Revolut appoints new CEO

3rd November 2023

Revolut has announced has it has appointed Francesca Carles as it’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its British business.

Carlesi will start the new with Revolut in December 2023. She spent more than 15 years in the financial industry across a range of sectors including private equity, retail and commercial banking, investment banking and asset and wealth management. She held senior roles at Deutsche Bank and Barclays, as well as at McKinsey & Co. and Bridgepoint Capital. Most recently, Francesca founded and was CEO of Molo, the UK’s first fully digital mortgage lender.

Francesca Carlesi, CEO of Revolut said “Revolut is the future of digital banking. With nearly eight million customers in the UK and a diversified product offering, the company is at the forefront of change in financial services. There are so many growth opportunities and I couldn’t be more excited to be leading the way for the UK. We have big things planned, so watch this space.”

Richard Holmes, Chairman of Revolut said “I am delighted to welcome Francesca to the Revolut UK team. As we continue to build out our leadership team, her extensive experience across the banking and fintech sectors makes her the perfect CEO to drive our UK business forward. As a founder of her own fintech, and having spent many years across the banking industry, Francesca knows what it takes to challenge the banking incumbents, and I look forward to celebrating her successes here in the months to come.”