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Sean O'Neill
Former Director of Risk, Services & Functions and Operational Risk at NatWest Group


Sean has undertaken a wide range of roles during an accomplished career with NatWest Group. He has worked in front line branches, business banking and credit sanctioning, as well as central roles in change management and internal communications, where he led the staff communications programme during the migration of NatWest and RBS systems.

He has led Operational Risk teams for over 15 years driving the transformation of risk frameworks and the creation of specialist oversight capability for a dynamic risk landscape. He was appointed Director of Operational Risk in 2016, leading the Operational Risk approach across the organisation, alongside risk oversight of its Operations and Functional businesses.

Sean has an MBA from the Open University.

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