Helen Rose, Chief Operating Officer

Helen is Chief Operating Officer of TSB with responsibility for Payments. She 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 the Verde Programme in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer to lead the development and build of TSB as a new multi-channel challenger bank on the UK high street.  She is passionate about gender diversity and is the Executive sponsor for Gender at TSB with a particular interest in building a sustainable female talent pipeline.