The Board

Meet the board to find out more about the people driving our business forward.
Phil Moorhouse

Phil Moorhouse

Chairman

Phil has been the Society’s Chairman since the 2013 AGM. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.

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Andrew Haigh

Andrew Haigh

Chief Executive

Andrew became the Society’s Chief Executive in May 2015 having joined the Board as Chief Operating Officer in January 2014.

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Stuart Miller

Stuart Miller

Customer Director

Stuart joined our Society as Customer Director in 2017. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and holds the Customer Experience Professionals Association qualification for senior business leaders.

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David Samper

David Samper

Chief Financial Officer

David joined the Society in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer.

 

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John Morris

John Morris

Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director

John is the Society’s Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director. John is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and brings to the Society a significant amount of experience of both the banking and building society sectors.

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Ian Ward

Ian Ward

Non-Executive Director

Ian has extensive experience in financial services and was Chief Executive of Leeds Building Society for 16 years until his retirement in 2011.

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Karen Ingham

Karen Ingham

Non-Executive Director

Karen has an extensive customer services background within the consumer sector and is extremely people and customer focused.

 

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Bryce Glover

Bryce Glover

Non-Executive Director

Bryce Glover is a highly experienced director who has operated at Executive Committee and Board level in a number of leading UK financial services businesses.

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Anne Shiels

Anne Shiels

Non-Executive Director

Anne is an HR professional with extensive Executive and Board level experience, across a broad range of sectors including retail, financial services, telecommunications., manufacturing and FMCG.  

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Mick Thompson

Mick Thompson

Non-Executive Director

Mick spent 21 years as a Partner and nine years as Office Senior Partner at KPMG Newcastle, where he was responsible for driving growth and expansion.

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Adam Bennett

Adam Bennett

Non-Executive Director

Adam joined the Board after the Society’s AGM in April 2019 and also became a member of the Group Risk Committee at the same time.

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