Meet our retail banking specialists
David Pears - director, bira bank
David joined bira in January 2010. His banking career started in 1976 with a major clearing bank where he gained plenty of experience and qualifications and spent the last 16 years as a branch manager. His main role is promotion of lending and savings products, along with being the administration Manager for bira as a whole.
Frank Burton - director, bira bank
Frank joined bira bank in July 2013 with 34 years banking experience gained in roles such as branch manager and commercial banking manager with a major high street bank. His main role at bira bank is handling members’ loan requests and looking after their deposit accounts on a day-to-day basis.
John Collins - managing director, bira bank
financial director – bira
John is a Law graduate who trained as a Chartered Accountant. He has been leading bira bank since 2006, having previously been head of finance with Sangers Group Ltd.