Edward O’Hara - Chief Risk Officer

A headshot of Edward O’Hara, the Chief Risk Officer at the British Business Bank

Edward O’Hara is Chief Risk Officer and joined the British Business Bank in June 2019.

Edward has previously worked in both UK and international markets (USA, Central & Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia). He has extensive experience in risk management and strategic leadership including as Chair of Risk Committee, Credit Committee, ALCO, and Executive Committee. He has held various senior executive roles including CRO at United Bank UK and Diamond Bank (UK) Plc, Risk Executive at AIB Group (UK) plc, Managing Director at Bulgarian American Credit Bank and, Credit Director at BZWBK Bank, Poland.

Edward holds a degree in Leadership and Management Studies from New York University.