Nathan Bostock was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Santander UK plc on 29 September 2014.
Nathan joined Santander UK as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director on 19 August 2014 from The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (“RBS”), where he was an Executive Director and Group Finance Director. He joined RBS in 2009 as Head of Restructuring and Risk and Group Chief Risk Officer.
Nathan previously spent eight years with Abbey National plc (now Santander UK plc) from 2001 to 2009 and served on the Board as an Executive Director from 2005. During his time with Abbey National plc, he held various senior positions including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, Finance, Markets and Human Resources. Nathan was also previously at RBS through 1991 - 2001 in a number of senior positions and spent seven years before that with Chase Manhattan Bank in a variety of areas and functions. He qualified as a chartered accountant and holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics.
Antonio Roman was appointed to the Board of Santander UK plc and Santander UK Group Holdings plc on 1 August 2017.
He has extensive financial services experience across a wide range of areas including Finance, Investor Relations and Retail Banking. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Santander UK on 30 October 2015, prior to which he was appointed as Treasurer in 2014 with responsibility for the management of interest risk, liquidity, funding, economics and investor relations. Antonio joined Santander UK plc in 2013 as Deputy Treasurer from Banco Español de Credito SA (part of the Banco Santander group) where he held the position of Head of Financial Management. Antonio has also worked for Grupo Caja Madrid where he served as Financial Controller from 2007 to 2010.
Javier San Felix was appointed to the Board of Santander UK plc and Santander UK Group Holdings plc on 1 August 2017.
He has significant retail and commercial international banking experience. He was appointed Head of Retail and Business Banking and Deputy CEO of Santander UK plc in 1 August 2015. He has held a number of senior positions within the Banco Santander group since he joined in 2004, including more recently Senior Executive Vice President, Global Retail and Commercial Banking, Senior Executive Vice President, Latin America (excluding Brazil) and CEO, Banco Español de Crédito, Banesto. Prior to joining the Banco Santander group, Javier worked for McKinsey & Company for 13 years in Spain, latterly as a partner.
Compliance with CRD IV
Santander UK plc complies with sections 4.3A.5R and 4.3A.7R of the FCA/PRA Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and Controls manual. The Board members of Santander UK plc are regularly reminded of their duty to notify the Board of any changes to their external directorships, which are kept under review by the Secretariat department.