Steve Pateman, Head of Santander UK, speaks at Management Consultancies Association Breakfast Briefing sponsored by Prism Executive Recruitment.
Steve joined Santander in June 2008 and became Executive Director, Head of UK Banking in March 2012 with his appointment as a Member of the Santander UK Board confirmed in June 2011.
Steve’s responsibility now covers Retail, Corporate, Commercial and Business Banking, incorporating all of Santander UK’s channels under his remit.
Previously with NatWest and RBS where he was CEO of Business Banking, Managing Director of Commercial Banking and Managing Director of Corporate Banking. Steve also worked on a variety of financings, restructurings, capital market and equity issues during his time in NatWest Markets where he specialised in the leisure and retail sectors.
After a brief and good natured dig at the assembled Management Consultants (PowerPoint/recycled ideas) Steve, speaking without notes, introduced us to Santander and his vision and views of the challenges of Retail Banking.
A Q&A session followed which revealed interesting perspectives on the regulatory environment.
The session concluded with warm thanks from Alan Leaman, CEO of the Management Consultancies Association