Ben Barbanel
Head of Debt Finance
Oaknorth Bank

Ben Barbanel is the Head of Debt Finance at OakNorth where he leads a team of 19 people who have collectively grown the loan book to over £1.5bn since its launch in 2015, without a single default to date. Ben sits on the bank’s Credit and Executive Committees.

Prior to joining OakNorth in March 2015, Ben spent almost six years at Santander Corporate Bank, where in his last role, he was the Divisional Head of Business Development for London and the South East. Prior to Santander, he was at Clydesdale Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland.