Meet the Directors

Peter McNamara


Has 30 years experience with Lloyds Bank where he was Head of Strategy and Director of Personal Banking. Peter was Chairman of MoneyBox plc prior to establishing NoteMachine and makes regular appearances to share his expert opinion on BBC programmes relating to banking and finance topics.

Charlie Evans


Has worked within the ATM industry for 13 years, and was one of the original members of the NoteMachine board.

Grant Foley


Grant Foley joined NM Money Group in August 2019 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Prior to joining NM Group, Grant was COO and CFO of CMC Markets Plc, a leading trading and brokerage business where he played a crucial role in the company’s IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 2016. Grant has over 20 years of financial services experience, having held senior finance, operational and board positions in a number of businesses. These have included Coutts & Co, Prudential Bache, Nomura and Arbuthnot Securities.

Amanda Connolly


Amanda has worked extensively across Financial Service Operations and has over 18 years of ATM experience. Initially working at TRM she was instrumental in bringing outsourced activities inhouse and enhancing systems to achieve significant efficiencies. With the move to NoteMachine Amanda continued to deliver synergies operationally and implement bespoke network solutions to achieve the strategic requirements of vertical integration. Amanda has focused on initiating and delivering technological developments, and is now tasked with facilitating NoteMachine's technical requirements to continue its journey...

Didier Bench


Leveraging his background as a serial Entrepreneur combined with strong Investor experience, London-based Didier Bench has held 15 Chairman roles in Executive or Non-Executive positions to date in the Technology and Digital world. He has successfully helped direct companies' growth strategies, enabling them to execute their vision and plan through organic and external growth.

Tony Gibbons


Tony has over 20 years senior experience in B2C and B2B retail financial services, with a particular focus on payments and product marketing. He led the ‘centre of excellence’ at Visa Europe as SVP for debit products, and was part of the team that both launched contactless cards across Europe, and moved the UK to one of the highest usage of debit cards globally. Subsequent to that he led the product units for current accounts, savings and personal loans for LloydsTSB running the P&Ls for each.

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