Chris Daniels is Head of London 2012 Activation for the B2B division of Lloyds Banking Group. The role is to ensure value is created from Lloyds London 2012 Sponsorship and thus is wide ranging and links into business development, community involvement and employee engagement.
An Oxford mathematics graduate with an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Chris was most recently Head of Financial Institution Sales & Business Development in Bank of Scotland Treasury. Prior to that he spent a period in Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets Sales and 6 years in Barclays Capital Structured Capital Markets, Corporate Risk and Derivatives sales, covering the financing and risk management needs of a range of clients.
Prior to joining the Banking industry Chris was an Officer in the Parachute Regiment for 5 years, an Expedition Leader for World Challenge and a youth development team leader for the Prince’s Trust. He was a volunteer at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games as the Athletes Services Manager for the Modern Pentathlon event.
He has studied for a Diploma in Applied Psychology at Birkbeck College during his evenings since 2008, and has recently completed the courses on Work Psychology and Consumer Psychology. Chris is a qualified Mountain Expedition Leader and Athletics Coach, and a keen runner.