Rajesh Patel has been appointed as Finance Director at Teachers Building Society.
Rajesh joins Teachers Building Society with a wealth of experience in the building society sector, having served as Finance Director of Buckinghamshire Building Society for nine years. Rajesh was also previously Country Financial Controller at Citibank based in the Channel Islands.
Rajesh takes over from Paul Marsden who has been interim Finance Director since December 2017.
Rajesh said, “I’m very excited about joining Teachers Building Society to help continue to build on the unique mutual model, providing long term value to its members through innovative products and services to the teaching profession and the wider membership and building on the strong positive culture at Teachers Building Society, as well as contributing to the local community.”
Simon Beresford, Chief Executive of Teachers Building Society says “We are delighted to have Rajesh on-board. His knowledge of the mutual model coupled with his extensive experience in the financial services sector only reinforces that his appointment will be of the utmost benefit to our colleagues and Teachers Building Society members alike. I look forward to working with Rajesh to drive the business forward through its next phase of our journey and would also like to thank Paul Marsden for his valuable contribution to the Society during his time as interim Finance Director.”