Kate Cheetham

Trustee

Kate Cheetham

Kate is the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of Lloyds Banking Group. Kate is responsible for advising the Board and Senior Executives on legal and governance matters and sits on the executive committee. Kate is also a Non-Executive Director of Scottish Widows plc.

Kate is passionate about Inclusion & Diversity and previously co-chaired Breakthrough, the LBG’s women’s network which has a membership of c.15,000 people. She is a Trustee of Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales and a member of the Advisory Council of Justice.

Kate joined the Group Legal team at Lloyds TSB Group in 2005. Before being appointed Group General Counsel, Kate held a number of senior positions including Deputy Group General Counsel and General Counsel for Group Legal. Prior to joining Lloyds TSB, Kate was a corporate lawyer at a magic circle firm specialising in M&A transactions and before that ran a commercial art gallery in London for five years.

Kate lives in London with her husband and son. Outside work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, going to exhibitions, visiting new places and watching cricket.