David Samper

David joined the Society in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer.

An accomplished strategic leader with over 20 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant, David has a fundamental knowledge of the issues impacting the long term commercial sustainability of our business model, balance sheet and profitability.

He understands the financial services sector exceptionally well and has valuable experience in managing financial performance across both large and medium sized financial organisations in the UK and abroad.  He brings a different perspective to his team and the Board, gained from his international business experience.  David’s career has also encompassed multiple system migrations, complementing the knowledge and expertise of our growing Solutions business.

David has held senior roles across a number of organisations, including RBS, Ulster Bank, and at Sainsbury’s Bank as its interim Chief Financial Officer. He has led complex acquisitions and driven transformational change, whilst consistently delivering core commercial outperformance.

David’s previous experience with broader capital markets and shaping organisational strategy in an ever changing economic and competitive environment will be key to ensuring the success of our ambitious Group.