Giles co-founded Zopa in 2004, became its CEO in 2007, served as Chairman 2015 to 2019 and remains an active board member. He also sits as a non-executive director on the Boards of both Bank of Ireland and C. Hoare & co, so has a fairly unique perspective of both challenger and incumbent Banks, and the different cultures and challenges of each. Prior to this, Giles had built and sold a motor retailer. He currently chairs CarWow.

How does an Oxford Psychology graduate end up getting an OBE for services to the Fintech sector two decades later?

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About the Investec Fintech Podcast

In a regular series of interviews, we chat to the leading lights of the UK’s Fintech sector, discussing their current businesses, their outlook for the sector as a whole, and also delving into their back stories and how they arrived at their current positions.

Podcast Host:

Mark James, Managing Director, Fintech