Meet the Directors
Callcredit Information Group has a dedicated team of Directors who have been recruited for their outstanding expertise and knowledge in the industry. Click on each Director to find out more about them.
John McAndrewGroup Chief Executive
John joined Callcredit as Sales Director in October 2000 and was appointed Managing Director in December 2003. He has spent his entire career within the consumer lending and information industry. In June 2009 John was appointed CEO of Callcredit Information Group. John is an engineering graduate and also holds an MBA. He is married to Jackie with two daughters, Helen and Lucy.
Graham LundUK Managing Director
Graham is responsible, along with the divisional Managing Directors and the Executive team, for implementing the agreed strategy and delivering the annual budget for the UK business and ensuring the UK business meets its targets and continues to develop, both organically and via acquisitions.
Graham sits on the board of the wider Callcredit Information Group and sponsored the acquisition of online tax filing and verification software specialists Legatio during 2007.
Graham joined Callcredit from Experian, where he was responsible for developing and implementing their future strategy for decision processing and value added solutions in the UK and other markets. He has also worked as a Consultant within the Credit and Risk industry, and started his career on a management development programme from Lloyds.
Chris SavageManaging Director, International & Corporate Development
Chris became Managing Director of Callcredit Marketing Solutions in June 2010 and, as a member of the Group board, is influential in the company’s development and strategy.
Chris joined Callcredit in June 2009 as Corporate Development Director and played a key part in the MBO of Callcredit in December 2009, which was backed by private equity firm Vitruvian Partners. Prior to joining the company he had leadership roles in credit management services and credit information services businesses, including over 20 years with Experian where he was Managing Director of its Marketing Services business.
Adrian MitriChief Operating Officer
Having joined Callcredit Information Group in September 2010 as Chief Operating Officer, Adrian is key to ensuring the company maintains rapid growth through acquisitions and winning market share whilst continuing to meet customers’ needs.
Adrian joined Callcredit from Allianz Insurance where he was the Director of Retail Operations. Prior to this Adrian held positions at Lehman Brothers, Global Home Loans and Equifax, amongst others.
Chris McDonaldManaging Director, Marketing Solutions
Founder of the ‘The Trading Floor, having spent 6 years building the business to the largest multi-channel list manager in the UK, the company was acquired by Callcredit Information Group in January 2011. Chris has over 20 years senior management and Board Level experience within Data, revenue management and business process outsourcing within such sectors as Insurance, Banking and Finance.
Peter MansfieldManaging Director, Credit Solutions
Peter joined Callcredit in January 2012 as Managing Director. His initial career was in the British Army where he served as an officer for 12 years. In 2001 Peter joined Britannia Building Society and in 2003 was appointed as Managing Director, Britannia International based in the Isle of Man. Peter returned to the mainland in 2006 and was appointed Director of Affinity and Partnerships (Britannia) working with various organisations from premiership football clubs to trade unions. Following a merger between Britannia and The Co-operative Bank in 2009, Peter was appointed as Director of Business Services at Co-operative Financial Services.
Liz RichardsGroup Financial Director
After beginning her career in banking with Lloyds TSB, Liz qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 with Ernst and Young. Working in audit and litigation support, Liz gained experience in a variety of sectors including financial services and manufacturing. Liz has subsequently worked in a financial capacity for several companies including Silentnight plc, joining Skipton Building Societies’ (SBS) Corporate Investments team in 1998. Liz has been involved with Callcredit since its inception and was appointed Group Finance Director in 2002.
Gary ScottManaging Director, Software, Analytics and Fraud
Gary joined Callcredit in 2007 when the Group acquired a majority stake in DecisionMetrics. Prior to founding DecisionMetrics in 2004, Gary spent 14 years at Scorex (UK) Limited. He was appointed as Managing Director of Scorex in 1997 with responsibility for Scorex’s operations in the UK and Northern Europe. Gary has over 30 years’ experience in financial services, specialising in credit scoring and automated decisioning systems. In his early career, Gary worked for Lloyds Bank, Lombard Tricity Finance and Lombard Bank.
Jacqueline DeweyManaging Director, Consumer Markets
Callcredit information Group has announced the appointment of Jacqueline Dewey as Divisional Managing Director, Consumer Markets. Jacqueline replaces Tom Ilube who after three very successful years with the Group has decided to step down from his role. Tom and his team have built Noddle from scratch to a business with over half a million customers and a nationally recognised media profile. In addition the team has developed a series of major partnerships with Asda, Capital One, and very recently Halifax, generating significant revenue growth.
Tom has decided to switch his attention to the African educational charity activities that he is passionate about. Tom is building a brand new academy for young scientists in Africa and this is a big challenge that will take a huge amount of his time and effort going forwards.
Jacqueline has worked with Tom since Noddle's inception and has very strong Financial Services and Consumer Monetisation experience prior to joining the Group, with organisations such as Barclays Digital.