Jayne-Anne Gadhia


Founder and Executive Chair

Dame Jayne-Anne is the Founder and Executive Chair of Snoop. From 2007 to 2018 she was the CEO of Virgin Money.
A Chartered Accountant, she spent six years at Norwich Union (now Aviva) before becoming one of the founders of Virgin Direct in 1995. Three years later, she set up the Virgin One account, which was acquired by the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2001. She subsequently spent five years at RBS before returning to Virgin as CEO of Virgin Money.

From 2016 to 2021 she was the UK Government’s Women in Finance Champion and continues to support and promote the Women in Finance Charter as an advisor. In 2018 she was named Leader of the Year at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards.
She is a Trustee of the Tate and sits on the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, the Financial Inclusion Policy Forum and Lloyds Culture Advisory Group.

She was awarded a CBE in the 2014 New Year’s Honours list and made a Dame in the 2019 Honours list.

Event Sessions Featuring Jayne-Anne Gadhia


Lessons From Launching A Fintech In Lockdown

AltFi Festival of Finance 2021 - Tuesday 22 June 2021

Articles Featuring Jayne-Anne Gadhia

Moneyfarm appoints former Virgin Money CEO as chair

23rd January 2023 | Amelia Isaacs

2021 in quotes: Part 2

14th January 2022 | John Reynolds

AltFi Awards 2021: The Shortlist revealed!

3rd November 2021 | Daniel Lanyon

Snoop reportedly close to closing £15m Series A

30th July 2021 | Aisling Finn

2020 in Fintech and Alternative Finance: Part 2

30th December 2020 | Oliver Smith

2020 in quotes: Part 1

30th December 2020 | Aisling Finn

Our favourite fintech apps of 2020

16th December 2020 | Oliver Smith

Who are the top female fintech leaders of 2020?

14th December 2020 | Aisling Finn

A year in fintech & alternative finance: part 1

11th January 2019 | Roger Baird

Monzo boss banks gong

7th January 2019 | Daniel Lanyon

Virgin Money reveals digital bank build

27th February 2018 | Ryan Weeks