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Meet The Team

Rajen Madan | Founder & CEO

Change leader with over 20 years’ experience in helping financial markets with their toughest business challenges in data, operating model transformation in sales, CRM, Ops, Data, Finance & MI functions, and delivery of complex compliance, front-to-back technology implementations. Significant line experience. Former partner in management consulting leading client solution development, delivery and P&L incl. Accenture. Specialities – Operating Models, Data Assets, Compliance, Technology Partnerships & Solutions in Capital Markets, Market Infrastructure, Buy-Side, Banking & Insurance.

Rajen Madan | Founder & CEO

 

Peter Wallqvist | Chief Product Officer

Peter has extensive experience building and delivering platforms that drive digital transformation in the professional services sector. He has delivered high profile data-tech projects in the US & Europe for blue-chip companies including Bloomberg, BT and GSK. He joins Leading Point to help us with our product roadmap, go-to-market strategy, and internationalisation.

Peter Wallqvist | Chief Product Officer

Maria King | ESG Associate

Maria has experience working on sustainability research projects in Peru and environmental research in Beijing. She has achieved a 2:1 degree in Civil Engineering, from Newcastle University, specialising in Environmental Civil Engineering in her Masters.

Maria King | ESG Associate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ivan Sellen | DLT & Treasury

Delivery professional with over 20 years’ hands on experience in managing Change Projects. Delivery Manager in DLT / Blockchain real time Treasury solutions to manage Inter Company lending and Virtual Account cash pooling flows.

Expertise in Equity, Derivatives and Fixed Income asset classes. Extensive knowledge of Trade lifecycle, implementing Target Operating Models in pre and post trade to serve Automation, Connectivity, System Change and Regulation Agenda. Enjoy working with multiple stakeholders and environments from Start Ups to well established organisations.

 

 

Ivan Sellen | DLT & Treasury

Dan Clarkson | Reg Change

Daniel has experience in onboarding, repapering and client outreach projects across operations and legal services; scenario analysis and risk mitigation in global investment banks. His experience spans operational risk assessment, margin and collateral management and project management, for the likes of Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital. His specialities include: Prime Brokerage, Client Onboarding, Brexit Planning, Financial Regulation and Operational Risk.

Dan Clarkson | Reg Change

Celeste Thexton | Designer

Celeste is a designer who has previous experience working with start-up businesses, helping them introduce their brands for the first time. Her experience is cross-disciplinary, ranging from Illustration, Graphic Design, Film, Photography and Animation. 

Celeste Thexton | Designer

Dishang Patel | Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Change leader with over 20 years’ experience in helping financial markets with their toughest business challenges in data, operating model transformation in sales, CRM, Ops, Data, Finance & MI functions, and delivery of complex compliance, front-to-back technology implementations. Significant line experience. Former partner in management consulting leading client solution development, delivery and P&L incl. Accenture. Specialities – Operating Models, Data Assets, Compliance, Technology Partnerships & Solutions in Capital Markets, Market Infrastructure, Buy-Side, Banking & Insurance.

Dishang Patel | Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Severine Raymond Soulier | Advisor

Severine is the recently appointed Head of EMEA at Symphony.com – the secure, cloud-based, communication and content sharing platform. Severine joins Leading Point to support them expand their product portfolio and their reach across international markets.

Severine Raymond Soulier | Advisor

Hayley Amin | Operations & Sales

Hayley has over 7 years’ experience in sales and account management, primarily in recruitment, where she set up and led a Data & Analytics practice. As a result, she has a network of experienced talent and will help us expand our client relationships, and develop new business & solution sales.

Hayley Amin | Operations & Sales

Ronel Khan | Data Solutions Engineer

Ronel has 7 years’ experience in Financial Services spanning roles across data analysis, regulatory reporting and financial crime. He has a passion for big data and is an expert in Python, SQL, IBM Cloud (Db2/Watson), Excel and Power BI.

Ronel Khan | Data Solutions Engineer

Kelly Kahlia | Data Management

Kelly is a highly experienced Business Analyst/Project Manager in leading large-scale system implementation and change initiatives through all phases of the project lifecycle. She is an experienced Agile practitioner with excellent business requirements gathering and business process documentation skills. She has strong knowledge of financial markets, reference data, data management, governance and modelling, as well as extensive experience in regulatory compliance, internal controls, audit and risk analysis.

Kelly Kahlia | Data Management

Nadyah Ibrahim | Marketing Assistant

Nadyah has a strong background in social media marketing and content creation and a BA in Cultural Studies and Media.

Nadyah Ibrahim | Marketing Assistant 

Anes Motam | Junior Data Analyst

Ines has achieved a fist class degree in Economics from the University of Warrick and has experience from the Big City Bright Future programme.

Anes Motam | Junior Data Analyst

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thushan Kumaraswamy | Co-Founder & Chief Solutions Officer

Architecture lead with over 20 years’ experience helping the world’s biggest financial services providers in capital markets, banking and buy-side to deliver practical business transformations in client data, treasury, sales, operations, finance and risk functions, and major firm-wide efficiency initiatives. Mastery in business and technical architecture, with significant experience in end-to-end design, development and maintenance of mission critical systems in his early career. Specialities – business and technical architecture leadership, data warehousing, capital markets, wealth management, private banking.

 

 

Thushan Kuramaswamy | Co-Founder & Chief Solutions Officer

Peter Wallqvist | Chief Product Officer

John Macpherson was the former CEO of BMLL Technologies; and is a veteran of the city, holding held several MD roles at CITI, Nomura and Goldman Sachs. In recent years John has used his extensive expertise to advise start-ups and FinTech in challenges ranging from compliance to business growth strategy. John is Deputy Chair of the Investment Association Engine which is the trade body and industry voice for over 200+ UK investment managers and insurance companies.

John Mcpherson | Advisor

Charlotte Watt | Head of Marketing

Charlotte is a marketing practitioner, specialising in corporate communications. Highly experienced working across a broad range of disciplines including advertising, strategy, CRM and communications planning. She is is passionate about helping brands communicate more effectively and strengthening their relationships with their clients.

Charlotte Watt | Head of Marketing

Alaric Gibson | Change & Data SME

Analyst with expertise in regulatory analysis and implementation, customer reference data management, and data driven transformation & delivery. Has worked for a number of RegTech start-ups within Capital Markets.

Alaric Gibson | Change & Data SME

Clodagh Campbell | Operations Risk Solutions Specialist

Clodagh has a strong background in both Operational Risk & Governance gained from several years of experience in top tier organisations such as JP Morgan & Citi.

Clodagh Campbell | Operations Risk Solutions Specialist

Mandy Lam | Executive Assistant

Mandy joins us as part of the government Kickstart scheme to be our new EA to the CEO and Founding Partners. She comes with a BA(Hons) in Drama & Theatre and experience in customer service.

Mandy Lam | Executive Assistant

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