Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Duff & Phelps Monique Melis Appointed to the Board of Metro Bank

Managing Director Monique Melis has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Metro Bank, which in 2010 became the first new high street bank in the UK for more than 100 years.

Monique, Global Head of the Regulatory Consulting practice and a member of Duff & Phelps’ Luxembourg Management Company Board, joins Metro Bank’s board with immediate effect.

As a recognised industry thought leader, Monique will bring a wealth of experience to Metro Bank, having advised banks, global hedge funds and asset managers over the course of her career.

Monique has extensive financial services and regulatory experience, having previously held positions at the Cayman Islands Regulator (CIMA) and Stock Exchange (CSX), the Markets & Exchanges division at the Financial Services Authority and the Surveillance Department at the Securities and Futures Authority.

Monique Melis said: "In less than seven years Metro Bank has proven that one of the oldest industries in the UK is ripe for disruption. The opportunity to create a better service for customers excites me and I'm thrilled to be joining the Metro Bank board."

Vernon Hill, Metro Bank Chairman and Founder, said: "Joining the revolution in British banking, Monique brings a rare combination of international regulatory and compliance expertise as well as proven entrepreneurial experience of founding and growing her own successful business. Her insight, knowledge and skills will complement the wealth of experience on the Board. I know she'll be a great addition to the Metro Bank family and look forward to working with her over the coming months and years".

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