Cashplus Bank appoints new Chief Financial Officer and Finance Director

2nd October 2023

Digital bank, Cashplus  has announced the appointment of Leigh Bartlett as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and of Brennan Elliott-Jones to the newly created role of Finance Director, strengthening its finance and executive teams to support the firm’s ambitious growth plans.

Bartlett brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge with over 20 years’ experience in financial services and having worked at senior management and Board level for major institutions in the UK and overseas. He will also join the Cashplus Board as an executive director. Bartlett previously held key executive roles at Novobanco, where he was CFO, and Masthaven Bank, where he held the role of CEO. Prior to this, he worked at FNZ Group, Westpac Group and NatWest Group.

In his role as CFO and executive director, Bartlett will be responsible for leading the bank’s strategic planning process and future fundraising agenda as well as overall responsibility for the company’s capital and liquidity.

Elliott-Jones has joined Cashplus as Finance Director. Reporting directly to Leigh Bartlett, Elliot-Jones will oversee the day-today-operations of the bank’s finance and treasury functions. Elliott-Jones joins from the fintech firm Greengage, where he was CFO. He previously worked as CFO at Fiinu and as head of finance at Starling Bank. 

Rich Wagner, CEO and founder, Cashplus Bank said “I’m delighted to welcome Leigh to my management team and to the Cashplus Bank Board as we seek to scale the business. This is a challenging period for the UK economy and for many individuals and small businesses, many of whom remain underserved by high street banks. Now more than ever we need to grow our business to meet the growing demand for simple, inclusive banking products and Leigh’s knowledge and experience will help us to deliver on our ambitious strategic goals.