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

    Jonathan 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, Chair of the employee benefit business of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Plc, senior independent director of Hargreaves Lansdown Plc, Chair of the Practitioner Panel of the FSA, board membership of the Geneva Association and membership of the code committee of the Takeover Panel. Jonathan is currently Chair of Morgan Stanley International, Chair of Shepherd Direct Ltd, and director of Change Real Estate Limited.

    Committee membership: Nomination (Chair) and Remuneration.

  • Lee Rochford Lee Rochford Group Chief Executive Officer x

    Before joining the Company, Lee 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. A significant amount of his focus from 2008 onwards was advising banks and non-bank lenders on balance sheet restructuring after the global financial crisis and subsequent new capital regimes as well as working with funds and other buyers of assets from the lending industry. 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. Lee has a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.

    Committee membership: Disclosure (Chair).

  • Paul Cooper Paul Cooper Group Chief Financial Officer x

    Paul has over 20 years’ experience in financial services roles both in the UK and overseas. He joins Arrow from leading global insurance business Sompo Canopius Group, where he has been in a variety of senior executive roles since 2013. Previously, Paul was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP in the Financial Services division, following five years as a Finance Director at the quoted insurer, Hiscox. Paul is a Chartered Accountant, having trained at PwC.

    Committee membership: Disclosure

  • Lan Tu Lan Tu Non-Executive Director x

    Lan is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Standard Life Aberdeen and previously 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; was the general manager for its UK and Nordics Merchant Services business; and previously led its International Strategic Planning group. Previous experience also includes 12 years at McKinsey & Company, working primarily in the financial services sector. Lan is chief strategy officer of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC and non-executive director of Kings College London.

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

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

    Maria Luís 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 election of 4 October 2015.

    Committee membership: Audit and Risk.

  • Andrew Fisher Andrew Fisher Senior Independent Director x

    Andrew, a chartered accountant, was previously the finance director of Provident Financial plc for 12 years. He has spent over 20 years as a 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 the financial services industry, he was a partner with Price Waterhouse LLP.

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

  • Stewart Hamilton Stewart Hamilton Company Secretary and General Counsel x

    Stewart has over 16 years’ experience as a solicitor in corporate and commercial law. He joined the Company from Addleshaw Goddard in 2011, where he worked principally on private company acquisitions and disposals and public fund raising, as well as gaining direct experience with the Clydesdale Bank plc and FTSE listed healthcare company, Assura Group Limited. Stewart holds an M.A. (Hons) in economics and law from the University of Edinburgh and previously worked at Linklaters LLP and Baker & Mckenzie where he was based in London and Tokyo.

    Committee membership: Disclosure