CAF Bank Executives

Our team of executives has responsibility for the overall management of CAF Bank, headed up by CEO Peter Ostacchini.

Bringing a vast wealth of knowledge and more than 130 years’ worth of industry experience between them, each member of our executive team also hold the values and ethics essential for a charity bank.

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

Chris Kairis - Head of Operations, CAF Bank

Chris KairisChris joined CAF in 2002, working firstly in the Fundraising Support area before moving into the Bank in January 2005.

She has over 40 years' experience in the retail banking sector, gained while working for the Barclays group, across a wide range of roles in operational areas, including Operations Manager of Barclays Regular Payment Centre, processing standing orders and direct debits for the Barclays network of branches.

Chris is responsible for the Bank’s operational infrastructure delivery and operational capabilities. She leads a team of 50 staff delivering high standards of efficiency and customer service throughout the Bank and its key supporting functions.

Working alongside the other members of the CAF Bank Executive team, Chris ensures the Bank’s clients receive excellent service.

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