Cynergy Bank appoints Claire Head as Chief People & Culture Officer


Claire Head Cynergy Bank

Cynergy Bank has announced the appointment of Claire Head as Chief People & Culture Officer.

Claire brings significant experience in business change and transformation within dynamic banking environments, particularly in growth scenarios.

As CPO, she will lead Cynergy Bank’s HR function, developing and executing the Bank’s strategy to attract, develop and retain the best talent.

She will also focus on diversity and inclusion to ensure equitable and inclusive treatment of all team members.

Nick Fahy, CEO of Cynergy Bank commented:

“Claire is the latest in a series of senior appointments that reflect our evolving strategy and growth ambitions.

Not only does her appointment increase female representation on our Executive Committee but also focuses on further establishing and maintaining a culture of excellence, high performance, diversity and engagement as we continue to deliver the personalised service our SME customers expect.”

Prior to joining Cynergy Bank, Claire was Chief People Officer & Executive Committee member at pension manager Isio, where she was responsible for overseeing the people & culture strategy to underpin business growth.

She also spent 5 years at Santander UK plc where she was Deputy CPO & People Director and held senior HR roles at Royal Bank of Scotland.

Claire Head, Chief People & Culture Officer said:

“I am thrilled to join Cynergy Bank as it transforms the banking landscape for its customers.

I look forward to leading and evolving the people and culture priorities, building on and sustaining the strong engagement across the business to offer a positive and inspiring working environment.”