Steven Cooper

Steven has 32 years’ banking experience, most recently as chief executive officer of Barclaycard Business where he managed the payments division for Barclaycard globally.  Before this, he was CEO of personal banking at Barclays for both the UK and Europe and prior to this, CEO Business Banking. During his time in these roles he gained experience of the rapidly changing landscape of consumer banking with digital technology and data. He joined C. Hoare & Co. as CEO in 2019.

Steven sits on a number of advisory boards, including being a commissioner for the social mobility commission. He is a NED at Robert Walters PLC and the FSCS and is an Alumnus of Harvard Business School. He has also lived and worked in Africa and India.

At the weekends he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and participates in triathlons and adventure running events.