Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Crook was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director in September 2013.
He has served as CEO of Provident Financial plc, the UK’s leading non-standard lender since July 2007, having joined Provident in 2005 and also serves as Chairman of Vanquis Bank Ltd.
From 2000 to 2005, Mr Crook was Managing Director of Barclaycard and previously held senior management positions in Barclays Bank plc from 1997 to 2000 and Halifax plc from 1990 to 1997. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1988.
Mr Crook holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Loughborough University and gained an MBA from Cranfield School of Management in 1996.