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Jonathan has 25 years’ experience as an Investor and Director of Public and Private Companies globally.
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Gary has 30 years’ experience within financial services, in both the banking and building society sectors.
Non-Executive Director, Chairman
David holds a number of non-executive and advisory board positions and is currently Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for CIBC World Markets plc.
Chief Financial Officer
Brian has nearly 20 years’ experience in senior finance and treasury roles, and was most recently the Finance Director of both Coutts and Adam & Company.
Chief Development Officer
Graham has over 25 years’ experience in banking, working across a number of different fields.
Non-Executive Director, Chair of Risk Committee
Nigel possesses significant executive-level experience within financial services, having spent some 38 years at HSBC Group.
Non-Executive Director, Chair of Audit & Compliance Committee
Sally is an established Non-Executive Director, having held a number of previous Board positions.
Ian holds a number of non-executive and advisory Board positions on joining Redwood Bank’s Board in late 2019. Ian has extensive retail banking experience, specialising in risk and compliance roles.
Edward has extensive experience across strategy, IT, digital transformation, risk and governance, with deep experience across financial services and consumer sectors.
Lynton has 30 years’ experience within the Local Government finance sector.
Director of Credit & Underwriting
Chris has over 35 years’ experience in Banking. He has worked across a number of areas and businesses at both RBS and NatWest.
Director of Business Development
Leon has over 30 years’ experience in Financial Services, having worked in executive and senior positions for HSBC, Santander, and latterly RBS (Williams & Glyn).
Director of Risk
Sergio has over 15 years of experience in financial services across Europe. He was one of the first people to have successfully completed the CERTBALM, which is the first, and long awaited, benchmark qualification in Asset and Liability Management (ALM) within the banking industry.
General Counsel & Company Secretary
Eleanor is a corporate lawyer with extensive corporate and commercial experience.
Director of Products & Strategy
Stuart has over 25 years’ experience in Financial Services with senior roles at Lloyds, C&G, TSB and Bank of Ireland.
Head of Portfolio Management
Louise has over 30 years’ banking experience, covering both Credit and Relationship Management roles at a senior level.
Head of Human Resources
Tracey has over 20 years of Human Resources experience within professional services both in the UK and overseas.
Head of Compliance
Emma has over 18 years’ financial services experience, covering both operations, compliance and data protection.
Head of Underwriting
“Stuart has over 35 years’ experience in Banking, of which 30 has been in credit roles. Most recently, he was Head of Credit Risk, and Underwriting at both Credit Suisse and Barclays Private Bank.
Director of Operations
With nearly 20 years’ experience working within the financial sector, Sebastian is a welcome addition to the Redwood Bank team.
Head of Treasury Operations
Rhia is a qualified chartered accountant, having completed her professional qualification with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in 2015.
Head of Business Development, North Region
Chris has 29 years’ experience in the Banking industry, mainly with the Royal Bank of Scotland Group in the North West of England.
John is a corporate finance and transactions lawyer with over 40 years’ experience.
Head of Information Technology
Dave brings over 15 years experience in Information Technology and comes with a diverse background in Financial Services and the SME market.
Head of Finance
Alex has over 15 years’ experience in senior management roles, with an emphasis on forecasting and planning. He has held senior positions in financial management, supply chain, and operations.
Portfolio Management Assistant
Kelly has over 20 years' experience within the banking industry, working for Barclays. She has worked across a number of areas in retail, business and corporate banking.
Portfolio Management Manager
Joanna has 30 years' experience in the Banking industry, working for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group in the North West of England, predominantly in Warrington and Liverpool.
Lee has over 23 years’ experience in the Banking industry, working for the HSBC Group in the Home Counties, across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire.
Portfolio Management Officer
Sue has over 35 years’ experience within the banking industry, working for NatWest and RBS.
Business Development Manager (South & East)
John has 43 years experience in the banking sector having worked for Lloyds Bank in Cambridge for 38 years. His last 5 years have been with Cambridge & Counties Bank.
Head of Business Development, South Region
Mark has a wealth of banking experience, having worked in the industry for 21 years. Before moving to Redwood Bank, Mark worked for NatWest for 13 years.
Sue is an experienced commercial banker with nearly 40 years' experience in the banking industry, working for Barclays for 34 years and more recently Metro Bank, where she managed a portfolio of 50 Real Estate clients.
Associate Business Development Manager (South & East)
Nicola has over 20 years’ experience within the banking industry, working for Barclays. She has worked across a number of areas.
Business Development Officer (South & East)
Lynn has nearly 40 years experience within the banking industry, working for both Lloyds Bank (34 years) and Cambridge & Counties Bank (5 years).
Business Development Manager (Yorkshire & The North East)
Mark has over 30 years’ experience within the banking sector, having held numerous positions.
Business Development Co-Ordinator (Warrington & The North West)
Jenny has over 17 years’ experience within the banking industry, working for RBS Group in Warrington. She has worked across a number of areas in the RBS.
Business Development Officer (Yorkshire & The North East)
Julie has over 12 years experience in the banking industry, working for the Royal Bank of Scotland ('RBS') Group in the North West of England.
Associate Business Development Manager (Warrington & The North West)
Callum has four and a half years banking experience obtained with The Royal Bank of Scotland, working in Manchester.
Business Development Officer (Warrington & The North West)
Naomi has over 8 years' experience in the Banking industry, working for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group in the North West of England, predominantly covering Warrington and Liverpool.
Business Development Officer
Gemma has 17 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry, for the most part as a Commercial Relationship Support Manager at RBS in Warrington