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Click here to view the contact details of Joe Gordon

Head of first direct

The main spokesperson for comment on first direct and its place in the banking industry, any large business-wide projects, and the bank’s overall strategy. With a degree in business management under his belt Joe was taken on in a graduate programme by Sainsbury's. Starting on the shop floor, his first role was on the grocery section stacking the carrots.


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Click here to view the contact details of Zoe Burns-Shore

Head of Brand and Marketing at first direct

Zoe is the main spokesperson for comment on first direct's brand and marketing activities. Zoe lives marketing, especially when it comes to developing brands. She's worked in a host of marketing roles. Firstly, at one of the UKs busiest regional agencies, then in brand consultancy and a stint at the BBC as Head of UX&D.


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Click here to view the contact details of Nick Harrison

Head of Products at first direct

Nick is the main spokesperson for comment on all of first direct's products: mortgages, current accounts, loans, and insurance With a degree in maths and an MBA under his belt, Nick Harrison is well versed in number crunching, which comes in handy for his role as Head of Products here at first direct.


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