Kirstin Baker – Non-Executive Director
Kirstin was appointed as HM Treasury’s Finance and Commercial Director in January 2013. In this role she oversees the Treasury’s finances and corporate services and is a member of the Treasury Board.
Kirstin previously worked as a senior policy official in the Treasury, heading the team responsible for coordinating public spending and managing many of the Treasury’s interventions in individual banks in the wake of the 2008 crisis. Kirstin’s earlier career was in European policy and she worked as a competition official in the European Commission and in policy advisor roles in the Cabinet Office and the Foreign Office. More recently, Kirstin was seconded to the Scottish Government, leading work on infrastructure investment.
Kirstin is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She was awarded a CBE in 2011 for her work during the financial crisis.
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28th October 2013
New UKFI management team
UKFI announces a new management structure to take effect following James Leigh-Pemberton’s arrival today. Following these changes, the Executive Committee of UKFI will comprise James Leigh-Pemberton (Executive Chairman designate), Ruth Curtice (Chief of Staff), Christopher Fox (Head of Banking) and Oliver Holbourn (Head of Capital Markets).
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17th September 2013
UKFI today announces the disposal of approximately 6% of Lloyds Banking Group plc
Further to its announcement on 16 September 2013, UKFI announces the successful completion of the disposal of part of HM Treasury’s shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group plc (the “Company”). The disposal was effected by way of a Placing (the “Placing”) of shares (the “Placing Shares”) by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process to institutional investors.”
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