David ArdenChief Financial Officer
David is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds a first-class degree in Economics from Leicester University.
Prior to joining Metro Bank, David was CFO at Sainsbury’s Bank (a position he held for six years) and interim MD of Argos Financial Services, following the successful acquisition of Home Retail Group by J Sainsbury Plc in September 2016. David joined Sainsbury’s Bank from Shop Direct Financial Services, where he was Chief Financial Officer. In his 28-year career, he has held a number of senior positions including Managing Director of RBS/NatWest credit cards and Finance and Risk Director for Tesco Bank.
David lives in Wimbledon with his young family, which keeps him busy outside of work. When he gets the opportunity, he can found at Old Trafford watching Manchester United.