Mark is a career marketer and banker with more than 30 years of experience working in financial services, including spells in consumer finance, asset finance and leasing and retail banking. He was the Head of Marketing for HSBC in the UK and thereafter Regional Head of Marketing for HSBC MENA. He was also CMO at first direct, the UK’s leading direct bank, before taking over as CEO in 2011. He resigned from first direct in 2014 to co-found Atom Bank plc.
He was educated in Ireland, has a degree in history at Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from Warwick Business School and he’s a member of the Technology Strategy Group with Innovate Finance.
Hobbies include playing guitar (badly), American football and rugby (watching from the side lines!) and occasional masquerading as a parent and partner.
12th January 2022 | Oliver Smith
3rd December 2021 | John Reynolds
23rd November 2021 | Oliver Smith
25th August 2021 | Aisling Finn
9th August 2021 | Oliver Smith
7th July 2021 | Aisling Finn
22nd August 2019 | Roger Baird