Charles joined ClearBank 3 years ago as Head of Financial Control with responsibility for technical accounting, taxation, external reporting, finance change and regulatory reporting.  Prior to ClearBank Charles spent 7 years as Finance Director at Close Brothers where responsibilities included supporting the bank’s strategic projects, technology strategy and finance transformation. Recently Charles was appointed to the Reporting Transformation Committee supporting the Bank of England and FCA’s joint work programme on Transforming data collection for the UK Financial Sector.  This combines his passion for technology and making a positive change in the Fintech and banking sectors.