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For more than 50 years we’ve been making a difference to our customers’ lives, helping them achieve their hopes and dreams with our savings accounts, mortgage options and commercial solutions.
We’ve kept this focus, we’ll help you reach your goals
Tens of thousands of customers across the UK trust us to support them because of our expertise and knowledge in the markets we serve. We use our experience to create new ways of helping more people live better lives. We design our products with you in mind, keeping things simple and straightforward, so you can focus on what matters to you.
Whether it’s saving for a rainy day or a key life event, taking on a mortgage for your cherished home, or investing in or developing property, we’re here to support you in your moments that matter, helping you get to where you want to be.
We treat every customer as a real person, we know you’re as unique as we are. We make it our business to understand you and your needs. You’ll speak directly to our warm and friendly team when you deal with us. We’re here to help.
Hodge. Helping you in your moments that matter
Whether you’re saving for something special, or just a rainy day, a savings account from us means that your money is safe and working hard for you. Our savings accounts are simple and straightforward with no surprises.
Our flexible mortgages are underpinned by our in-depth knowledge and expertise in the property market. We support mortgage customers by focussing on mortgages for private landlords, and for people over 50, where we know it’s about more than a just a house, it’s a home.
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Our Board is responsible for the effective oversight of the business.
Graeme HughesChair of the Board of Directors. Non-executive director. Chair of the Nomination Committee
Graeme joined the Board of Directors of Hodge in September 2019 as senior independent director. In April 2020, Graeme was appointed as chair of the Board of Directors of Hodge.
Graeme has spent most of his career with Nationwide Building Society, becoming group distribution director in 2013 with responsibility for all sales and service activities across 720 branches and 10,000 staff.
Earlier roles have seen him leading group strategy and planning, as well as human resources and external affairs.
Graeme also serves as a member of the Board Risk Committee, the Innovation and Change Committee and the Remuneration Committee for Hodge Board Committees.
John BarbourNon-executive director. Chair of the Audit Committee
John joined Hodge’s Board of Directors in March 2017.
He was previously managing director, Treasury at ICBC Standard Bank, a London-based financial markets and commodities bank owned by ICBC and Standard Bank.
John has spent his entire career in treasury and financial market-related roles, having previously worked at Investec and Bank of New York.
He also serves as a member of the Board Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee for Hodge Board Committees.
Aileen WallaceNon-executive director. Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Chair of the Innovation and Change Committee
Aileen joined the Board of Directors of Hodge in April 2020.
She’s an experienced non-executive director and Fintech adviser with more than 30 years’ experience in financial and digital service businesses, with roles at Virgin Money (formally CYBG plc), Co-Operative Bank and Cognizant.
A chartered banker and qualified in digital strategy from INSEAD, her expertise is in business transformation, technology enabled customer innovation and corporate governance in highly regulated environments.
Aileen is currently chair of the risk committee at Target Group and an non-executive director at International Personal Finance PLC.
She also serves as a member of the Audit Committee, the Board Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee for Hodge Board Committees.
Iain LaingNon-executive director. Chair of the Board Risk Committee
Iain joined the Board of Directors of Hodge in July 2020.
He is currently chief risk officer of Monzo Bank, and prior to joining Monzo, Iain was chief risk officer and a member of the Executive Committees of heylo, TSB Bank and Nationwide Building Society. He was also chief credit officer of Santander UK Retail throughout the 2007 to 2010 financial crisis.
Iain also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee for Hodge Board Committees.
David LandenChief executive officer. Executive director
David has been at Hodge for more than 20 years, first joining as a trainee in the Finance team and has since held a variety of finance and treasury roles during his time with the business. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Hodge as chief financial officer in July 2011.
He was appointed as permanent CEO in September 2020 having been interim since March 2020.
David leads the Executive team to deliver the strategy and ensure the organisation runs smoothly day-to-day, supporting colleagues and building an inclusive and engaging culture.
He’s a fellow of the ACCA and holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Cardiff University. David is also a trustee of Arts and Business Cymru.
Janet PreeceChief financial officer. Executive director
Jan joined the Board of Directors of Hodge and was appointed chief financial officer in September 2021.
She has a 25-year career in finance having previously held the finance director role for Friends Provident International (part of the Aviva Group).
Prior to Friends Provident International, Jan held several senior finance roles in Aviva, Friends Life Group and Lloyds Banking Group including finance director within the General Insurance Business of Lloyds Banking Group.
Penny BickerstaffSenior independent director. Non-executive director
Penny joined the Board of Directors of Hodge in September 2022 as senior independent director.
As a former finance director and big four partner, she brings financial, strategy, change and deals experience to the role.
Penny has worked closely with FTSE 100 groups including Barclays, Legal and General and Marks & Spencer, along with UK Government departments on issues including audit, risk, strategy, regulation, change and transformation.
A chartered accountant, Penny also brings some prior board experience to her position, having served on several ICAEW boards and will play a key part in broadening the scope of the Board at Hodge.
Penny also serves as a member of the Audit Committee, the Board Risk Committee, the Innovation and Change Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee for Hodge Board Committees.