Tara Palmer

Tara Palmer

Chief Operating Officer

Kleinwort Hambros

Tara is the Group Chief Operating Officer for SG Kleinwort Hambros with management responsibility for various support functions including: Operations, IT, Project Office, Premises and Facilities, Business Continuity and Outsourcing/procurement. The role geographically covers London, Jersey, Guernsey, and Gibraltar.

Prior to her current role Tara was Head of the COO Office for the UK branch of Societe Generale, supporting the EMEA COO on all matters affecting the UK Branch. Tara is a Non-Executive Director on the board of Societe Generale International Ltd, the agency broker and prime services subsidiary of Societe Generale’s market activities which offers execution, clearing, financing and prime brokerage services.

Tara was called to the bar in 1998 (Gray’s Inn) and practiced as a Solicitor from December 2002 until her move into the COO area in 2013. Tara has substantial employment law experience covering a range of industries, as well as private practice experience.

Outside of Kleinwort Hambros Tara is a Trustee of Family Fund, one of the UK’s largest charities providing over £36m in grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children. She is a keen mountain climber having climbed Aconcagua, Mont Blanc and Kilimanjaro and enjoys running and cycling regularly.

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