Richard Lewis

Risk and Audit Committee

Richard is an accomplished Operational Risk senior professional predominantly within the Financial Service sector. He has extensive experience of building, and leading, risk and assurance teams to support and influence Management, Executive, and Board decision making. His areas of expertise cover a broad range of non-financial risk areas such as IT, Security, Data, Change, 3rd Parties, Fraud, People, and Property.

Richard is currently the Head of Operational Risk Oversight at TSB Bank with accountability for delivery of "in the moment assessment" and "assurance review plans" to test control design, operating effectiveness, governance, and risk practices across varied business functions. This focus ensures that customer service, customer outcomes, and regulatory compliance are central to the firms culture.

Alongside his risk competence, Richard has developed excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication, and negotiation skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective internal and external relationships with senior key stakeholders - these key assets are a strength to the Board of Trustees.

Richard has made a conscious decision to support the educational sector since his two children are now both in primary schooling, and he is excited to be applying his diverse range of skills and experience to support the White Horse Federation in its strategic goals.


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