Dr Roger Newman

CEO

Dr Roger Newman

CEO

Roger is a senior business leader with over 30 years of experience. He has worked extensively in the financial services industry managing mega technology and operational transformation programs. He holds a degree in Business Economics and an MBA and PhD in IT Strategy from Warwick University.

Vivek Agarwal

Chairman

Vivek Agarwal Chairman Of Target Group

Vivek Agarwal

Chairman

Vivek is the Global Head for Enterprise Verticals Solutions and Portfolio Companies at Tech Mahindra and Non-Executive Director at Target.

He is responsible for creating a robust and differentiated portfolio of offerings for clients in each vertical, and organic and in-organic investments for building capability. He has been with Tech Mahindra since 2004.

Andrew McIntyre

Non-Executive Director

Andrew McIntyre

Non-Executive Director

Andrew had an executive career with EY, where he was a partner for 28 years and was a board member and trustee of the firm’s pension schemes, before retiring in 2016.  He is now a non-executive director of Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc, C. Hoare & Co., and Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc, and has previously served on the boards of Southern Housing Group, National Bank of Greece and the Centre for Economic Policy Research.  At EY Andrew served as the auditor of many of the firm’s largest audit clients, during which time he spent six years in Switzerland leading the audit of the UBS banking group. 

Bernard Conlon

Chief Risk Officer

Bernard Conlon

Chief Risk Officer

Bernard brings over 30 years’ experience, knowledge and interaction with regulatory bodies to the role of CRO at Target Group.

In his early career, Bernard qualified with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant before spending 5 years in North America working in the risk and insurance markets. On his return to the UK, he worked for a number of banks in senior risk and compliance, finance and operational roles, where his responsibility included operational divisions, retail financial services, outsourcing and establishing and managing consumer credit lending divisions. More recently, he worked as an independent risk consultant, advising clients on risk frameworks, before spending the last 8 years in the North of England as Risk and Compliance Director, where he successfully combined consumer credit lending and internet retail.

Aileen Wallace

Independent Non-Executive Director

Aileen Wallace

Independent Non-Executive Director

As an established Board Executive, Aileen has expertise in digital business transformation across retail and commercial banking.

She has more than 10 years’ experience in executive and non-executive roles, helping to leverage growth opportunities for several leading financial services organisations including Co-operative Bank, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG), and global technology service provider Cognizant.

Most recently, Aileen held the role of Chair of The Co-Operative Bank ESG Outsourcing Committee, providing strategic guidance to its £17bn lending business. She was also a Board Director at Yorkshire Bank Home Loans with specific responsibility to oversee and govern the £21bn lending division.

Stuart Anderson

Chief Commercial Officer

Stuart Anderson

Chief Commercial Officer

Stuart has worked in the financial services industry for 30 years leading high performance teams within the Banking and Insurance industries, specialising in complex Business Services and Transformational BPO and ITO. He has a track record of working at pace to initiate and deliver business strategy, turnaround and market transformation in complex, regulated financial markets.

Matt Davies

Human Resources Director

Matt Davies

Human Resources Director

With more than 10 years’ experience in HR, Matt joined Target Group in 2017. Matt has a background in Employee Engagement, People Projects and Employee Relations, and since being at Target has launched an award-winning Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. Matt is passionate about developing a People Strategy that enables Target to be an employer of choice, and creating a great place to work.

Nigel Owens

Chief Technology Officer

Nigel Owens

Chief Technology Officer

Nigel has a strong track record. Over the last 20 years, he’s been involved in delivering technology solutions and running IT and Change functions in both software and financial services companies. Nigel’s experience includes major transformational change and outsourcing.

John Barker

Chief Operating Officer

John Barker

Chief Operating Officer

John has 16 years’ experience in business process outsourcing (BPO) and IT in an FCA regulated environment, and is an experienced practitioner of Operational Management and Service Modernisation frameworks. He has a proven track record in people-led service transformation, delivering market-leading customer outcomes and meeting the strategic objectives of businesses and clients.

Ian Lewis

Finance Director

Ian Lewis

Finance Director

A skilled finance leader with over 20 years’ experience leading commercial performance, process improvement and developing finance functions in partnering, analytics and technical capabilities. Ian joined Target in 2016 following a successful career across the retail sector, that included FTSE 100 and PE backed companies.