Banker joins Hampden
Prentice lured back to full-time role
Hampden & Co, the UK’s newest private bank, has persuaded Mark Prentice to return to full time employment, having left his senior role in Lloyd’s Bank’s Corporate Banking function in Scotland to work freelance.
Mr Prentice will lead Hampden’s team in Scotland, and is the latest in a string of high profile hires by the bank. He began his career at Bank of Scotland and has worked at a variety of banks including TSB, ABN Amro and the Clydesdale, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Banker Institute.
Graeme Hartop cvhief executive of Hampden & Co, said: “We are very fortunate to have a banker of Mark’s calibre joining the team. Having worked in very senior roles in organisations that are pivotal to the Scottish economy, he will help us continue to increase our growing reputation within the community.”
Mark Prentice added: “Heading up the team in Edinburgh is an exciting challenge and it is truly refreshing to get involved in a successful start-up bank that is already going strongly.”