Digital consultancy 11:FS has boosted its world development efforts with the appointment of finance professional Jo Wright. The agency’s new Chief Monetary Officer arrives with nearly 30 yr of expertise in accounting and finance, having initially skilled with KPMG.
11:FS is a consultancy which was launched in an effort to mix an modern start-up mentality with a few of the finest consultants within the monetary providers subject. It has labored with the likes of NatWest’s Mettle enterprise banking service, Commonplace Chartered, and different corporations throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. It’s also constructing its personal modular banking infrastructure, 11:FS Foundry, to ship safe, digitally native banking proposition to scale and at pace, in affiliation with Norway’s largest financial institution, DNB.
Because the agency seems to be to ramp up the growth of its providing, 11:FS has dedicated to strengthening its senior workforce. Late in 2019, this noticed former Apple and BCG Digital Ventures expertise lead Michael Curds be a part of the digital consultancy, bringing twenty years of expertise to the agency as its new Head of Expertise and Recruitment. Now, 11:FS has adopted this up with the appointment of one other media, finance and know-how veteran with the appointment of Jo Wright.
Wright joins 11:FS because the agency’s Chief Monetary Officer, having held govt finance management roles in media, know-how, FinTech and e-commerce corporations. As the corporate continues its speedy growth, including new consumer tasks throughout the globe and scaling its US operations, she’s going to subsequently play a important function within the agency’s worldwide growth.
“I’m excited to hitch 11:FS because it strikes into its fourth yr and continues its speedy growth in London, New York and past,” stated Wright. “The FinTech and monetary providers market fascinates me, and I’m trying ahead to working with the proficient govt workforce that 11:FS has assembled and assist them to ship in opposition to the strategic imaginative and prescient for constructing actually digital monetary providers.”
Previous to 11:FS, Wright – who’s a Chartered Accountant – was the Interim Finance Director at London-based FinTech Thought Machine. Wright began her profession as an Audit Trainee with Large 4 agency KPMG, changing into an Assistant Supervisor earlier than leaving for Sky in 1997. There, she labored as Head of Finance for Sky One, Sky Arts, Sky Journey and The Inventive Company, earlier than changing into Nickelodeon’s CFO in 2007. She is at present a Non-Govt Director and Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee at London & Companions, the worldwide commerce, funding and promotion company for London.
Commented on the information, David M. Brear, Group CEO at 11:FS, stated, “I’m delighted Jo has joined 11:FS and can’t wait to see her impression on the agency. She brings a wealth of expertise in remodeling finance capabilities and guaranteeing they act as a collaborative enterprise accomplice. What actually impressed me was her method and angle to finance that mixes data-led insights and powerful governance, whereas additionally guaranteeing the entrepreneurial tradition we have now on the agency can proceed to thrive. As 11:FS continues to scale, Jo will play an important function in our mission to construct actually digital monetary providers globally.”