Chris Sood-Nicholls

Managing Director & Head of Regional Development, Lloyds BANK Corporate & Institutional Banking


Chris has over 20 years’ experience in banking and financial services and has worked in client facing roles in the UK, Europe and Asia. His focus has been predominantly commercial banking and corporate finance, and as an industry sector specialist he has covered the Aerospace, Defence, Transport, Leisure as well as the Business & Professional Services sectors.

Chris currently leads the Commercial Bank’s ESG Regional Development programme which is focussed on place-based, social impact investment, looking at the role of financial institutions working in places with specific regeneration challenges, delivering additional environmental and social benefit alongside commercial returns. Chris is a Master of Arts graduate in Japanese and Economics from Oxford University, and also holds an MBA.

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