Anne Shiels

Anne is an HR professional with extensive Executive and Board level experience, across a broad range of sectors including retail, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing and consumer.  

Her widespread sector experience and deep understanding of employment law, diversity and changing workforce demographics both helps us develop a broader view on matters affecting the Society, and assists in developing our current and future people strategies.

She has held Executive roles at Hallmark Cards and Lloyds Banking Group/HBOS. She is also a trusted executive coach and adviser to boards and directors in diverse businesses in the UK and the US.

Anne chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of both the Society’s Audit Committee and the Nominations Committee. She is also a Director of Newcastle Financial Advisers Limited.