Alex is Tandem’s CEO, leading the bank on its mission to be the UK’s leading greener, digital bank – helping UK households transition to a lower carbon lifestyle by offering easier ways to save, borrow, spend, and share a little bit greener.
Under his leadership, Blackpool-based Tandem has undergone a remarkable transition, pivoting to this new green focus and breaking into profitability this year. Tandem employs over 500 people across the country, with offices in Blackpool, Cardiff, Durham, London and Manchester.
Alex was appointed CEO in 2022, having previously being Deputy CEO. Prior to this, Alex founded and led the successful consumer-lending, Oplo, which Tandem acquired in January 2022.
During his 25-year career, Alex has held several senior positions at the forefront of the credit industry. After launching his career at Yorkshire Bank, he went on to become Regional Manager at Welcome Finance running a network of more than 60 branches across the North West and Scotland, spearheading a decade of exceptional growth. In 2004, he began a new chapter, founding Oplo and steering the firm through 15 years of expansion and success.