Janet joined Lloyds Banking Group in 2008 to run the Savings business. In 2012 Janet Pope was appointed Chief of Staff and Group Director, Corporate Affairs in 2017.
Prior to joining Lloyds Banking Group Janet was Chief Executive, Alliance Trust Savings with responsibility for Banking, Pensions and Investments at the subsidiary of Alliance Trust plc. Janet was Executive Vice President, Global Strategy at Visa International before joining Alliance Trust.
Janet spent 10 years at Standard Chartered Bank where she held a variety of roles including Head of Retail Banking for Africa with responsibility for 17 countries and non-executive directorships at Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia and Botswana.
Janet is Chairman of the Charities Aid Foundation Bank and is Chair of Governors at Camden School for Girls. She is also Lloyds Banking Group’s Executive Sponsor for Inclusion and Diversity.
Janet studied at the London School of Economics. She has a Master’s degree in Economics and holds an MBA from Cass Business School.
On joining the Board, Janet said ‘I am delighted to have the opportunity to join the BSB Board of Directors. I am excited to be able to contribute to the important work led by the board to restore public trust in the financial sector’.