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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.