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Arrow Global
Our team

Our team

Lee Rochford - Group Chief Executive Officer

Before joining Arrow Global, Lee was Chief Financial Officer at Virgin Money between October 2013 and August 2015, seeing the group through its successful IPO and into life as a listed company. Prior to this he held a number of roles at RBS between 2007 and 2013, culminating as Managing Director and Head of the Financial Institutions Group.

Earlier in his career, Lee was Managing Director of Wachovia Securities’ Principal Finance team, Managing Director and Head of European Asset Finance at Credit Suisse and Head of Northern European Securitisation at BNP Paribas.

Paul Cooper - Group Chief Financial Officer

Paul has over 20 years’ experience in financial services roles both in the UK and overseas. He joins Arrow from leading global insurance business Sompo Canopius Group, where he has been in a variety of senior executive roles since 2013. Previously, Paul was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP in the Financial Services division, following five years as a Finance Director at the quoted insurer, Hiscox. Paul is a Chartered Accountant, having trained at PwC.

Zachary Lewy - Founder and Group Chief Investment Officer

Zachary Lewy is the Founder and Group Chief Investment Officer of Arrow Global. He was the CEO of the business from its inception before changing to his current role. He sits on all country boards and all group committees of Arrow. Prior to Arrow, Zachary was an Officer of Sallie Mae, a Director at Vertex (the BPO division of United Utilities), and a Founder and Executive Director of 7C (a U.K. BPO company acquired by Vertex).Zachary has previously chaired SCOR and was also the Chair of the UK Debt Buyers Association. He was named an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010.

Zachary is on the board of the English National Ballet, the English National Ballet School, and the organising committee for the Marie Curie Charity fundraiser. He graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Economics with Honours and a Certificate in Applied and Computational Mathematics with Honours.

Dave Sutherland - Group Chief Operating Officer

Before joining Arrow Global, Dave was the UK Managing Director at Neilson Financial Services (NFS). Before joining NFS, he spent four years as Chief Operating Officer at TD Wealth International and was responsible for Customer Services, Global Trading, Operations, Technology, Shared Services and Business Change.

He has also previously worked as COO for Santander Cards UK, COO and Transformation Director of GE Money's UK Card Services, and Regional Director for Boots plc.

Dave has an MSc. in IT and Management from Sheffield Hallam University and a MBA from the University of Leeds.

Stewart Hamilton - General Counsel and Company Secretary

Stewart is a solicitor with over 13 years of corporate law experience. Prior to joining Arrow Global, he worked for Addleshaw Goddard LLP. During this time he worked principally on private company acquisitions and disposals and public fund raising, as well as gaining direct experience with the Clydesdale Bank plc and healthcare company, Assura Group Limited. Stewart holds an M.A. (Hons) in economics and law from the University of Edinburgh and trained at Linklaters LLP.

Tracy French - Group HR Director

Tracy has 25 years experience in Human Resources with expertise in the area of transformation and change, organisational effectiveness, talent management and employee engagement. Before she joined Arrow Global, Tracy was director and owner of Joint Resolutions Ltd. Prior to that, she has worked as a senior human resources professional predominantly in the service sector supporting a broad range of private equity, corporate and privately owned organisations from retail banking, insurance, mobile, utilities and food services to undertake large change and transformation programmes. Tracy holds an honours degree in Business from the University of Central England.

Clodagh Gunnigle - Group Chief Risk Officer

Clodagh joins Arrow from GE Capital, where she spent 17 years in various risk roles including Chief Risk Officer of GE’s UK business and Chief Credit Officer of GE Capital’s Global Consumer Finance business. Clodagh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a depth of experience in managing all aspects risk including credit, conduct, operational, financial and enterprise across European portfolios, but in particular in the UK, Portugal, France, Italy and the Netherlands.

Arrow Global has 8.6 million customer accounts and over £14.2 billion of purchased assets under management.
Arrow Global Limited is registered in England and Wales with company number 05606545. Its registered office is at Belvedere, 12 Booth Street, Manchester M2 4AW. Arrow Global Limited ("AGL") is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for certain credit-related regulated activities, and is part of the Arrow Global Group. AGL is registered on the Financial Services Register under registration number 718754.