CAF Bank Board Directors

The Board of directors has responsibility for the overall governance and management of CAF Bank. As a bank dedicated to providing expert services for charity and not-for-profit organisations, we need a committed team which reflects our ethical values.

With a wealth of experience and knowledge between them, each of our directors brings something different to the table. In addition each of them upholds the fairness and values that our customers expect from us.

Below is an overview of each of our directors; click on their names to read more about their work history and previous experience in the bank and business sectors.

  • Iain MacKinnon
Iain is currently Tax Director at HSBC.
  • Peter Ostacchini
Peter joined CAF in 2013 having worked in the banking industry for 28 years.
  • Paul Biddle
He is a Non-Executive Director of W & J Linney & a previous Trustee of Action Medical Research & the Crafts Council.
  • Clive Bowles
Clive has 30 years’ financial services industry experience.
  • John Grout
John joined us as Financial Controller in 2003 and became Finance Director of CAF Bank early in 2008.
  • Mairi Johnstone
Mairi Johnstone is currently CEO of the Methodist Ministers’ Housing Society for GB.
  • Tiina Lee
Tiina Lee is Head of Global Markets, UK and Deputy CEO UK at Deutsche Bank.
  • Dr John Low CBE
John is also a Non-Executive Director of Charity Bank and the Euclid Network of European Third Sector Leaders, and an Independent Member of Council at City University London.
  • Alistair Ray
Alistair Ray is a co-founded and Director of Dalmore Capital Limited, a leading independent UK fund manager focused on helping institutional pension funds invest in UK government owned infrastructure assets.
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In 2011 Mark joined HSBC Holdings Plc as Group Head of ALM control, progressing to Group Head of Liquidity and Structural Interest Rate Risks reporting to the Group Treasurer.
  • malcolm himsworth 54
Malcolm was appointed Non-Executive Director in September 2016 and is a member of the Board Audit Committee.
  • Kees Diepstraten 54
Kees Diepstraten has held senior strategic and commercial roles with Lloyds Banking Group, Santander and previously in consulting, covering lending, various other businesses and banking reforms.
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