Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CBE

Job title 
Formerly, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Money
Background 
Jayne Anne Gadhia formerly, CEO of Virgin Money.
 
A Chartered Accountant, she spent six years at Norwich Union (now Aviva) before becoming one of the founders of Virgin Direct in 1995.
 
In 1998 she set up the Virgin One account which was acquired by the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2001. After five years at RBS as part of the Retail executive Committee, she returned to Virgin as the CEO of Virgin Money.
 
In 2012 Virgin Money acquired Northern Rock and, in 2014, successfully listed on the London Stock Exchange.
 
As a committed supporter of the Prince’s Charities, Jayne-Anne is Business in the Community’s UK Business Ambassador and Chair of the Dumfries House.
 
In November 2016 Jayne-Anne was announced as the government’s Women in Finance Champion.