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Graham Dow appointed to Unity Trust Bank’s board

Unity Trust Bank has appointed Graham Dow to its board as a Non-Executive Director.

Graham brings extensive experience drawn from many years working within the Trade Union movement, having specialised in accountancy throughout his career.

In 1998 he was appointed as Chief Accountant at GMB, the general trade union that represents workers across all sectors, and joined the union’s senior management team as Head of Finance in 2021. Here, he played an active role in general management, financial stewardship, investments, banking and asset management.

Commenting on his appointment, Graham said: "Unity Trust Bank exists to support organisations that make a difference across the UK. I’m looking forward to working alongside my fellow board members and the wider Unity Trust Bank team to continue driving forward Unity’s success, and that of our customers.”

Unity Trust Bank Chairman, Alan Hughes, added, “Graham’s in-depth knowledge and experience is a huge asset for Unity, and we’re delighted to welcome him to the Board.”

Graham is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. In his role as Non-Executive Director at Unity Trust Bank, he will sit on the Board’s Audit Committee.

With commercial offices in Birmingham, Manchester and London, Unity Trust Bank was founded by the Trade Unions in 1984 to serve the common good. The Banks philosophy is unchanged and in 2021 it was named Socially Responsible Lender of the Year for the second year running by the NACFB.