Interactive Investor


Board of Directors

Richard Wilson

Richard joined the ii board as a non-executive director in 2015, and has been at the helm, as CEO, since March 2017.

Starting out as an operations clerk at Société Générale, Richard has been driving and delivering change across the finance industry for three decades, including leading roles in UK and European brokers and banks.

Richard Wilson

Deborah Byard

Deborah joined the business in 2008, as part of TD Direct Investing Finance, before the acquisition by ii in 2017. Deborah has over 25 years’ experience in senior Finance leadership roles in the wealth investment management sector, having also led teams previously in Barclays Stockbrokers. Deborah has a proven track record in financial and risk management, and has led many teams through large restructuring initiatives including several acquisition, divestments, and business integration projects.

Catherine Bradley CBE - Chair of ii Board 

Catherine has more than 30 years of executive experience advising global financial institutions and industrial companies on complex transactions and strategic opportunities. She brings knowledge from working across Europe and Asia, serving on the boards of leading consumer-facing companies, and working with regulators which provides valuable input to her roles as Chair of our Audit Committee and non-executive Chair of interactive investor, a wholly owned subsidiary of the group.

In her executive career, Catherine has held a number of senior finance roles in investment banking and risk management: in the US with Merrill Lynch, in the UK and Asia with Credit Suisse, and in Asia with Société Générale. She returned to Europe in 2014 to start her non-executive career.

Catherine graduated from the HEC Paris School of Management with a major in Finance and International Economics. She was awarded a CBE in 2019.

Tracey Hahn - Chair of Remuneration Committee

Tracey joined the ii Board in May 2022, as the Chair of Remuneration Committee. Tracey is Chief People Officer for abrdn, leading the HR function globally. She brings extensive experience from HR leadership roles at leading global financial services companies, including ReAssure, Old Mutual Wealth (now Quilter) and Merrill Lynch. She has expertise in designing and implementing reward strategies, shaping values-led cultures, delivering HR service model and business transformation, supporting mergers and acquisitions, and helping organisations to nurture and retain talent.

Noel Butwell

Noel is the CEO of abrdn’s Adviser Platform business. Noel has worked in financial services for over 30 years, with extensive experience of delivering solutions to meet diverse client and customer needs. He joined abrdn in October 2003, at that time Standard Life plc, holding a number of senior management positions prior to his appointment as CEO of abrdn's UK savings business in 2019.

Noel is the Executive Sponsor of abrdn employee network, Balance, which promotes an inclusive working environment by helping to improve gender balance at all levels. Additionally, he is a member of the UK Government’s Advisory Board tasked with boosting socio-economic diversity at senior levels in UK financial and professional services.

Ian Jenkins

Ian is CFO Transformation Director for the abdrn Investments business, and a Board Member and Chair of the Board Risk Committee at interactive investor. 

With over 30 years in financial services, he has held leadership positions in investment, retail, and wholesale banking. He excels in finance, risk, and administration, driving successful change and transformations. Previously, Ian was abrdn's Interim Group CFO and supported Standard Life Aberdeen PLC's finance teams. He also served as Chief Financial and Risk Officer at the Diem Association (formerly Facebook's digital currency project) in Geneva and held leadership roles at HSBC and Credit Suisse. 

Currently, Ian is a non-executive director at Starling Bank and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.