Prior to retirement from Banking after 28 years in 2014, Paul Richards was Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Co-head of EMEA Debt Capital Markets and Corporate Banking. Paul has senior management experience of running a $10 billion Cash Management business in the United States. Paul is currently also a senior advisor to the Financial Conduct Authority.
Meet the Team
Giles is the CEO of Insignis. He was previously a Managing Director with Merrill Lynch and before that a Managing Director with Morgan Stanley. Giles has spent 22 years in the Financial Services industry and is a FCA registered representative.
Joanna has twenty five years’ experience of delivering business critical technology solutions including five years’ working in the Cash Management sector. Joanna has significant direct experience having built and worked at two comparable institutions in the last 5 years.
Head of Account Management
Deborah has over 25 years’ business administration experience in both the UK and USA working with large corporations and entrepreneurial start ups. She brings marketing, relationship building and commercial knowledge across a range of industries including education, agriculture and retail.
Head of Corporate Communications
Before joining Insignis, Sally has worked in several sectors including: financial, insurance, mobile and accountancy. With 14 years’ experience in a variety of marketing roles, she has refined her marketing knowledge with a particular interest in communications and content marketing.
Head of Architecture and Software Delivery
Kris has twenty five years’ experience of delivering scalable and innovative technology solutions across a range of industries.
Head of Sales
Nick joins Insignis with over 30 years’ experience in the Banking Sector in London and New York. He was previously a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch, Citi Bank and, most recently, Nomura. He has lead a number of sales teams throughout his career and brings that wealth of knowledge to this role.
Paul joins Insignis as Financial Controller to handle the fast-growing complexity of Insignis’ finance function. He has a wealth of domestic and international accounting experience within the professional services, insurance and cash management sectors. Paul holds a degree in European Business Administration with French, an Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Business and will shortly finalise his professional ACCA qualifications.
Jacob has joined Insignis as a Relationship Manager. In this role he will look after clients to ensure their needs are met. He joined Insignis from Capita Employee Benefits, where he gained a wealth of experience in client management.
Chief Technology Officer
Tim has a wealth of experience in software and systems architecture from a variety of senior roles in his career. This includes working for Bango as the CTO for a number of years as well as OpenLink Financial, where he developed systems used by the Bank of England. He will ensure that the Insignis platform goes from strength to strength.
Louise is part of the Relationship Management team after initially starting as our Sales and Marketing Analyst. Her experience in both roles mean that she has great understanding of how Insignis can help clients and businesses. Her focus at Insignis is ensuring our clients are looked after and the customer journey is excellent. She has 10 years’ experience working in all areas of Accounts, Sales and Marketing.