Fintern Adds Bank Founder as Director

Fintern, a digital consumer lender seeking to improve access to affordable lending, has appointed Andrew Bloom to its board as a Non-Executive Director.

Bloom founded Masthaven Bank, and served as its CEO from 2015 to 2020. Masthaven is a UK challenger bank focusing on savings and specialist mortgages. The bank is said to have around £1 billion in assets and 200 employees. Fintern says his expertise launching and scaling lending businesses in the UK which will prove invaluable as Fintern scales.

Dr. Michelle He, Fintern co-founder and COO, commented:

“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.”

Bloom said he is thrilled to be joining Fintern as it has 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 that Boom has been through their journey multiple times: “building industry redefining propositions, providing dramatically improved options to under-served customers, and growing rapidly to scale.”

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