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John Mountain

John Mountain

Interim Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of Starling Bank, John is responsible for leading the business and setting the firm’s strategy with the board.

He joined Starling in 2015 occupying key leadership roles 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 took over as Starling’s Chief Executive (interim) in June 2023. John previously spent 15 years as a technical architect, including with BJSS, working for clients such as Lloyds Bank and Waitrose.

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