Alexandra Frean

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Starling Bank

As Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Starling Bank, Alexandra leads external and internal communications and digital growth, including PR, social media and public affairs, as well as marketing. She joined Starling after a 31-year career in journalism, based mainly in London but also including postings to Paris, New York and Washington DC. She spent 25 years at The Times newspaper, where she served as a reporter, foreign correspondent and business columnist.