Board of Directors

Find out more about each of the members of our Board of Directors, including the committees on which they sit.

Select a member of the Board of Directors below to find out more about them. Please see our Board Committees page to find out more about the committees each of our Directors sits on.

Committees:

  • N Nomination and Governance Committee
  • R Remuneration Committee
  • R Risk Committee
  • A Audit Committee
David Weymouth Non-Executive Chairman
  • N
  • R

David Weymouth

Non-Executive Chairman

Appointment: David was appointed to the Board in September 2017.

Committee membership: Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee and the Remuneration Committee. 

Key skills: David has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry and has a degree in Modern Languages from University College London and an MBA from the University of Exeter.

Experience & qualifications: David was previously Chief Information Officer at Barclays Bank plc and Chief Risk Officer at RSA Insurance Group plc. He sat on the Executive Committee of both companies. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Bank of Ireland (UK) plc. His experience as an executive includes a wide range of senior roles in operations, technology, risk and leadership. David is also Chairman of Mizuho International Plc and his other current Non-Executive directorships include Fidelity International Holdings (UK) Limited and The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society.

David sits on the following committees:

  • NNomination and Governance Committee
  • RRemuneration Committee
Andy Golding Chief Executive Officer

Andy Golding

Chief Executive Officer

Appointment: Andy was appointed to the Board in December 2011.

Committee membership: None.

Key skills: Andy has over 30 years’ experience in financial services.

Experience & qualifications: Andy was previously CEO of Saffron Building Society, where he had been since 2004. Prior to that he held senior positions at NatWest, John Charcol and Bradford & Bingley. Andy currently holds a number of posts with industry institutions including membership of the UK Finance Executive Committee, the Building Societies Association’s Council and the Financial Conduct Authority’s Small Business Practitioners Panel. He is also a Director of the Building Societies Trust and has served as a Non-Executive Director for Northamptonshire NHS and Kreditech.

April Talintyre Chief Financial Officer
  • R

April Talintyre

Chief Financial Officer

Appointment: April joined the Bank in May 2012 and was appointed to the Board in June 2012.

Committee membership: Member of the Risk Committee.

Key skills: April has broad financial services experience. She has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1992.

Experience & qualifications: April was previously an Executive Director in the Rothesay Life pensions insurance business of Goldman Sachs and worked for Goldman Sachs International for over 16 years, including as an Executive Director in the Controllers division in London and New York. April began her career at KPMG in a general audit department.

April sits on the following committees:

  • RRisk Committee
Eric Anstee Non-Executive Director
  • A
  • R

Eric Anstee

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Eric was appointed to the Board in December 2015.

Committee membership: Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Risk Committee.

Key skills: Eric has extensive corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions experience over a broad range of business sectors.

He is a member of the Takeover Panel Appeals Board and Visiting Professor, London Metropolitan University Business School.

Experience & qualifications: Eric was Chairman of CPP Group plc from 2014 to 2015. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of the City of London Group plc, the first Chief Executive of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Group Finance Director of Old Mutual plc. Eric was also Group Finance Director at The Energy Group plc and advisor to Lord Hanson on the demerger of Hanson plc. Prior to this Eric spent 17 years at Ernst & Young. Eric is also a Non-Executive Director of Sun Life Financial of Canada Limited and Insight Asset Management Limited.

Eric is Chairman of the Audit Committee and sits on the following committees:

  • AAudit Committee
  • RRisk Committee
Graham Allatt Non-Executive Director
  • A
  • R

Graham Allatt

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Graham was appointed to the Board in May 2014.

Committee membership: Chair of the Risk Committee and member of the Audit Committee.

Key skills: Graham has significant banking, credit risk and financial services experience.

Experience & qualifications: Graham was previously Acting Group Credit Director at Lloyds TSB and Chief Credit Officer at Abbey National. Prior to this he spent 18 years in the NatWest Group culminating in the role of Managing Director, Credit Risk at NatWest Markets. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Graham was involved with housing associations for nearly 30 years as Treasurer and Board member in the North of England and in London.

Graham is Chairman of the Risk Committee and sits on the following committees:

  • AAudit Committee
  • RRisk Committee
Margaret Hassall Non-Executive Director
  • A
  • R

Margaret Hassall

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Margaret was appointed to the Board in July 2016.

Committee membership: Member of Audit and Risk Committees.

Key skills: Margaret brings a broad range of experience developed across various industry sectors including manufacturing, utilities and financial services.

Experience & qualifications: Margaret spent seven years working for Deloitte and Touche as a consultant and led the financial services consulting business for Charteris Plc. More latterly, Margaret has been engaged as Chief Operations Officer or Chief Information Officer for divisions within some of the world’s largest banks, namely Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays and RBS. Margaret is a Non-Executive Director for Ascension Trust (Scotland) and, since July 2018, of Nucleus Financial Group plc.

Margaret sits on the following committees:

  • AAudit Committee
  • RRisk Committee
Mary McNamara Non-Executive Director
  • N
  • R
  • R

Mary McNamara

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Mary was appointed to the Board in May 2014.

Committee membership: Chair of Remuneration and member of Risk and Nomination and Governance Committees.

Key skills: Mary has broad senior management experience in the banking and finance sectors.

Experience & qualifications: Mary is a Non-Executive Director of Dignity plc and Motorpoint plc. She was previously CEO of the Commercial Division and Board Director of the Banking Division at Close Brothers Group PLC. Prior to that, Mary was Chief Operating Officer of Skandia, the European arm of Old Mutual Group. Mary spent 17 years at GE Capital, running a number of businesses including GE Fleet Services Europe and GE Equipment Finance.

Mary is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and sits on the following committees:

  • NNomination and Governance Committee
  • RRemuneration Committee
  • RRisk Committee
Rod Duke Senior Independent Director
  • N
  • R

Rod Duke

Senior Independent Director

Appointment: Rod was appointed to the Board in July 2012 and was appointed Senior Independent Director in 2014.

Committee membership: Chair of the Nomination and Governance Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.

Key skills: Rod has extensive experience in operations, investments, risk management and corporate finance across retail and commercial banking.

Experience & qualifications: Rod was previously Group General Manager, HSBC with responsibility for UK distribution – branches, call centres and internet banking – for both personal and commercial customers. Rod was with HSBC for 33 years. Previous directorships include VISA (UK), HFC Bank plc and HSBC Life. He also served on the Board of Alliance & Leicester plc until its takeover by Santander. Rod is a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services.

  • NNomination and Governance Committee
  • RRemuneration Committee
Sarah Hedger Non-Executive Director

Sarah Hedger

Non-Executive Director

Appointment: Sarah was appointed to the Board in February 2019.

Committee membership: None.

Key skills: Sarah has significant capital management and mergers and acquisitions experience in financial services. She is a qualified chartered accountant.

Experience & qualifications: Sarah held leadership positions at General Electric for 12 years in its Corporate, Aviation and Capital business development teams, leaving General Electric as Leader of Business Development and M&A for its global GE Capital division. Prior to General Electric, she worked at Lazard & Co., Limited for 11 years, leaving as Director, Corporate Finance. Sarah also spent five years as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Sarah is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Balta Group NV, a Belgian company listed on Euronext.

All of the Non-Executive Directors are Independent.

Find out more about our Board of Directors and how they help to shape the future of OneSavings Bank in our Corporate Governance section.

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