Our people

Chris Loake

Chief Technology and Operations Officer

Chris joined the bank in 2017.

In the previous 15 years, he held a number of senior technology roles at Experian and Close Brothers. He has extensive experience in using technology to transform products and services in the UK and in Europe.

Chris started his career as a trainee accountant with The Woodland Trust, before moving into technology with Experian.

Chris holds a degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham and is a keen sportsman. At school, he was a member of the Great Britain Junior Rowing Team and in 2018 he won a silver medal at the UCI Gran Fondo Cycling World Championships. He has a young family and likes to spend most of his free time entertaining his two children.