Meet the Racing Bank team




David Hart, Associate Director

David Hart, Banking Manager, joined Weatherbys Bank in 2000 following a two year stint working in the General Stud Book Department of Weatherbys Group. Previously, he worked for Britannia Building Society. David is a long-standing racing enthusiast.

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Louise Norman, Senior Racing Banking Manager

Louise joined Weatherbys Bank in 1999 having previously worked for HM Revenue & Customs. Louise has worked in and managed the VAT Services team for the past 17 years, and recently expanded her Management role to include the Racing Bank area.

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Tom Jonason, Head of Business Development

Tom joined Weatherbys Racing Bank as Head of Business Development in November 2017, bringing with him a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. Before turning to the world of financial services, Tom was Assistant Trainer to Paul Nicholls for six years. During that time the Nicholls team gained a number of landmark successes including the 2012 Grand National, numerous Cheltenham Festival winners and five trainer’s titles. Immediately prior to joining Weatherbys, Tom was Business Development manager at RacingFX for 18 months.

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Sarah Hawkes, Head of Customer Service

Sarah started her career in banking with TSB Bank and later with Lloyds TSB plc after their merger took place. She was on the management team of several branches, responsible for customer service delivery, before joining the team at Weatherbys Bank in 1999.

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Caroline Marray, Assistant Manager

Caroline Marray, Assistant Manager, joined the Racing Division of Weatherbys Limited in 1996 after graduating from the University of Leicester. She moved to Weatherbys Bank in 2004, where her racing expertise has been put to good use. She is a keen follower of jump racing, aiming to never miss a Cheltenham meeting.

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