Jason Oakley, CEO & Founder - Recognise Bank
Article by Keerat Rai
Interview by Ninder Johal
This interview is also available in a Podcast on the Nachural YouTube Channel
Podcast also available on Apple & Spotify
Born in Coseley to an entrepreneurial father, Jason Oakley was instilled from a young age with a sense of creating a level of independence and creating something from nothing.
In a career spanning 35 years there is not much Jason doesn’t know about the banking industry, having worked at the likes of RBS, NatWest and Close Brothers. As well as playing a key role in the formation of Metro Bank, where he ran the commercial and mortgage lending book.
His latest venture has seen him embarking on the huge task of setting up his own bank which specialises in services for UK SMEs. Although this may seem a daunting process at first its clear from a conversation with Jason that he has a real passion for customer eccentricity and the vit...