The Board of Directors

David Swanney | Chairman of The Board

 

 

David was appointed to the Board as Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of The Risk Committee in January 2019. He brings extensive banking regulatory and financial services experience through a twenty-year career at the Bank of England, mostly in banking supervision, and as Director, Group Compliance at The Royal Bank of Scotland. Prior to that, David was trained as a chartered accountant and worked in the accounting profession.

 

From 2002 until 2018, David worked with the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group on money laundering prevention issues, and is the author of the Group's anti-money laundering Guidance for the financial sector. From 2006 to 2011, he was a public member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.

 

David is a non-executive director of a number of UK banks and is also a trustee of several charitable organisations.

 

 

Sheryl Lawrence | Independent Non-Executive Director           

 

 

Sheryl was appointed to the Board in January 2019 as Independent Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Chair of the Board Audit Committee.

 

Sheryl brings over two decades of audit and risk experience from her career at several UK financial services groups. In 2014, she joined the Provident Financial Group and became Chief Risk Officer. Prior to this, she held executive positions at Santander and Nationwide Building Society.

In 2010, Sheryl became Head of Risk at Coventry Building Society after serving as Head of Risk and Compliance at Lloyds Bank since 2006. Previously, she held key roles at Barclaycard including Head of Audit and Risk Director. She began her career at NatWest Bank in 1996.

 

Sheryl is trained as a chartered accountant, has a LLM and received her Master in Business Administration from London Business School.

 

 

Enrico Rossini | Non-Executive Director

 

 

Enrico joined the Board as Non-Executive Director in January 2019. Enrico joined RCI Bank and Services in 2016 as Head of Used Cars, then later became Head of the Corporate Fleets, Used Cars, and Electric Vehicles business unit. In 2017, he was appointed Vice President Sales & Marketing and has become a member of the RCI Bank and Services Executive Committee.

 

Prior to that he was CEO of LEASYS, a subsidiary of FCA Group. Enrico began his career at Fiat Financial Services in Italy in 1997, where he was Marketing Director from 2004 to 2008 and Sales Director for Europe at Fiat Group Automobiles Capital in 2009. Beginning in 2012 he oversaw the operations of FCA Bank in France.

 

Enrico graduated in Economics and Finance from the University of Bologna.

 

 

Marc Lagrené | Non-Executive Director

 

 

Marc joined the Board as Non-Executive Director in January 2019. He joined RCI Banque in 1990 and has been with RCI his entire career. In 2018, Marc was appointed Vice President Customer & Operations and become a member of the RCI Bank and Services Executive Committee. From 2015 to 2018, he served as Group Head of Internal Control and had responsibility for overseeing RCI’s relationship with the European Central Bank.

 

Prior to this, Marc was CEO of RCI Argentina from 2011 to 2014. He has held several operational and corporate positions from 1994 to 2010, including the Head of Controlling and Credit Risk Management in Italy and in France.

 

Marc is a graduate of HEC Paris where he received his Management diploma.

 

 

Jean-Louis Labauge | CEO & Executive Director  

 

 

Jean-Louis joined RCI Group over twenty years ago and has held a number of senior leadership roles as managing director of RCI subsidiaries in several countries and as Group Officer for Financial Risk Control, CRD Project Director and Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Officer.

 

Prior to joining RCI UK in 2016, he was Managing Director of Nissan Renault Financial Services India, which he launched and grew into a leading auto finance lender in just a few years. Jean-Louis is passionate about effortless digital experience and great customer service.

 

Jean-Louis is a graduate from HEC Paris where he received his Management diploma and holds a DECF degree in accountancy after attending the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris.

 

 

Peter McEvoy | CFO & Executive Director

 

 

Peter was appointed to the Board in January 2019 as an Executive Director. He is the Chief Financial officer for RCI Bank and RCI Financial Services, as well as a member of the RCI Bank UK Executive Committee.

 

Peter joined RCI in 2011 and became Chief Financial Officer of RCI UK in 2016. Prior to this, he helped to launch our sister company RCI Ireland in Dublin and served as the Financial Director. Peter brings over fifteen years of experience in financial services, and has held positions in senior finance, change and senior leadership roles across top organisations in the UK and Ireland.

