Giles Andrews founded Zopa in 2004. In this role as the chairman, he lends guides the performance and shapes the future vision of the organization. In addition to chairing the board at Zopa, he holds leadership positions in several leading fintechs across Europe. He is also a member of the Fintech Board at the Department of International Trade. In 2016, he received the OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to financial services in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list. He was also recognized as the Fintech Leader of the Year at the Fintech Innovation Awards in 2016. In 2017, he received a special industry contribution award at the AltFi Awards.