Bunyan, who joins from underwriting and broking system provider Websure, is responsible for the bank’s technical infrastructure, IT operational excellence and delivery capability.
She will play a key part in strategic, technical and business planning and also work with Aldermore’s business finance, mortgages and savings teams to enhance the bank’s digital offering to its customers.
As group operating officer at Websure, Bunyan was accountable for software development and deployment, delivery of projects and services to strengthen client relationships, testing, product roadmaps and organisational governance. Prior to this, she worked as head of IT for insurer Hiscox in both America and Europe.
Bunyan reports to chief operating officer Dana Cuffe and is based in the bank’s London office.
She said: “Aldermore has achieved a great deal since it was established and is doing an outstanding job building out its digital offerings to customers. I am looking forward to designing and building the team, processes and environment that will enhance our technical platforms and take delivery and innovation for both colleagues and customers to the next level.”
Cuffe added: “We are really excited that Rebecca has chosen to join Aldermore. She brings a vast wealth of experience, having worked in IT and digital transformation for 20 years. Her experience and track record of building strong performing teams across the globe will be invaluable as we continue to develop our technical capabilities to ensure that our customers are well-positioned to seek and seize opportunities.”