Giles Andrews – Zopa
Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Co-Founder and CEO Zopa
Giles Andrews is CEO of Zopa, the world’s first P2P lending and borrowing marketplace. Zopa has now lent more than £200m and reached over 2% market share in personal loans. Giles spent the first ten years of his career in the motor industry. This included co-founding Caverdale in 1992, a start-up taken to a £250m revenue motor retailer and sold in 1997.
After an MBA at INSEAD he ran his own consultancy business whose clients included Tesco and Tesco Personal Finance and which also provided start up advice and early stage funding for new businesses, until co-founding Zopa in 2004. Giles also holds an MA in experimental psychology from Christ Church, Oxford.