Appointed to the Board: June 2022
Pam has more than 20 years’ experience of leadership roles in business, risk, compliance and internal audit within several of the world’s largest and most complex financial institutions, during periods of significant change and public scrutiny. She brings considerable expertise in leading the development and implementation of compliance, audit and risk frameworks and adapting these to changing regulatory expectations.
Pam currently holds the role of Group Chief Risk and Compliance Officer at HSBC. Between 2019 and 2022, she served as a non-executive director on the board of Centrica, where she was also a member of the audit and risk committee, the nomination committee and the safety, environment and sustainability committee.
Since qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young, Pam has progressed through a range of technical, compliance, anti-fraud and risk roles with Citigroup, Lloyds TSB, Royal Bank of Scotland, Deutsche Bank and HSBC. These positions have given her extensive insight into the benefits of effective internal control systems that recognise external regulatory requirements.
She holds an MBA and B.Comm in Accountancy from Punjab University, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.