In her role Ursula will be responsible for the effective co-ordination and leadership of group-wide functions spanning a range of areas including strategy, CSR, diversity and cultural engagement.
Ursula joins us from the Banking Standards Board (BSB) where she was Director of Operations from 2015. She was also senior sponsor of the BSB Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Prior to that she held senior roles at Nationwide Building Society, during which time she was seconded to help set up the Banking Standards Board – the body created in 2015 to promote good practice, including culture, among banks and building societies.
Saker Nusseibeh, CBE, CEO, the international business of Federated Hermes: “This new role is a consequence of the continued development, growth and increasing sophistication of our business. Through it we will be able to align our strategic and cultural priorities more efficiently as we continue our ambition to lead the responsible investing agenda and deliver market leading products to our clients.”