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Steven Cooper, CEO, C. Hoare & Co.
Steven Cooper
C. Hoare & Co.

Steven became CEO of C. Hoare & Co. in January 2019, joining from Barclaycard Business Solutions where he was also CEO, managing the payments division for Barclaycard including Merchant Acquiring, Commercial Payments and Sales Finance.
Before this, Steven led Personal Banking at Barclays for both UK and Europe and has also led UK Business Banking and businesses for Barclays in Africa, India and offshore locations.
Of particular importance to Steven is how to help people become comfortable with changing technology and how to use and protect data.
A member of a number of advisory boards, Steven is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and is a graduate of its General Management Programme. He also holds an honours degree in Financial Services.
Steven is married and lives in West London with his family.