Rob joined ME Group as Chief Credit Officer in September 2020.
His responsibilities include leading on the quality of the loan portfolio; establishing and developing credit strategies, policies and objectives to manage risk within the company’s risk appetite for lending; developing risk management and decisioning models, automation and analytics; ensuring compliance with regulatory guidelines and acting as principal spokesperson for the credit function.
Rob is a Chartered Banker; Member of the Institute of Credit Management and has over 30 years national and international credit and risk leadership experience including building out first and second lines of defence in blue chip corporates and FinTech start-ups.
His experience spans many theatres of operation including U.K. banking, U.K. retail finance, European motor finance; global non-standard lending – and national and international payments.
More recently he has been involved in a PE-backed FinTech start-up that provides consumer litigation funding directly to law firms.
Rob is also an enthusiast when it comes to all things FinTech and in August 2020 he completed in his own time Oxford University’s Said Business School Fintech Programme.