Financial News' Emily Nicolle speaks to Atom Bank CEO Mark Mullen about the post-Covid balancing act of work and home, the pros and cons of the four-day week and whether investors should be considering the switch.

Tue, Nov 30, 2021 · 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -5:00)
Emily Nicolle
Fintech Correspondent, Financial News
Emily Nicolle is Fintech Correspondent at Financial News, and author of the weekly Fintech Files newsletter. She was previously at London business newspaper City A.M. where she was Technology Editor and Night Editor.
Mark Mullen
Chief Executive Officer, Atom Bank
Mark is a career marketer and banker with more than 30 years of experience working in financial services, including spells in consumer finance, asset finance and leasing and retail banking. He was the Head of Marketing for HSBC in the UK and thereafter Regional Head of Marketing for HSBC MENA. He was also CMO at first direct, the UK’s leading direct bank, before taking over as CEO in 2011. He resigned from first direct in 2014 to co-found Atom Bank plc.

He was educated in Ireland, has a degree in history at Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from Warwick Business School and he’s a member of the Technology Strategy Group with Innovate Finance.

Hobbies include playing guitar (badly), American football and rugby (watching from the side lines!) and occasional masquerading as a parent and partner.