 

Peter is a qualified chartered accountant and graduate with a Bachelors in Management Science and Information Systems from Trinity College, Dublin.

David Swanney | Chairman of The Board

David was appointed to the Board as Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of The Risk Committee in January 2019. He brings extensive banking regulatory and financial services experience through a twenty-year career at the Bank of England, mostly in banking supervision, and as Director, Group Compliance at The Royal Bank of Scotland. Prior to that, David was trained as a chartered accountant and worked in the accounting profession.

 

From 2002 until 2018, David worked with the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group on money laundering prevention issues, and is the author of the Group's anti-money laundering Guidance for the financial sector. From 2006 to 2011, he was a public member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.

 

David is a non-executive director of a number of UK banks and is also a trustee of several charitable organisations.

Sheryl Lawrence | Independent Non-Executive Director

Sheryl was appointed to the Board in January 2019 as Independent Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Chair of the Board Audit Committee.

 

Sheryl brings over two decades of audit and risk experience from her career at several UK financial services groups. In 2014, she joined the Provident Financial Group and became Chief Risk Officer. Prior to this, she held executive positions at Santander and Nationwide Building Society.

In 2010, Sheryl became Head of Risk at Coventry Building Society after serving as Head of Risk and Compliance at Lloyds Bank since 2006. Previously, she held key roles at Barclaycard including Head of Audit and Risk Director. She began her career at NatWest Bank in 1996.

 

Sheryl is trained as a chartered accountant, has a LLM and received her Master in Business Administration from London Business School.

Enrico Rossini | Non-Executive Director

Enrico joined the Board as Non-Executive Director in January 2019. Enrico joined RCI Bank and Services in 2016 as Head of Used Cars, then later became Head of the Corporate Fleets, Used Cars, and Electric Vehicles business unit. In 2017, he was appointed Vice President Sales & Marketing and has become a member of the RCI Bank and Services Executive Committee.

 

Prior to that he was CEO of LEASYS, a subsidiary of FCA Group. Enrico began his career at Fiat Financial Services in Italy in 1997, where he was Marketing Director from 2004 to 2008 and Sales Director for Europe at Fiat Group Automobiles Capital in 2009. Beginning in 2012 he oversaw the operations of FCA Bank in France.

 

Enrico graduated in Economics and Finance from the University of Bologna.

Marc Lagrené | Non-Executive Director

Marc joined the Board as Non-Executive Director in January 2019. He joined RCI Banque in 1990 and has been with RCI his entire career. In 2018, Marc was appointed Vice President Customer & Operations and become a member of the RCI Bank and Services Executive Committee. From 2015 to 2018, he served as Group Head of Internal Control and had responsibility for overseeing RCI’s relationship with the European Central Bank.

 

Prior to this, Marc was CEO of RCI Argentina from 2011 to 2014. He has held several operational and corporate positions from 1994 to 2010, including the Head of Controlling and Credit Risk Management in Italy and in France.

 

Marc is a graduate of HEC Paris where he received his Management diploma.

Jean-Louis Labauge | CEO & Executive Director

Jean-Louis joined RCI Group over twenty years ago and has held a number of senior leadership roles as managing director of RCI subsidiaries in several countries and as Group Officer for Financial Risk Control, CRD Project Director and Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Officer.

 

Prior to joining RCI UK in 2016, he was Managing Director of Nissan Renault Financial Services India, which he launched and grew into a leading auto finance lender in just a few years. Jean-Louis is passionate about effortless digital experience and great customer service.

 

Jean-Louis is a graduate from HEC Paris where he received his Management diploma and holds a DECF degree in accountancy after attending the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris.

Peter McEvoy | CFO & Executive Director

Peter was appointed to the Board in January 2019 as an Executive Director. He is the Chief Financial officer for RCI Bank and RCI Financial Services, as well as a member of the RCI Bank UK Executive Committee.

 

Peter joined RCI in 2011 and became Chief Financial Officer of RCI UK in 2016. Prior to this, he helped to launch our sister company RCI Ireland in Dublin and served as the Financial Director. Peter brings over fifteen years of experience in financial services, and has held positions in senior finance, change and senior leadership roles across top organisations in the UK and Ireland.

 

Peter is a qualified chartered accountant and graduate with a Bachelors in Management Science and Information Systems from Trinity College, Dublin.