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Association of Foreign Banks
65-66 Queen Street
London EC4R 1EB

Tel: 020 7283 8300 
Email:  secretariat@foreignbanks.org.uk

  • John Treadwell

    John Treadwell

    Chief Executive
    Chief Executive
  • Bruk Woldegabreil

    Bruk Woldegabreil

    Director
    Bruk Woldegabreil has been a Director at the Association of Foreign Banks since the beginning of 2014. He is the Head of the Association’s Policy team and work which covers the AFB Committees, working groups, workshops, seminars, publications and networking evenings for the benefit of AFB member banks.

    Before joining the AFB, he was Head of the Account Switching Service at Metro Bank, a role which he took on in 2013. His main responsibility was to lead the delivery of the Current Account Switching Service for the bank and manage the growth of its current account and ISA customer base.

    Prior to this, he spent several years at Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) across roles within Corporate Banking, Retail, Operations and Group Functions. Having joined Lloyds TSB, Bruk has been involved in a number of material bank projects, including: development of a Digital Banking Compliance & Risk Framework; regulatory reporting of LBG’s PPI Remediation Programme; relationship management with UK Government bodies during the recent financial crisis; various retail-based propositions across lending, current accounts and fraud prevention; wholesale banking credit policy and risk management in the UK and USA.

    Bruk is also a member of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

    Before this, he read Economics (BSc) and Finance & Development (MSc) at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
  • Finn Mercouris

    Finn Mercouris

    Executive Assistant
    Executive Assistant at Association of Foreign Banks since 2006.
  • Angela Brandi

    Angela Brandi

    Executive Assistant
    Executive Assistant at Association of Foreign Banks since August 2014.
  • James Leigh

    James Leigh

    Senior Associate
    James joined the AFB in July 2015. As part of the AFB’s Policy Team, James focuses on Risk, Brexit, Financial Crime, and wider Prudential developments in respect of the foreign banking sector. This includes engagements with key stakeholders such as the FCA, PRA/Bank of England and HM Treasury, amongst others, while also helping to keep AFB members informed of key issues through the Committees and Working Groups covering his areas of focus.
  • Melody Carraro

    Melody Carraro

    Associate
    Associate
  • Nigel Brigden

    Nigel Brigden

    Consultant
    Consultant at AFB since March 2012