2014, where he chairs the Audit and Risk Committee. Prior to joining the Society Julian was Interim Group Head of Finance at Wrekin Housing Group. He held a number of senior roles with the Principality Building Society from 2003 to 2020. These roles included Head of Group Finance, Head of Capital and Liquidity Risk Management, Chief Internal Auditor and most recently Programme Sponsor, where he led a programme of tactical and strategic change. Julian also held a number of finance related roles at Lloyds TSB Asset Finance and Chartered Trust plc. He started his career in KPMG.
Julian is a Chartered Accountant and contributes to the Society significant experience in Risk, Finance and Audit at executive and non-executive level. He is able to simplify complex problems and find strategic solutions whilst identifying areas for improvement and growth.
Julian enjoys working in Monmouthshire Building Society’s close-knit team, and helping the Board to safely achieve the Society’s brilliant ambitions and purpose for the benefit of current and future members, society and colleagues.
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