Our leadership team.



Get to know our leadership team

At RCI Bank, we're passionate about making saving simple and rewarding, so our customers can get on with life.


The leaders behind RCI Bank are driven by transparency, simplicity, integrity and innovation and they're responsible for building our winning team.





Jean-Louis Labauge  ¦  Chief Executive Officer

Jean-Louis Labauge is our CEO. Jean-Louis has been with our global RCI Bank & Services group for over twenty years. Most recently he was Managing Director of RCI India which he launched and grew into a lending powerhouse in just a few years, Jean-Louis is passionate about effortless digital experience and great service. Having recently moved with his wife and three children from India to join us, he’s excited to be the newest member of the UK team and is enjoying life in Britain.





Peter McEvoy  ¦  Chief Financial Officer

Peter is our CFO. With over fifteen years in senior finance, change and leadership positions at top organisations across UK and Ireland, we've been lucky enough to have Peter as part of our group for the past five years. Peter launched and held a Director position of our sister company in Ireland and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Peter is a fan of international and Irish football and he brings energy to the office with his cool, sharp Irish wit.  




Tafari Smith  ¦  Head of Savings

Tafari is our head of savings. With over fifteen years of experience in corporate finance and strategy at global banks in the US, UK and Europe, Tafari became a part of our UK team in 2018. He graduated with a BSc in economics from the Wharton School and holds an MBA from London Business School. Tafari is a champion for the nation of savers, and he continues to drive innovation and service to better meet the savings needs of our customers.