Kamel Hothi OBE has 38 years’ experience in banking across retail, group operations, corporate banking and responsible business.
She has led major change programs, developed community initiatives such as HRH Business Connectors & School for Social Entrepreneurs, delivered the Bank’s 250th anniversary, on-boarded charity partnerships with Alzheimer’s, BBC Children in Need and Mental Health UK, raising over £20m combined. Kame also founded the Bank’s BAME network and chaired the Government Task Force for supplier diversity prior to the London Olympic Games.
She now is a NED on a number of companies including TLC Lions, and acts as Advisor and Trustee to several boards including the Queens Commonwealth Trust, Teenage Cancer Trust, Alzheimer’s Soc, Memsui Foundation, Mental Health UK.
She has received numerous awards over the years for cultural cohesion and leadership of women, such as Eastern Eye Woman of the Year, Gordon Brown (Prime Minister) top 10 diversity champion, and more recently included in the FT top 100 diversity leaders list. She received an OBE for Diversity in Banking in 2017.