The Management Team

Over 50 people keep Celtic Credit Union running smoothly. Our fabulous team of staff and volunteers are understanding, helpful and knowledgeable when it comes to personal finances.

Steve Mallinson

Chief Executive

Steve has over 45 years’ experience in the finance & property management sectors - spending 30 years at Halifax Building Society as a successful Branch, City and Area Manager.  After taking early retirement in 2000, Steve joined a property management business where his management expertise delivered extraordinary growth over a 10-year period.

Steve joined Neath Port Talbot Credit Union in 2011, becoming Chief Executive in 2015, guiding the organisation through a period of exceptional success and growth.

In his free time, Steve enjoys oil painting and is an avid classic car enthusiast.

Julie Mallinson

Business Development Manager

Julie has worked in finance and business development for over 35 years, with experience in the private, public and academic sectors.  After 20 years in senior roles at Halifax Building Society, she subsequently has worked with a range of companies developing staff training plans & advising on project funding.

Business Development Manager since 2013, she oversees the organisation’s extensive Schools and Communities programmes and builds relationships between the credit union and the business and third sectors.

Julie is a Local Authority Appointed Governor at Cwmtawe Community Comprehensive School and has been a Magistrate for over 20 years – she is a member of the West Glamorgan Bench.  She also enjoys gardening, cooking, singing and musical theatre.