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Wesleyan Bank Executive Team

Steve DeutschSteve Deutsch BEng, ACIB, C Dir, FloD
Chief Executive Wesleyan Bank Ltd & Syscap Ltd
Steve has been a key member of the Wesleyan Group's Executive since 2005, undertaking a number of roles in that time across the Group including Operations Director, Commercial Director and COO - Sales. Since late 2012 he has been responsible for driving the growth of Wesleyan Bank, including the acquisition of Syscap in 2015. With near 30 years experience in Financial Services across a range of roles Steve leads a strong team who together are seeking to significantly develop and grow an already successful specialist business.


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Philip White     
Commercial Director, Wesleyan Bank Ltd, Managing Director, Syscap Ltd
Philip has been a key driver in Syscap's growth, helping the company's turnover increase from £3m to over £150m. With a strong background in sales and technology, Philip became Sales Director in 1999, and has taken a decisive role in shaping the company's future direction and success. He was appointed CEO in July 2006 following a funded management buyout. In 2015, when Syscap was acquired by the Wesleyan Group, Philip took the helm as Commercial Director to continue his success within Syscap.  


Laoiseach LynchLaoiseach Lynch 
Finance Director, Wesleyan Bank Ltd & Syscap Ltd
Laoiseach joins Wesleyan from Barclays, where he had spent 12 years in a number of senior roles, including Finance Director of Business Banking, Mortgages & Savings, Director of Mortgage products, and latterly as Director of Barclays non-core business, managing its asset reduction strategy for European retail banking loans. In his new role at Wesleyan he will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations and systems for both Wesleyan Bank and its subsidiary, Syscap.


Rob BroadbentRob Broadbent
Chief Risk Officer at Wesleyan Bank Ltd
Since qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2001 Rob has spent his entire professional career working in the banking industry with roles covering retail, commercial and investment banking.  Rob joined Wesleyan Bank in 2013 as Head of Finance and was responsible for improving the Bank's treasury and liquidity management and financial reporting.  In 2015, following the acquisition of Syscap, he was appointed Chief Risk Officer and is currently leading the development of the Bank's risk management capabilities.


Sean ReadSean Read
Director of Operations at Wesleyan Bank Ltd
Sean replaced Mark Henry as Director of Operations at the Bank in December 2016, moving over from Director of Sales and Marketing. Prior to Syscap's acquisition by Wesleyan he spent over 10 years at Syscap spanning two time periods and a number of roles including Chief Operating Officer and Sales and Marketing Director.

In the intervening period, he worked in Australia and led the operations team at a leading mid-market IT services provider. He has enjoyed a successful career in financial services over the past 30+ years, with experience in commercial banking and invoice finance, as well as asset finance. At the start of 2016 Sean became a Fellow at The Leasing Foundation. 

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