• Jonathan Bloomer, MBE Jonathan Bloomer, MBE Non-Executive Chairman x

    Jonathan Bloomer has a wealth of experience in the financial services industry and has significant board experience both as an executive and non-executive. His previous positions include Chief Executive of Prudential Plc, Chairman of the employee benefit business of Jardine Lloyd Thompson PLC, senior independent director of Hargreaves Lansdown Plc, Chairman of the audit committee of Autonomy PLC, and Chairman of the Practitioner Panel of the FSA and board membership of the Geneva Association. Jonathan is currently Chairman of Shepherd Direct Ltd, non-executive director of Morgan Stanley International, director of Change Real Estate Limited and a member of the code committee of the Takeover Panel.

    Committee membership: Nomination (Chair) and Remuneration.

  • Lee Rochford Lee Rochford Group Chief Executive Officer x

    Lee Rochford was Chief Financial Officer at Virgin Money between October 2013 and August 2015, seeing the group through its successful IPO and into life as a listed company. Prior to this he held a number of roles at RBS between 2007 and 2013, culminating as Managing Director and Head of the Financial Institutions Group. Earlier in his career, Lee was Managing Director of Wachovia Securities’ Principal Finance team, Managing Director and Head of European Asset Finance at Credit Suisse and Head of Northern European Securitisation at BNP Paribas.

    Committee membership: Disclosure (Chair).

  • Rob Memmott Rob Memmott Group Chief Financial Officer x

    Rob has been a corporate CFO for 12 years, and has over 17 years experience in senior financial leadership roles in private equity backed and listed organisations. Prior to joining Arrow Global, he worked with Leeds Bradford International Airport Limited as chief financial officer and company secretary. He also previously served as finance director of Alfred MacAlpines, which he joined from Servisair plc, where he was chief financial officer. Rob, who has significant experience both in raising and restructuring debt, and in mergers and acquisitions, has a degree in mathematics and qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in Manchester.

    Committee membership: Disclosure committee.

  • Iain Cornish Iain Cornish Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director x

    Iain Cornish is our senior independent director. He spent, until 2011, twenty years at Yorkshire Building Society, including eight years as chief executive officer. He is currently non-executive Chairman of Shawbrook Group Plc and senior independent director and risk committee Chairman of St James’ Place Wealth Management Plc, trustee and treasurer of Macmillan Cancer Support ( from 1 January 2017). Iain was previously a non-executive director of the Prudential Regulatory Authority, a non-executive director of Vanquis Bank, Chairman of the Practitioner Panel of the FSA, Chairman of the Building Societies Association and executive committee member of the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

    Committee Membership: Risk (chair), Disclosure, Audit, Remuneration and Nomination.

  • Lan Tu Lan Tu Non-Executive Director x

    Lan Tu has had over 10 years of experience in senior leadership roles within American Express until 2015. Lan ran its Emerging Payment and Services business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. She was previously the general manager for its UK and Nordics Merchant Services business and previously led its International Strategic Planning Group. Lan also worked at McKinsey & Company for over a decade, working primarily in the financial services sector. She is currently chief strategy officer of Standard Life Plc, non-executive director of Kings College, London and non-executive director of Maudsley Learning at Work.

    Committee membership: Remuneration (chair), Audit, Risk and Nomination.

  • Stewart Hamilton Stewart Hamilton General Counsel and Company Secretary x

    Stewart has over 13 years experience as a solicitor in corporate and commercial law. He Joined Arrow Global from Addleshaw Goddard in 2011. He qualified as a solicitor with Linklaters in 2002 before working for Baker & McKenzie in London.

    Committee membership: Disclosure

  • Maria Luís Albuquerque Maria Luís Albuquerque Non-executive director x

    Maria Luís Albuquerque was Portuguese Minister of State and Finance from July 2013 until November 2015 when there was a change of government in Portugal, and Deputy Minister for Treasury from June 2011 to July 2013. She had previously held a number of senior Finance/Treasury positions in the Portuguese public sector, including Head of Issuing and Markets at the Portuguese Treasury and Debt Management Agency, and Director of the Department of Financial Management at REFER, the state owned rail infrastructure company. She is an economist who also lectured in Universidade Lusíada of Lisbon from 1991 to 2006. Maria Luís is a Member of the Portuguese Parliament, having been re-elected in the general elections of 4 October 2015.

    Committee membership: Audit,Risk.

  • Andrew Fisher Andrew Fisher Non-Executive Director x

    Andrew Fisher, a chartered accountant, is currently the finance director of FTSE 100 Provident Financial Plc, having been appointed in 2006. He has spent over 20 years as finance director of major listed companies where he has accumulated broad international experience and a considerable depth of knowledge across a variety of consumer credit asset classes. Prior to working in industry, Andrew was a partner with Price Waterhouse LLP.

    Committee membership: Audit (chair), Risk, Remuneration and Disclosure (alternate).