Jon, one of the Bank North founders, is a chartered accountant with over 20 years' of executive and non-executive experience in international financial services, who has had significant NED exposure to UK banking start-ups in the last 8 years.
He was a member of the main board and risk and audit committees and chaired the Remuneration Committee at Atom Bank, one of the UK’s first successful “fintechs”, for its first 4 years, through build, licencing and launch. Prior to this, he was a NED and audit/risk member at ING Australia, a large wealth management conglomerate, in Sydney for 4 years.
Previous executive roles include CFO of ANZ Australia, one of Australia’s “big 4”, and he was also CFO, COO and Deputy CEO at First Direct bank, part of the HSBC UK business. Jon is also currently on the board of Zopa Bank, a London based fintech start-up bank.