Santander UK announces the appointment of Julie Chakraverty as an Independent Non-executive Director of Santander UK on 11 June 2018 and that Alain Dromer will be stepping down from the Board of Santander UK on 31 August 2018 after five years’ service.


Julie Chakraverty is the Founder and Chief Executive of Rungway Limited, a business-to-business culture and talent platform company. She was a Non-Executive Director of Standard Life Aberdeen plc, having been a Non-Executive Director of Aberdeen Asset Management plc since May 2011 and Senior Independent Director since October 2016, until her retirement from the Board at their Annual General Meeting earlier this week.  She chaired their Risk Committee and Innovation Committee.

Previously, Julie served on the Boards of MS Amlin plc (where she chaired their Remuneration Committee), Spirit Pub Company Limited and Paternoster Limited. Her executive career was spent with UBS, where she held a number of global leadership positions, and JP Morgan.

Julie brings extensive financial services experience, digital and innovation knowledge, proven business leadership and entrepreneurial experience and a background in risk management. 

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