James Hopkinson

CFO at Metro Bank

James started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialized in tax accounting and consultancy and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the ICAEW. He worked for Standard Chartered Bank from 2001 to 2019 in a variety of roles ranging from heading up corporate and institutional businesses, to Group Head of Investor Relations and most recently performing the role as Chief Financial Officer for the Group's countries, regions, and business segments, James was also the CFO for the Global Retail Banking business and the co-leader of the global finance function. In 2019, James joined ClearBank as CFO and Executive Director.


  • CFO

    Current role

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