Chetwood Financial continues expansion with new appointments

27 May 2020

As reported on Finextra and in Financial News, Chetwood Financial has announced the appointment of a new Chief Data Officer, Head of People and Chief Risk Officer.

Jessica Rusu joins as Chief Data Officer and has been brought on board to further Chetwood’s mission of making customers better off with technology. As an established analytics and data leader, Rusu has 20 years of industry experience, most recently leading the Advanced Analytics and Customer Insight teams at eBay.

Sarah Hosker has been appointed as Head of People following her role as Head of HR Function at The Wheatsheaf Group. Hosker has 20 years' diverse experience of leading the HR agenda across multiple industries and countries, and at Chetwood will be combining operational and strategic HR to maintain the FinTech innovator’s ongoing initiatives in culture and organisational development.

Chris Daniels is joining Chetwood as Chief Risk Officer. Daniels brings with him almost two decades of banking experience and will be overseeing risk management, credit risk and compliance activities to ensure a smooth and continuous service for customers. He previously held roles at Barclaycard and most recently was the CRO at Vanquis bank.

The expansion forms part of Chetwood’s ambition to serve distinct customer segments with innovative digital products. Chetwood has achieved sustained industry commendation for its consumer sub-brand LiveLend, most recently at the MoneyNet 2020 awards, where the dynamic loan was named Best Lender Innovation.