New Board Appointments Strengthen Firm for Growth are pleased to announce the appointment of the newest members of our Board, Stephen Wallis as Non-Executive Risk Director, and Georgina Mitchell as Chief Operating Officer.

Both Stephen and Georgina were first introduced to via the FinTech North events, which brings together like-minded professionals with an interest in Fintech.

Stephen has been appointed to the board to improve efficiency and accuracy within the credit risk analysis team. This includes leading a project to optimise our credit risk analysis model and collaborating with the tech team for the adoption of Open Banking.

Stephen brings a wealth of Financial Services experience, having previously worked as Head of Portfolio Management at Ferratum Group and Chief Risk Officer at Ferratum Bank as well as having also worked at payment processing company Elavon. Stephen is also a passionate advocate of P2P lending having been an early adopter and investor across a number of different platforms.

In addition, Georgina Mitchell, formally Head of Investments at Redmayne-Bentley has also been formally appointed to the board as Chief Operating Officer having already joined the firm earlier in the year as a Non-Executive Investment Director. In the capacity of COO, Georgina is preparing the firm to work with institutional investors, as well as assuming various management and fulfillment responsibilities.

The appointments of these two highly experienced and well-respected professionals marks a turning point for, strengthening a dynamic and experienced board, as the firm prepares for significant growth while respecting the changes set to affect the industry following the FCA’s Findings of their Initial Implementation Review.

CEO, Daniel Rajkumar says: “We’re delighted to welcome Georgina and Stephen to the team. Their experience will prepare us for rapid growth. It’s a very exciting time for We’ve been planning some exciting innovations which we hope to announce very soon.”


Read more About Georgina’s experience in a previous post we wrote.

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