OUR TEAM

No ‘Clipboard Programme Managers’ – we are ex-practitioners who roll up our sleeves and get the job done

Successfully managing change in partnership with front office stakeholders with high expectations and little time

requires a specific set of skills and experience that can be hard to find.

 

INTRODUCING THE FOUNDERS

OUR ASSOCIATES

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Our network of Associates includes individuals with 5 to 20+ years of real experience across change management, consulting, business management and other key subject matter areas.

Typically, they have performed the following types of role: 

  • Change & Transformation Lead

  • Programme Director / Programme Manager 

  • Senior Project Manager

  • Hybrid Business Analyst / Project Manager (BA/PM)

  • Front office COO / Business Manager

  • Legal or Compliance Regulatory SME

  • Client Data & Lifecycle Management SME

Senior Associates include: 

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BEN LLOYD

Managing Director and Co-Founder

Ben's 20+ year career began with 8 years at 'Big 4' consultancies (PwC, IBM and Accenture), followed by 6 years at Goldman Sachs in Operations change & department management roles. Since 2013, Ben has performed lead roles on front office regulatory change programmes (for example EMIR, MiFID II and IBOR Transition), including at Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Nomura.

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SAM FORD

Managing Director and Co-Founder

Sam has 30 years of front office experience in Banking and Capital Markets, in business head, COO and consulting roles, with broad international experience across multiple business areas, products, and client types. He has a track record in driving strategic change, re-engineering business processes and successfully tackling new challenges, often with no “roadmap”.

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IOANA IUGA

Senior Associate

Ioana is a Senior Project Manager with deep expertise in all aspects of global regulatory & market-led change (including MiFID II, Brexit, IBOR Transition).

Ioana specialises in managing complex business, process & system related impacts to achieve bank & client compliance with regulation, and continuity of trading through robust management of front office & client relationships.

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DAIMAN BAKER

Senior Associate

Daiman has over 15 years of experience in investment banks in front office compliance advisory roles and in delivering regulatory change across multiple EU and UK pieces of legislation.

Leveraging his background as a lawyer, Daiman has expertise in regulatory impact assessment and implementation, business governance and management structures, legal repapering, and policy and procedure drafting.

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BRAD PARMENTIER

Senior Associate

Brad is a Programme Manager and Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) with over 16 years of experience.

He has broad strategy, business operations, finance, compliance, and cross-functional project delivery experience, and expertise in designing and implementing robust operational and regulatory compliance frameworks that automated and customer-centric. 

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NANA HUGHES

Senior Associate

Nana has over 21 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge from top investment banks.  She holds a Masters in Law and is a versatile change consultant with primary expertise in strategic client facing initiatives. These include regulatory change, client novations, Client Lifecycle Management (CLM), Anti-Money Laundering (AML),  KYC and client on-boarding and off-boarding initiatives.

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