Damien Régent is a board-level finance and risk professional and works with multiple organisations. He has significant not-for-profit board experience. He currently chairs audit and/or finance committees at Crisis (homelessness), the Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Optivo, the housing association. He was previously a board member at MSF-UK, Reprieve (human rights) and in small, high-growth internet businesses. Damien’s first career was as a financial analyst for global institutions such as Moody’s and UBS Investment Bank; he subsequently left to build a portfolio of entrepreneurial and governance roles.