Press Release

Lunar appoints international board profile as new chairman.

Press release May 3rd - Experienced international fintech player Tim Brooke Thom joins Nordic bank challenger Lunar as the new chairman of the Lunar Group board. Bringing with him a wealth of experience from the fintech sector, Tim has a notable background, particularly in neobanking. His most recent fintech chair role was at the highly successful British bank Monzo, where he played a pivotal role during its rapid expansion phase.

Published 11/06/2024

"Lunar is a super exciting Nordic company that has already demonstrated amazing customer centric growth across the Nordic market along with having clear international appeal. This applies not only to attracting international capital and fantastic people but also in growing the new business area of Banking Services, where Lunar strengthens competition in the Nordic market by opening its payment infrastructure to international players," says Tim.

Tim began his career at Reuters but swiftly transitioned to the global banking sector, primarily with the heritage Chase Manhattan, which later became JPMorgan Chase and Co. He concluded his tenure with PWC as a partner in the advisory division, specializing in Financial Services. In 2009, he shifted his focus to board roles, spanning various industries. Currently, Tim dedicates his time to supporting sector leading tech companies in scaling and achieving their strategic goals across a diverse array of industries, ranging from fintech to worker tech.

"We are extremely excited to work with Tim at the helm of our board. He has a great knowledge of the industry from several international companies, both challengers and established players, bringing unique insights that will help us grow in the Nordics as well as strengthen our international impact," says Ken Villum Klausen, co-founder and CEO of Lunar Group.

Tim started as chairman of the Lunar Group board on April 29th and succeeded the former chairman Henning Kruse Petersen.