Matthew Jonathan Cooper
Matt was the Principal Managing Director of Capital One Bank (Europe) plc where he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s strategic direction and day-to-day operations in Europe. He led the UK portion of the business from start-up to 2 million customers, generating annual revenues of over £275 million and employing over 2,000 people.
Matt is a graduate of Princeton University and an American national, and is an experienced public company director and investor. He has been the Chairman of Octopus Capital Limited since 2002 and is currently a non-executive director of a number of Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) and private companies.