Francesca joined Cynergy Bank as Chief Financial Officer in September 2016, having previously qualified as a Chartered Accountant specialising in Corporate Finance and M&A activity. Prior to this, she spent 19 years at RBS in various senior positions including CFO of Lombard, RBS Invoice Finance and RBS Global Transaction Services. Having had previous experience at challenger banks including Co-op Bank and Metro Bank, Francesca is a key force driving Cynergy Bank forward as a leading human digital bank. She is a passionate CFO who ensures that the Bank is a leader in delivering a customer focused relationship managed service enhanced by digital technology. Outside of her work with Cynergy Bank Francesca has sponsored many initiatives that focus on personal development, change and diversity and inclusion and is an advocate for female progression and flexibility for working parents. Her charity initiative connects children in the UK to support children living in poverty in Asia and Francesca is also an active Governor and member of the Finance Committee at Hurstpierpoint College.