Anthony Coombs MA (Oxon)
Chairman
Nominations Committee

Joined S&U in 1975 and was appointed Managing Director in 1999 and then Chairman in 2008. Between 1987 and 1997 served as a Member of Parliament and was a member of the Government. Serves on the Executive of the Consumer Credit Association and chairs its Public Relations Committee and is a director of a number of companies and charities including chairing the trustees of the National Institute for Conductive Education.
 
Graham Coombs MA (Oxon) MSc (Lon)
Deputy Chairman
Nominations Committee

Joined S&U after graduating from London Business School in 1976. He is responsible for the subsidiary, S D Taylor Limited and for property matters.
 
Chris Redford ACA
Group Finance Director and Company Secretary

A Chartered accountant with over 10 years business experience in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods, food and travel sectors prior to his appointment as Finance Director of Advantage Finance in 1999. Following a successful start up period for Advantage he was appointed as Group Finance Director with effect from 1 March 2004.
 
Guy Thompson
Managing Director of Advantage Finance

Guy joined the Group in 1999 as Managing Director of Advantage Finance and has overseen an excellent performance in their first 12 years. Guy has a strong track record in the finance and motor sectors and since his appointment brings these skills to the Board of S&U plc.
 
Demetrios Markou MBE FCA
Non-executive
Nominations, Audit and Remuneration Committees

A Chartered Accountant with over 35 years experience in public practice in Birmingham and director of many private companies. He has extensive commercial and political experience.
 
Keith Smith TD FCIM
Non-executive
Nominations, Audit and Remuneration Committees

A former member of the London Stock Exchange and Fellow of the Securities Institute, he has been a principal in stockbroking firms for more than thirty years, specialising in corporate finance. He is the senior non-executive director.
 
Graham Pedersen
Non-executive
Nominations, Audit and Remuneration Committees

Graham joined the Board of S&U in early 2015 and brings enormous experience both as a regulator at the Prudential Regulation Authority and as banker with detailed knowledge and involvement in the speciality finance sector.
 
Fiann Coombs BA (Lon) MSc (Lon)
Non-executive

An economic analyst with wide-ranging professional and commercial skills and experience, Fiann has brought these skills to the considerable benefit of the S&U Group since his appointment to the Board in 2002.