UK Board

Andrew Smith, UK General Counsel

Andrew joined our consumer credit business in 2014 and has been UK General Counsel since 2015. He has been responsible for guiding the business through the legal and regulatory requirements related to the transition from OFT to FCA and advises the company on its entry into new markets and products. Andrew qualified as a solicitor in the UK in 1997 and has specialised in financial services ranging from consumer finance to institutional investments and funds since 2001. He is a graduate of Chester College of Law and completed an Executive MBA (Distinction) in 2007.

Tony Deakin, Chief Financial Officer

Tony Deakin is the Chief Financial Officer for Dollar UK. He is responsible for Finance, Risk, Audit, Loss Prevention/AML and Property in all UK operations.

Before joining Dollar UK in May 2016, Tony was CFO for LaSer UK, a provider of consumer and partner finance programmes. He has also held senior leadership positions at Barclaycard where he worked from 2007 to 2013. Prior to financial services, Tony held a number of senior finance and treasury roles within the engineering, mobile phone and utilities sectors for businesses including General Electric, the Caudwell Group and Severn Trent.

Tony has extensive knowledge and expertise across the Finance and Risk spectrum and is an instrumental member of the Dollar UK team.

Neil Clyne, Non-Executive Director

Neil serves as Non-Executive Director on our UK Board. He is a skilled business leader, with over 30 years in experience in consumer financial services. Most recently Neil was CEO of Cabot Credit Management Ltd, where he was tasked with transforming the business by building the required technology infrastructure. Prior to this, he held a number of senior positions within Ge Money, Ge Auto and Lloyds Bowmaker Finance Group. Neil specialises in managing multiple stakeholders and proven Team Building, Communication, and Execution skills. He began his career with the Civil Service in 1977.