Whilst the Board, among other things, directs the Group’s strategy, the Management Committee supports the Chief Executive Officer in the management of the Group’s day-to-day operations.

The Management Committee comprises the Chief Executive Officer (who acts as Chair) and Chief Financial Officer together with the following individuals:

John Hourican John Hourican Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
John Hourican
John Hourican Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

John Hourican has more than 28 years of global financial services experience. John began his career at Price Waterhouse working in Dublin, Hong Kong and London before moving to Royal Bank of Scotland in 1997.  During his time at Royal Bank of Scotland John held a number of senior posts including serving as Chief Executive of the Group’s Investment Bank (Markets & International Banking) for 5 years.  Between 2013 and 2019 John served as CEO of Bank of Cyprus, the largest banking and financial services group in Cyprus.  During his tenure, John reshaped the business, re-established its deposit base, improved the quality of its loan book and strengthened its financial position. John was named Euromoney’s Banker of the Year in 2015.  John is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Paul Sheriff Paul Sheriff Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Paul Sheriff
Paul Sheriff Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

Paul has over 20 years of experience in financial services organisations spanning banking, asset management and insurance.  Paul joined from Legatum, a private investment firm based in Dubai where he was CFO/COO for 3 years, having previously been CFO/COO of Record plc, a main market listed asset management business.  Prior to this he was Group Finance Director at Arbuthnot Banking Group plc, a listed banking group, and Commercial Finance Director of the Prudential’s UK and European Business. Earlier in his career he spent five years in private equity and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Ian Corfield Ian Corfield Chief Commercial Officer
Ian Corfield
Ian Corfield Chief Commercial Officer

Ian joined NewDay in 2014 after six years at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, where he was CEO and a Board Director of its majority owned Aussie Home Loans subsidiary, having previously been CEO of the Retail and then Business Bank at Bankwest.

Sanjay Sharma Sanjay Sharma Chief Operating Officer
Sanjay Sharma
Sanjay Sharma Chief Operating Officer

Sanjay joined NewDay in 2013. Sanjay has more than 24 years’ experience in senior operational roles in international businesses working in India, the Philippines, London and Austria. He joined from Bawag PSK in Vienna where he was Chief Operating Officer and a  member of the Management Board.

Damaris Anderson-Supple Damaris Anderson-Supple Chief People Officer
Damaris Anderson-Supple
Damaris Anderson-Supple Chief People Officer

Damaris joined NewDay in 2013. Damaris joined to lead the People team at NewDay from Hill and Knowlton Strategies UK, where she was Chief Operating Officer and where talent strategy was a key priority.

 

Mark Eyre Mark Eyre Chief Risk Officer
Mark Eyre
Mark Eyre Chief Risk Officer

Mark joined NewDay in 2014 from Deloitte, where he was a Director in the Risk and Regulation practice, providing advisory support to financial services firms regarding risk management and regulation. Prior to this, Mark worked at Barclays for 17 years reporting to the Group Chief Risk Officer.

Stephen Rowland Stephen Rowland General Counsel
Stephen Rowland
Stephen Rowland General Counsel

Stephen joined NewDay in 2011 from Santander UK, where he was Legal and Compliance Director for the UK Cards business for two
years. Prior to this, Stephen worked in the legal team at GE Capital for four years and in practice at Baker & McKenzie for five years.

Rob Holt Rob Holt Chief Credit & Collections Officer
Rob Holt
Rob Holt Chief Credit & Collections Officer

Rob joined NewDay in 2012 from Santander UK where he held various leadership roles spanning Credit Risk, Collections, Commercial and Marketing Analytics. Prior to this, Rob worked for HBOS, Capital One and PwC in a career spanning over 20 years in financial services.

 

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