CEO & Co-Founder
Mr. Jaidev Janardana has been Chief Executive Officer of Zopa Limited since September 1, 2015. Mr. Janardana served as Chief Operating Officer of Zopa Limited since August 2015 until September 1, 2015. Before joining joined Zopa in 2014, Mr. Janardana spent 12 years with Capital One, both in the US and the UK. He served as Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President at Capital One (Europe) Plc. He served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Capital One UK, responsible for Marketing, Product, Credit and Risk Operations for the UK business and was instrumental in bringing the UK business back to profitability and growth. Mr. Janardana joined Capital One during 2002 in its US office in McLean, Virginia. After 5 years working in the US Card business, he transitioned to the UK in late 2007 to head the Credit Risk Management team. Since then he's taken up a number of roles in the business, from heading up its Risk Operations function to leading its New Customer Acquisition and Business Development efforts across UK Card. He has been Executive Director at Zopa Limited since August 2015. Mr. Janardana has an MBA from The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a B.Tech. from Gujarat University.