Helen Rose - Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Helen is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants having qualified at Coopers Lybrand. Helen spent 15 years in the retail sector where she held a variety of senior finance roles at Dixons, Forte and Safeway. In 2005, Helen joined Lloyds TSB as Finance Director for the Community Bank. She subsequently joined the Retail Board and was responsible for leading the integration of the Retail Divisions of Lloyds TSB and HBOS. She joined Verde in 2011 as COO to lead the development and build of TSB as a new multi-channel challenger bank on the UK high street. Following completion of the build programme, Helen now has responsibility for operations, payments, IT, customer relations, property, branch and ATM support teams. Helen is married and outside of work enjoys the theatre and the arts, as well as escaping to her garden in the Cotswolds.