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Rhydian Lewis

RateSetter CEO

Rhydian is responsible for leading RateSetter, which was acquired by Metro Bank in 2020.  Rhydian founded RateSetter in 2010 to make lending simple and accessible.  It became an award-winning peer-to-peer lending platform, attracting over three quarters of a million investors and borrowers and delivering £4 billion of lending and a market-leading consumer finance offering.  Metro Bank acquired RateSetter as part of its strategy to deliver profitable growth and meet the needs of more customers as the UK’s best community bank.

Prior to RateSetter, Rhydian worked at the investment bank Lazard.  Rhydian received an OBE for services to financial services in 2017.

Outside work, Rhydian has many interests, including a lifelong love of horse racing.