Board of Directors

Sigga Sigurdardottir

Independent Non-Executive Director

Sigga was appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the Board effective 1 November 2019. 

Sigga will be joining Tesco Bank as Chief Customer Officer in November 2019. 

Sigga has worked in the financial services industry for 18 years, pioneering digital transformation at both American Express and Santander UK. Most recently, she was responsible for the development and launch of Asto, a Santander Fintech business, providing innovative cash-flow solutions to small businesses. 

Sigga holds a doctorate in leadership and innovation from Manchester Business School, an MBA from IESE Business School as well as a BS degree in Marketing from the University of South Carolina.

Sigga has served on numerous industry bodies, including City UK Fintech Delivery Panel, the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board Fintech Senior Steering Committee, and the Business in the Community Race Equality Board.

A strong advocate of diversity and inclusion, Sigga has previously been named on the top 50 Customer Experience Professionals by Marketing Week, ranked number four on the Empower Ethnic Minority Advocates, as well as recognised by FT & HERoes as one of the top 100 Champions for Women in Business in 2018.

Appointed to Board:

November 2019

External appointments:

Tesco Bank

Independent on appointment:

Yes

Committee memberships:

Audit, Renumeration, Nomination

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