Mike Regnier 2022

Mike Regnier, Chief Executive

Santander UK Group Holdings plc and Santander UK plc

Mike Regnier was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Santander UK on 1 April 2022. 

Mike joined Santander UK from Yorkshire Building Society (‘YBS’), where he was a Board member since 2014 and Chief Executive since 2017.  He previously held the posts of Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Customer Officer, having joined YBS in 2014.

Mike began his career in strategic management consulting with a focus on Retail and Retail Financial Services.  After management positions at Asda, he joined the banking sector and held a number of senior positions at Lloyds Banking Group, including Personal Current Accounts, Credit Cards Director and Products and Marketing Director for TSB.   He  has served as a Board Director of Visa UK, and Chairman of the merchant acquirer LTSB Cardnet.  He was also Chair of the Building Societies Association from 2019 – 2021.

Mike holds a Meng in Engineering, Economic  & Management from Oxford, together with an MBA from Insead. 


For further information on other principal appointments of board members to companies part of the Banco Santander Group, please refer to our latest Annual Report.

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.