Rod joined the Society’s Board in April 2020 and is an experienced Bank Chief Executive and Board Member operating at senior management and leadership level since 2000. In his most recent role, he is leading a team setting up a new challenger bank and he was previously the Chief Executive at Airdrie Savings Bank. A graduate of the University of Glasgow, Rod is also a Fellow of the Chartered Banker Institute. He is well known in the industry, having sat on various regulator panels, and is currently on the advisory board of the Adam Smith Business School in Glasgow. Outside of work Rod’s interests include playing tennis and his lifelong interest in all things theatrical.