Zenith Bank (UK) Limited

Executive Management Team

John Weguelin — Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director
Before joining Zenith Bank (UK) Ltd, John was the CEO of European Islamic Investment Bank Plc (EIIB) in London. — the first Sharia compliant Investment Bank to be established and authorised by the FSA. Prior to EIIB, John worked for Bank of America in Europe for twenty years where he held a number of senior positions, including MD of their UK Banking subsidiary. John also holds a number of Board positions in Housing Associations where he chairs their Finance and Treasury Committees.

Tony Uzoebo — Executive Director, Business Development
Tony joined Zenith Bank (UK) Ltd from Zenith Bank Plc, South Africa where he was instrumental in the start up of the representative office and held the position of the chief representative officer. He has spent 20 years of his banking career with Zenith Bank Group and has held various senior management positions ranging from bank operations to corporate banking where he combined marketing and credit functions with business development.

John Shea — Chief Operations Officer
John joined Zenith Bank (UK) Ltd in February 2007, from ABSA Bank London, where he was Senior Manager Operations. He has over 30 years' experience in various finance and operations roles, having previously worked with HSBC and Chemical Bank in London.

Cristina Wiseman — Head of Compliance and MLRO
Cristina joined Zenith Bank (UK) Ltd in 2013. Prior to joining Zenith Bank (UK) Ltd, Cristina worked in the City for over 25 years at two international banks. She has worked in the areas of AML and compliance for 10 years. Cristina’s last position was the Senior Manager in charge of operations and control at the London branch of Portuguese bank, BANIF Banco Internacional do Funchal SA.

Mark Parlour – Head of Markets
Mark joined Zenith Bank (UK) in December 2015 following 16 years at Nedbank London where he was Head of Global Markets. Over 25 years’ experience in Bank Treasury Management and Trading roles having previously worked for West Merchant Bank, Postipankki and Bank of Boston.

Paul Greensted — Head of IT
Paul has over 25 years' experience of working in various systems and management roles, having previously worked with Absa Bank and Lazard Brothers. He joined Zenith Bank (UK) Ltd in November 2006 where he managed the technical implementation of the bank's systems and IT processes.

Tania Powell — Head of Trade Services
Tania joined Zenith in October 2006, she has 40 years’ experience within the Banking industry, working predominantly in operational roles for The Royal Bank of Scotland, BFCI Bank and ABSA Bank. She currently heads the Treasury Settlements, Payments, Loans Administration and Trade Finance teams.