John Mountain, Interim Chief Executive Officer
John Mountain joined Starling in 2015 occupying key leadership roles, first as Chief Information Officer, leading the team that built the technical architecture for the Starling platform, and then as Chief Operating Officer, providing continuity and strategic leadership between technology, back office and customer-facing operations.
He is a director of Engine, Starling’s Software as a Service subsidiary, and is a past director of Pay.UK. He previously spent 15 years as a technical architect, including with BJSS, working for clients such as Lloyds Bank and Waitrose. At Starling he has been a pivotal member of the Executive team from the early days, helping to shape the bank’s strategy.