Our mission is to improve the quality and reduce the cost of dispute resolution, for all parties through the use of LegalTech.



We embrace and promote change in a positive manner in order to evolve and grow


We are proactive and accountable for our performance and development


We do the right thing, to act with integrity, openness and honesty at all times


Teamwork and collaboration are at the heart of what we do


Bruce Walker


Bruce joined ME Group as Executive Chairman in July 2020 with responsibility for the credit functions of the business, including chairing the Credit Committee. Bruce is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience, a London School of Economics alumnus, and he trained and qualified with PwC. Much of his career has been spent as CFO of privately owned companies, backed by a variety of funders, including private equity. He was part of the buy-out team at Nelson, the wealth management group, funded to a very successful exit by Barclays Capital.

Rob Cooper


Rob is an expert in financial services regulation and business automation through cloud-based platforms. Rob is also Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Ventures, a FinTech focused NEX listed investment vehicle, as well as having led numerous successful start-ups in the financial and technology sectors.

A former Trading Standards Officer, he previously worked with the then Department for Business Innovation and Skills consulting on Better Regulation. Whilst with Trading Standards he worked with the Office of Fair Trading on the delivery of Consumer Direct (the government’s national consumer helpline). His last role in the public sector was as part of the management team implementing the regulation of the claims management industry, after which he founded Scott Robert an advisory business to the financial services industry on governance, risk and compliance.

Craig Cornick


Craig Co-Founded ME Group and is a successful serial entrepreneur in multiple industries in both the UK and Australia, including the legal and property industries, and in the UK personal injury sector.  He is highly experienced in the volume consumer legal services sector as well as being an investor in a number of law firms in the consumer claims sector.  Craig continues to be instrumental in ME Group’s ongoing innovation, identifying and successfully establishing new areas of volume claims.

Rob Cottingham


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.

Nigel Quinton


Nigel joined ME Group in late 2019 and is an experienced finance professional that has held senior finance positions in building societies, wealth management and specialist lending firms. He has been the Chief Executive of two building societies and more recently has been advising Financial Services firms, including a new banking start-up, on financial and risk management.  Nigel has held significant sector wide roles including Chairman of the Northern Association of Building Societies. His specialisms include all matters financial, governance, risk, lending, treasury and business strategy.

Trevor Nicholson


Trevor joined the board of ME Group in August 2018 as a Non-Executive Director. He brings with him over 30 years’ experience of managing Compliance, Risk and Regulatory Affairs in leading blue-chip businesses. He is currently Interim Head of Compliance for FTSE 100 insurer; Admiral Group and his former roles include Sainsburys Bank, CPP Group plc, EMC Advisory Services and GE Capital/Santander Cards UK. He has significant compliance experience in areas such as CONC, ICOBS, COBS and Redress.

Steven Zdolyny


Steven has more than 30 years legal services experience, working in private and public sectors, within regulated industry and as a regulator. He is a former winner of The Lawyer, In House Public Sector Team of the Year; and was runner-up and highly commended in the In-house Solicitor of the Year category at The Law Society Excellence Awards.

Previously Steven was General Counsel and one of the founding Directors of Kim Technologies Ltd, a global, innovative and award winning legal technology business.

Prior to that, Steven was the Director of Legal Services, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Training Principal at EY Riverview Law. He was a director on the board of Riverview Law Limited, responsible for the quality of legal services delivered to international clients, compliance with regulatory requirements and all in house legal matters.

Steven was elected Vice President of Liverpool Law Society in 2019 and has served as a Director of the Society since 2014.

Joanne Sharp


Joanne joined ME Group in March 2019 and has over 20 years’ experience of working within the financial services sector including for the Cheshire Building Society. She has managed both operational and project teams and is PRINCE 2 qualified. Joanne has supported the transitional management and delivery of new products, regulatory change, and is vastly experienced in using technology to improve customer experience and operational efficiency.

Ann Hopkins


Ann joined ME Group in late 2018 from Bentley Motors and has over 15 years of experience in HR covering a wide range of industries but predominantly within the Financial Services sector. She has a strong track record of people strategy and change management. Prior to Bentley Motors Ann was HR Business Partner for the One Advice Group, the UK’s leading provider of personal insolvency and legal solutions in the UK.