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Member Survey Results 2016

The November 2016 member survey showed an astonishing 86% of those responding rated our customer services as good or excellent – It will be hard to keep this up, but we will try. Other interesting facts from the survey are that half of members joined to save and one quarter to borrow; 60% of members […]

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Annual General Meeting 2017

Date for your diary: Annual General Meeting, Council Chamber, MK Council Offices, MK9 3EJ, at 7 pm on Monday 27 March 2017 (refreshments from 6.30). This is the chance for you to meet the Board and fellow members of your credit union, hear how things are going, and make your views known. Your Board will […]

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Steve Eyre – Chair

Steve retired several years ago from a career in Sales and Sales Management and is now an executive trustee of three charities. Since joining Swan Director Phil Stratton in founding Sharing Life Trust in 2003, he has been a passionate and active advocate for those in our communities who are marginalised and often invisible. Sharing […]

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Philip Turnbull – Company Secretary

Philip is the only remaining founding member of the Credit Union on the Board. He has been Treasurer in 2006, 2013, and 2014; Chair of the Board from 2007 through 2013; and has now taken over as Company Secretary. He is responsible for grant funding and for regulatory compliance. Until retirement in 2014, Philip was an […]

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Phil Stratton

Phil joined the Board early in 2013 following his involvement as a Board Member of Aylesbury Credit Union. Together with Steve Eyre, he helped champion the merger between Aylesbury and Milton Keynes Credit Unions, to form Swan Credit Union. He now heads Swan’s interests in South East Oxfordshire and was involved in organising the launch of Thame […]

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Ian Pickering

Ian retired in 2012 from a career as an actuary in consultancy, risk management and the prudential regulation of insurance companies.  He is now an adviser at Citizens Advice, working with clients on debt and other issues.  This led to Ian’s interest in developing credit union facilities in Didcot, where he is the Director for […]

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Charlie Robertson

As a Didcot Town Councillor, Charlie is responsible for decisions that impact the community.  He brings to the board 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, ranging from consumer-lending, sales and marketing to client-advice and project governance.  Having completed his Executive MBA at Henley Business school, Charlie uses his business acumen to help […]

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Mark Richardson

Mark was co-opted to the Swan Credit Union Board at the 2015 AGM. His financial services experience is drawn from senior manager positions from within the large Accountancy & Business Advisory firms. In recent years however, he has helped focus The Business Partnership to champion the co-operative and credit union ambition. Supported by the Swan […]

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Christine Mitchell

Christine is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualified human resources and learning and development professional with over 20 years’ experience working in the financial services sector.  She is highly experienced in working within the PRA/FCA regulated environment, particularly in relation to the Senior Managers and Certification Regimes and Training and Competence arenas. […]

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Swan Credit Union Ltd. Our registered address is Foundation House, Aylesbury St, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, MK12 5HX.
We are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and PRA (Company no. 417717)