TransUnion Appoints Laura Barley As New UK Chief Operations Officer

Laura Barley has been appointed as chief operations officer for TransUnion in the UK, taking on responsibility for all aspects of UK operations, having been with the business for over 15 years. 

Laura’s promotion marks a milestone for gender parity within the UK executive team, which is now 50% female, aligning with TransUnion’s pledge to achieve global gender parity in senior leadership by 2030. 

Before joining the executive team, Laura was operations director with responsibility for consumer services, data operations and data. She has an in-depth understanding of customer experience, having recently driven a programme to improve customer satisfaction which saw clients vote the company Credit Information Partner of the Year in The Consumer Credit Awards 2021.  

Speaking of her appointment, Laura Barley said: “I’m delighted to be appointed as the new chief operations officer at TransUnion in the UK and look forward to supporting continued growth by optimising business processes. I’m also thrilled to be part of an executive team with such a strong female presence. Working in an industry where there is often not enough female representation, having female role models at a senior level is incredibly important and something I am proud to contribute towards.” 

Satrajit “Satty” Saha, CEO of TransUnion in the UK, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Laura to the UK executive team – her experience and knowledge of the business will be a great asset. Laura’s appointment highlights the pathways to progression that exist here at TransUnion for all our colleagues, and it’s a real privilege for me to be leading with such a strong, diverse team.”