Fintern Appoints Andrew Bloom as a Non-Executive Director

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Fintern Appoints Andrew Bloom as a Non-Executive Director

CFO Tech Outlook | Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Andrew Bloom, the founder of Masthaven Bank, has become a Non-Executive Director on the Fintern Board.

FREMONT, CA: Fintern has appointed Andrew Bloom as a Non-Executive Director to its board of directors. Andrew has extensive experience starting and developing lending firms in the UK, which will be crucial as Fintern attempts to provide affordable credit to the 15 million individuals who are currently unserved by incumbents.

From 2015 to 2020, Andrew served as the CEO of Masthaven Bank, which he created. Masthaven is a challenger bank based in the United Kingdom that specializes in savings and specialized mortgages. It has approximately £1 billion in assets and 200 staff. Masthaven was selected "Best Second Charge Mortgage Lender" and "Most Innovative Digital Retail Bank UK 2019" by CFI.

From 2015 to 2020, Andrew was the CEO of Masthaven Bank, which he created. Masthaven is a challenger bank based in the United Kingdom that specializes in savings and specialized mortgages. It has approximately £1 billion in assets and 200 staff. Masthaven was selected "Best Second Charge Mortgage Lender" and "Most Innovative Digital Retail Bank UK 2019" by CFI.

Dr. Michelle He, Fintern Co-Founder and COO said, "It's a great honor to have Andrew as our NED at an exciting time in our growth. Andrew will be of huge benifit to Fintern, bringing his excellent knowledge and experience of buiding and scaling a UK lending business."

Andrew said, “I’m thrilled to be joining Fintern, it has a tremendously exciting business model with limitless potential. From the moment I met the founders I know this was a company that I wanted to be involved with and am delighted to not only be an early stage investor but also its first non-executive director.”

Gerald Chappell, Fintern Co-Founder and CEO, added, "Andrew is one of the UK's pre-eminent Fintech and lending entrepreneurs, and has hands-on experience building and scaling high-impact lending businesses. He's been through our journey multiple times: building industry redefining propositions, providing dramatically improved options to under-served customers, and growing rapidly to scale."

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