Meet The Board

Alan Soulsby

Steven Spilsbury

 

Chairman

 

Steven joined the Board in August 2014 following his retirement as Chairman and Non-executive Director of Vernon Building Society. Steven has enjoyed a long and successful financial service career working mainly in the mutual sector.

Dianne Payne

Dianne Payne

 

Senior Independent Non-executive Director

 

As a Chartered Accountant running her own practice, Dianne has a wide range of accounting expertise. During her career Dianne worked as a Financial Director within the mutual financial services sector. She joined the Board in April 2014.

Philip Okell

Timothy Birse

 

Non-executive Director

 

Tim is a qualified and experienced actuary, having spent his entire career within the mutual financial services sector. Since his retirement from full time work he has devoted much of his time to the actuarial profession’s Education Board. Tim, who is also a Non-executive Director of Metropolitan Police Friendly Society, was appointed to the Board in September 2016.

Philip Okell

Philip Okell

 

Non-executive Director

 

Philip is an experienced Investment specialist working as a Director Principal of Mosaic Money Management. He brings experience of developing and implementing investment strategies and during his career has advised some of the UKs largest mutuals. Philip was appointed to the Board in September 2015. 

Peter Wyper

Peter Wyper

 

Deputy Chairman

 

Peter is an independent financial adviser based in Biggar, Lanarkshire. He brings a wealth of financial and investment experience to the Board and since being appointed in July 2008 has helped the Society ensure it meets the needs of the financial advisers who recommend our products.

Peter Green

Peter Green

 

Chief Executive

 

Peter was appointed as Chief Executive of the Society in October 2006. Prior to his appointment Peter was Chief Executive of a mutual health insurance company specialising in health care cash plans. Peter, who is married with two grown up children, has a MBA specialising in small business growth. 

Oliver Pike

Oliver Pike

 

Society Secretary

 

Oliver is a Chartered Accountant who joined the Society in June 2004 as Finance and Risk Manager. On his subsequent appointment as Company Secretary he was appointed to the Board in March 2006. Oliver is the Society’s Head of Risk. Oliver, a keen squash player, has 3 grown up children.