Board of Directors

Find out more about each of the members of our Board of Directors, including the committees on which they sit.

Select a member of the Board of Directors below to find out more about them. Please see our Board Committees page to find out more about the committees each of our Directors sits on.

Committees:

  • N Group Nomination and Governance Committee
  • R Group Remuneration Committee
  • I Board Integration Committee
  • M Group Models and Ratings Committee
  • R Group Risk Committee
  • A Group Audit Committee
David Weymouth Chairman
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David Weymouth

Chairman

Appointment: David was appointed to the Board in September 2017 and held the position of Chairman until October 2019. He was re-appointed as Chairman on 4 February 2020.

Committee membership: Chair of the Board Integration and of the Group Nomination and Governance Committees; a member of the Group Remuneration Committee.

Key skills: David has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry and has a degree in Modern Languages from University College London and an MBA from the University of Exeter.

Experience & qualifications: David was previously Chief Information Officer at Barclays Bank plc and Chief Risk Officer at RSA Insurance Group plc. He sat on the Executive Committee of both companies. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Bank of Ireland (UK) plc. His experience as an executive includes a wide range of senior roles in operations, technology, risk and leadership. David is also Chairman of Mizuho International Plc and his other current Non-Executive directorships include Fidelity International Holdings (UK) Limited and The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society.

David sits on the following committees:

  • NGroup Nomination and Governance Committee
  • RGroup Remuneration Committee
  • IBoard Integration Committee
Andy Golding Chief Executive Officer
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Andy Golding

Chief Executive Officer

Appointment: Andy was appointed to the Board in December 2011.

Committee membership: Member of the Board Integration Committee.

Key skills: Andy has over 30 years’ experience in financial services.

Experience & qualifications: Andy was previously CEO of Saffron Building Society, where he had been from 2004. Prior to that he held senior positions at NatWest, John Charcol and Bradford & Bingley. Andy currently holds a number of posts with industry institutions, including membership of the UK Finance Executive Committee. He is also a Director of the Building Societies Trust and has served as a Non-Executive Director for Northamptonshire NHS and Kreditech. Andy was a member of the Building Societies Association’s Council; and of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Small Business Practitioners Panel until October 2019.

Andy sits on the following committees:

  • IBoard Integration Committee
April Talintyre Chief Financial Officer
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April Talintyre

Chief Financial Officer

Appointment: April joined the Bank in May 2012 and was appointed to the Board in June 2012.

Committee membership: Member of the Group Models and Ratings Committee.

Key skills: April has broad financial services experience. She has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1992.

Experience & qualifications: April was previously an Executive Director in the Rothesay Life pensions insurance business of Goldman Sachs and worked for Goldman Sachs International for over 16 years, including as an Executive Director in the Controllers division in London and New York. April began her career at KPMG in a general audit department.

April sits on the following committees:

  • MGroup Models and Ratings Committee
Noël Harwerth Senior Independent Director
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Noël Harwerth

Senior Independent Director

Appointment: Noël was appointed to the Board and the position of Senior Independent Director in October 2019.

Committee membership: Member of the Group Nomination and Governance, Group Remuneration and Group Risk Committees.  

Key skills: Noël has extensive experience in both the public sector with government bodies and the private sector with global banking companies, which brings valuable insight to the boardroom debate.

Experience & qualifications: Noël was appointed to the Board of CCFS in June 2017 and was its Senior Independent Director from August 2017. Noël is a Non-Executive Director of Scotiabank Europe plc and Sirius Minerals plc. She is a former Non-Executive Director of Standard Life Aberdeen plc and RSA Insurance Group plc, prior to which she held a variety of senior roles with Citicorp for 15 years, latterly serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Citibank International. Noël’s prior non-executive roles also include GE Capital Bank Limited, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Avocet Mining, Alent plc, Corus, Logica, The London Metal Exchange and Standard Life Assurance Limited.

Noël sits on the following committees:

  • RGroup Risk Committee
  • NGroup Nomination and Governance Committee
  • RGroup Remuneration Committee
Graham Allatt Non-Executive Director
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Graham Allatt

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Graham was appointed to the Board in May 2014.

Committee membership: Chair of the Group Risk Committee and the Group Models and Ratings Committee; a member of the Group Audit Committee.

Key skills: Graham has significant banking, credit risk and financial services experience.

Experience & qualifications: Graham was previously Acting Group Credit Director at Lloyds TSB and Chief Credit Officer at Abbey National. Prior to this he spent 18 years in the NatWest Group culminating in the role of Managing Director, Credit Risk at NatWest Markets. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Graham was involved with housing associations for nearly 30 years as Treasurer and Board member in the North of England and in London.

Graham sits on the following committees:

  • AGroup Audit Committee
  • RGroup Risk Committee
  • MGroup Models and Ratings Committee
Mary McNamara Non-Executive Director
  • R
  • N

Mary McNamara

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Mary was appointed to the Board in May 2014.

Committee membership: Chair of the Group Remuneration Committee and member of the Group Nomination and Governance Committee.

Key skills: Mary has broad senior management experience in the banking and finance sectors.

Experience & qualifications: Mary is a Non-Executive Director of Motorpoint plc and, until December 2019, of Dignity plc. She was previously CEO of the Commercial Division and Board Director of the Banking Division at Close Brothers Group PLC. Prior to that, Mary was Chief Operating Officer of Skandia, the European arm of Old Mutual Group. Mary spent 17 years at GE Capital, running a number of businesses including GE Fleet Services Europe and GE Equipment Finance.

Mary sits on the following committees:

  • RGroup Remuneration Committee
  • NGroup Nomination and Governance Committee
Rajan Kapoor Non-Executive Director
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Rajan Kapoor

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Rajan was appointed to the Board and the position of Chair of the Group Audit Committee in October 2019.

Committee membership: Chair of the Group Audit Committee and member of the Board Integration, Group Remuneration, Group Risk and Group Models and Ratings Committees.

Key skills: Rajan has wide-ranging experience of all aspects of banking including external reporting, financial planning and analysis, asset and liability management, taxation and stress testing. He also has extensive experience of financial and regulatory reporting in the UK and US with a strong background in internal financial controls, governance and compliance.

Experience & qualifications: Rajan was appointed to the Board of CCFS in September 2016. He was Financial Controller of the Royal Bank of Scotland (‘RBS’) Group and held a number of senior finance positions in a 28-year career with RBS. Rajan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland.

Rajan sits on the following committees:

  • RGroup Risk Committee
  • RGroup Remuneration Committee
  • AGroup Audit Committee
  • IBoard Integration Committee
  • MGroup Models and Ratings Committee
Sarah Hedger Non-Executive Director
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Sarah Hedger

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Sarah was appointed to the Board in February 2019.

Committee membership: Member of the Group Audit, Group Remuneration and Board Integration Committees.

Key skills: Sarah has significant capital management and mergers and acquisitions experience in financial services. She is a qualified chartered accountant.

Experience & qualifications: Sarah held leadership positions at General Electric for 12 years in its Corporate, Aviation and Capital business development teams, leaving General Electric as Leader of Business Development and M&A for its global GE Capital division. Prior to General Electric, she worked at Lazard & Co., Limited for 11 years, leaving as Director, Corporate Finance and spent five years as an auditor at PwC. Sarah is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Balta Group NV, a Belgian company listed on Euronext.

Sarah sits on the following committees:

  • AGroup Audit Committee
  • IBoard Integration Committee
  • RGroup Remuneration Committee

All of the Non-Executive Directors are Independent.

Find out more about our Board of Directors and how they help to shape the future of OneSavings Bank in our Corporate Governance section.

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