UK-based digital bank Tandem announces a key senior appointment to its senior Executive Team with immediate effect.
Georgina Whalley joins Tandem in the newly created senior role of Chief Impact and Marketing Officer. She is mandated with accelerating and amplifying Tandem’s mission to build the UK’s fairer, greener digital bank, citing the bank’s mission as a primary motivation for joining.
Georgina is the latest senior appointment to Tandem’s Executive Committee following Tandem’s acquisition of leading consumer lender Oplo in January this year.
Previously, Georgina held senior roles at global consumer fintech Openpay for the past three years, most recently as Interim UK CEO. Prior to this, her career included senior roles for some of the UK’s leading consumer brands including Marks & Spencer, New Look, Sweaty Betty, and Arcadia.
Tandem bank’s ambitions
Tandem has been clear on its intentions and ambitions to broaden and develop its impact to ensure it plays a meaningful part in society. In her role as Chief Impact and Marketing Officer, she will lead the strategy and delivery of the bank’s fairer and greener agenda, including driving ESG activities, as well as continuing Tandem’s successful marketing and communications.
Tandem launched in 2014 as one of the UK’s original digital challenger banks providing customers with simple, transparent, and fair products across its range of savings, green home improvement loans, and mortgages.
Currently, the neobank has offices in London, Blackpool, Cardiff, Durham and Manchester and employs over 500 people.