Carolyn Sims

Director of Lending, Charity Bank

Carolyn, who is Director of Lending and sits on the Management Committee of Charity Bank, joined in 2005 having previously worked for a European Bank in the city, where she established and managed their social housing loan book, growing it to over £1bn. In between Carolyn worked briefly for Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) as a business development manager. Her banking career started at NatWest on a management training programme.

Carolyn is a trustee of the Postcode Innovation Trust and an almshouse. She is Chair of a school development trust, the treasurer of the local branch Pony Club, and a Director of the Almshouse Consortium Ltd.

She spends most of her spare time outdoors with horses and dogs and enjoys walking and wild water swimming.