Aldermore appoints Michelle Mott as new CRO

Aldermore has appointed Michelle Mott (pictured) as its new chief risk officer (CRO), beginning in February.

Mott has over 20 years’ experience working in all elements of financial and non-financial risk, including regulatory management, strategic and emerging risks.

She joins Aldermore from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia where she was CRO and the executive general manager of the group’s enterprise risk function from 2019.

Prior to that she worked for Marsh McLennan Companies as CRO of Mercer Pacific.

She will join the bank’s executive committee, and will report to CEO, Steven Cooper. 

Steven Cooper, CEO of Aldermore said: “I’m delighted to welcome Michelle to the team. Her extensive experience will be invaluable for Aldermore.

“I’m confident that her expertise and leadership will further strengthen our risk management capabilities as we seek out more avenues to innovate and grow our footprint in the UK.”

Mott added: “I’m thrilled to be moving to the UK to lead Aldermore’s risk management strategy.

“I’m looking forward to working with the talented team already in place and seek to enhance the risk function whilst playing a leading role in the bank’s future success.”