Meet our executive team
Our leaders all have a wealth of experience across all sectors of the finance industry, making them perfectly placed to lead our company. They're a strong, dedicated team who share a big commitment to offering the best service ever for our customers.
- Chris Newkirk - Head of International
As Head of International since mid-2013, Chris leads Capital One's UK and Canadian credit card businesses and is a member of Capital One's US Card Leadership Team.
Chris and his team set international strategies while delivering strong risk-adjusted returns and a compelling customer experience. He is also particularly proud to be part of a UK business that was awarded 'Europe's Best Workplace' in 2013 in the large company category by Great Places to Work®.
Chris joined Capital One US in 2008, where he held leadership roles in both Capital One's Branded and Partnership card businesses. Prior to joining Capital One, Chris was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and a business unit president at a US bank.
Chris earned his undergraduate degree with honours from Yale University in 1994 and is a 1999 magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School.
- Steve Hulme - International Chief Financial Officer
Steve joined Capital One in 1999 from Rolls-Royce plc, where he'd worked in various financial and internal audit positions.
His experience within Capital One includes leading Balance Sheet Management & Financial Planning, and he's also a former Financial Controller.
Steve is a qualified chartered accountant, and also has a degree in Geography from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
- Victoria Mitchell - UK Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Victoria joined Capital One in 1997, immediately taking responsibility for setting up the Legal department. Before joining the organisation she worked in the banking division of leading solicitors Wilde Sapte, where she helped to establish the UK branch of Capital One.
Victoria became Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Amongst her responsibilities she is accountable for Operations, Corporate Affairs and Risk Management.
She is also a member of the Board of the UK Cards Association.
- Jaidev Janardana - UK Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Jaidev joined Capital One during 2002 in our US office in McLean, Virginia. After 5 years working in the US card business, he transitioned to the UK in late 2007 to head Credit Risk Management for Capital One UK.
Since then he's taken up a number of roles in the business, from heading up our Risk Operation function to leading our New Customer Acquisition and Business Development efforts across UK Card. Jaidev's expanded and diversified experience has given him a wealth knowledge to lead the business as Capital One UK's Chief Marketing Officer.
Jaidev has an MBA from The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a B Tech from Gujarat University.
- Rupert MacInnes - UK Chief Risk Officer
Rupert's career began as a trainee solicitor at Allen & Overy, where he went on to work in their banking and finance litigation team for four years.
Rupert joined the Capital One Legal team in 2002, looking after market facing activity, litigation and regulatory work. He was made Head of Legal in 2007 and became Chief Risk Officer in 2011.
Rupert is a qualified solicitor, has a degree in law from the University of Southampton and an MBA from Imperial College Management School.