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 joins the Bank from The Commonwealth Trade Bank Plc where he was CRO and a member of the Executive Committee. 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, 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.