Ensuring that the Nationwide Group delivers on its financial objectives

Group Finance is headed by Mark Rennison, Group Finance Director.

In 2007 Mark was appointed Group Finance Director for Nationwide Building Society.

Mark is accountable for financial performance and external reporting, market, credit, operational, regulatory and balance sheet risk, wholesale market funding, business protection and internal audit.

Prior to joining Nationwide, Mark was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He joined the firm in 1981 and specialised in financial services with a specific focus on retail and corporate banking. He also worked extensively with group treasury operations and leasing & asset finance businesses. He was admitted to the partnership of the firm in 1995.

The Group Finance Division is focused on ensuring that the Nationwide Group delivers on its financial objectives within a framework of strong financial controls and effective risk management. We've made significant progress in the last few years but now need to respond to substantial changes in the external environment and additional regulatory demands.

The Group Finance executive division includes

  • Treasury
  • Financial Reporting and Tax
  • Specialised Support 
  • Financial Performance 
  • Corporate Development