Matt Elliott was appointed to the role of Chief People Officer at Bank of Ireland in February 2019. He is responsible for transforming the culture of the Bank and developing a company where colleagues thrive. Prior to that he was Group People Director with Virgin Money. Under Matt's leadership Virgin Money successfully acquired and integrated Northern Rock. Matt was part of the executive team who successfully listed the company on the London Stock Exchange, and created a company widely acknowledged to be a cultural leader in the UK. A passionate advocate for inclusion and diversity, Matt appeared as a leading ally in the 2018 Financial Times lists for gender, ethnicity and LGBT+, the only leader to appear in all three lists.