Alexandra Frean

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer , Starling Bank

Alexandra Frean is Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Starling Bank, where she leads PR, social media, Public Affairs and external communications. She joined Starling in 2018 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, where she served as a reporter, foreign correspondent and business columnist. communications for the company Alexandra joined Starling because of its very clear mission to improve the financial lives of its personal and business customers, while at the same time challenging many of the tired and outmoded practices and attitudes of the traditional banking industry.