UK Leadership

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Patricio Remon

President - Europe

As President for Europe, Patricio leads the UK and Ireland and Iberia businesses at Equifax. He has been with the organisation for over 12 years and prior to taking up his current position has held a number of Equifax leadership roles, including General Manager of Peru and Ecuador.

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John Garside

HR Director, Europe

John provides HR leadership to the core business units and operating functions as well as translating business strategy/objectives into HR initiatives, priorities and tactical plans.

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Tony Banks

Vice President of Operations UK & Ireland

Tony joined the Equifax UK leadership team in 2019, having served the previous 31 years at Royal Bank of Scotland. He spent the last ten years with RBS running the Operational Customer Services business - leading and managing large teams, driving transformational change and adoption of new technologies.

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Johanna Edwards

Chief Commercial Officer

Johanna joined Equifax in 2011 and is currently responsible for the sales function. She is accountable for setting and executing vertical strategies for growth across several verticals including finance, automotive, debt, utilities, government, alliances, retail and SME.

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Paul Heywood

Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Paul has been part of the Equifax team since 2006 during which time he has held various roles across our data and analytics organisation. Currently, Paul is responsible for data management, data strategy and ensuring both clients and Equifax optimise business value through analytics.

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Emma Steeley

CEO of AccountScore, an Equifax company

Emma has been the CEO of AccountScore since 2018, spearheading the adoption of Open Banking solutions across many industries and sectors. Emma was at the forefront of building the successful relationship between AccountScore and Equifax which led to the subsequent acquisition in February 2021. This extension of the existing and very successful partnership sees the organizations work together to bring even more innovative Open Banking solutions to market.

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Jonathan Staward

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Jonathan joined Equifax in 2015 as Head of Compliance for the UK Debt Services business. Prior to joining Equifax he held senior roles with Citigroup, Barclaycard and Barbon Insurance Group. An experienced compliance and risk professional with 25 years experience, Jonathan is a fellow of the International Compliance Association and holds their Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.

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Suzanne Brown

UK Senior Financial Officer

Suzanne joined Equifax in 2007 and has a strong commercial finance background in financial services and telecoms sectors. She now leads the finance teams across the UK CRA & Debt Services business, responsible for strategy, forecast process, investment decisions, statutory reporting/US filing and Sox compliance.

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James Atkin

General Counsel - Europe

James joined Equifax in 2014, having led legal and compliance teams in financial and legal services. He is responsible for the delivery of all legal advice to the European business.

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Jeremy Lewis

European Chief Technology Officer

Jeremy joined Equifax in 2018 and not long after joined the UK Leadership team as CTO. Throughout his career he has held Senior IT Leadership positions in the Financial Services, Manufacturing and Automotive sectors and has a proven track record in delivering large scale technology and transformation programmes.

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Steve Taylor

UK General Manager, Equifax Global Consumer Solutions

With a background in credit risk analytics at Experian and HFC Bank, Steve joined Equifax in 1997. Initially working as a Senior consultant in Data & Analytics he went on to become UK Product Director with responsibility for product development & management across all Equifax UK business lines. In 2011, he took responsibility for Alliances and Mergers & Acquisitions in Europe, including the acquisition of TDX Group in 2014. Since 2015 Steve has led the UK Global Consumer Solutions business.

Jayadeep Nair

Chief Product & Marketing Officer at Equifax

Jayadeep joined Equifax in 2019 and is responsible for overseeing all product and marketing activities within the UK and Ireland business. He has over two decades of experience in financial services across product and propositions development. Jayadeep joined the business from Amazon and prior to that, held senior product management roles within a host of blue chip companies; including Worldpay and American Express.

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Peter Nota

VP, CISO Equifax Europe & Emerging Markets

Peter re-joined Equifax in 2020, having previously held a senior information security role until 2011 at which stage he'd been with Equifax for 13 years. Peter is responsible for all information security activities across the European Businesses. Peter has extensive experience of leading security teams across the financial services, retail and distribution sectors.