Mr Adrian Coles, was appointed to the Society’s Board in May 2014. His background is as an economist and until his retirement he was the Director General of the Building Societies Association for 20 years. He was awarded an OBE in the 2011 New Years Honours list for services to financial services. Accordingly Mr Coles brings relevant building society sector experience. He serves as Chairman of the Conduct Risk Committee and is a member of the Asset and Liability Committee and Marketing Committee.