Georgina Silvester

Georgina was appointed chief operating officer of Handelsbanken in February 2019, following a two year role as head of Brexit implementation.

Joining Handelsbanken in 2015 as head of tax, Georgina was recruited to establish the function from new, and ensure that the Bank had the adequate controls and processes in place to meet growing demand within the tax area.

Georgina’s career spans over 20 years working as the head of tax in a variety of financial service groups, and FTSE 250 companies. During her career, she has often been brought in to set up new tax functions and to embed capabilities, drive compliance and support the business through specialist and technical guidance.

Georgina is a qualified Chartered Tax professional and a qualified workplace mediator.

Outside of work, Georgina has three children that keep her very busy.

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