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Meet
the
team./

We have an expert team driving forward our vision for compliance. With hundreds of years combined experience in compliance,  IT and financial services, our expertise is second to none.

Executive Team

Julian Dixon

Chief Executive Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Julian has more than 20 years of financial services experience gained at major investment banks including Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and Commerzbank. His roles have ranged from front-office sales leadership to private equity. Julian has extensive knowledge of financial services processes and technology.

Greg Watson

Chief Operating Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Greg brings with him a wealth of experience in Operational Management, Business Strategy, Transformation, Client Lifecycle Management and Sales Leadership. He gained his experience working as the Head of Sales and Head of Strategy & Alliances at Fenergo and was the Managing Director and Global Head of the Client Middle Office at HSBC. Prior to this Greg held several COO and Business Management roles at Coller Capital, UBS and Reuters.

Natalie Smith

Chief People Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Natalie brings over 18 years experience in leading global HR functions, along with extensive experience gained from working in highly credible global start-up and scale-up technology businesses. Natalie has delivered highly successful and complex global people plans and projects within ambitious, and innovative tech environments and has a passion for championing culture management, mental health and diversity and inclusion. Natalie is an accredited coach, is on three HR Director boards and Women in Technology, and is an NED for an international aid not-for-profit.

Kevin O'Neill

Chief Revenue Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Kevin was previously the Global Head, Asset Management & Asset Servicing and Head of EMEA Sales for Fenergo. Kevin has over 25 years of experience and a proven track record as a Global Technology & Financial Services leader, building teams and driving new revenue growth across various businesses. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Financial Services from University College Dublin and is also a Certified Investment Fund Director.

Adrian Soars

Chief Technology Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Adrian is a highly commercial, financial markets technologist with over 20+ years of experience. He comes with proven expertise in the architecture and implementation of complex, high performing data platforms across Financial Crime and Trading. His previous roles include senior involvement across several well-known Electronic Trading Platforms including DB AutobahnFX Options, SocGen Alpha, Standard Chartered S2BX, ADS Securities Orex, ING Trade, Leonteq.

William Monk

Chief Product Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Will has 20+ years of experience leading global financial crime operations, transformation programmes, and product strategy and development across financial services, both as a Managing Director within banks and as an advisor/consultant. He has previously worked as Global Head of Financial Crime Quality & Standards at Natwest, and his experience comes from a breadth of leading global financial institutions including HSBC, Barclays, and UBS.

Nick Portalski

Chief Solutions Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Nick has extensive leadership experience in designing and delivering enterprise products using multiple technologies. Having worked in successful FinTech start-ups and enjoyed global responsibilities with IBM, his expertise lies in taking concepts from embryonic vision through to advanced end products.

Ryan Styles

Chief Financial Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

Ryan has extensive experience working with fast growth SME’s in technology and financial services supporting them to ensure strategic objectives and execution are aligned to financial goals. Ryan qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG in Australia, and has previously held roles as the CFO at the Big Ideas Group and the FD at IT Lab, a Sunday Times Tech Track 100 fastest-growing company.

Sr. Management

Cian Harrington

Global Head of Client Transformation

BOARD ADVISOR

Delia Coggan

Global Head of Professional Services

BOARD ADVISOR

Aidan Houlihan

Head of Americas

BOARD ADVISOR

Robin Lee

Head of APAC

BOARD ADVISOR

Simon Le Voi

Global Head of Support

BOARD ADVISOR

Melissa Warren

Head of Partnerships

BOARD ADVISOR

Caroline Defieuw

Head of Revenue Operations

BOARD ADVISOR

Kate Bennett

Chief Marketing Officer

BOARD ADVISOR

James Dunbar

Head of Professional Services EMEA

BOARD ADVISOR

Iwona Olszewska

Head of Professional Services NALA

BOARD ADVISOR

Michelle Kam

Head of Professional Services APAC

BOARD ADVISOR

Sharon Carter

Head of Operations

BOARD ADVISOR

David Weston

Head of Risk and Compliance

BOARD ADVISOR

Hwee Kun Ho

Head of Sales APAC

BOARD ADVISOR

Graham Hogan

EMEA Sales Director

BOARD ADVISOR

Danielle Labarbera

Head of Sales, NALA

BOARD ADVISOR

Dr Janet Bastiman

Chief Data Scientist

BOARD ADVISOR

Jo Brooks

Head of Information Security

BOARD ADVISOR

Philippa Halsey

Head of Talent Acquisition

BOARD ADVISOR

John Swarbrick

VP Platform

BOARD ADVISOR

Rosibel Ramirez

VP of QA

BOARD ADVISOR

Luke Townsend

Head of Marketing

BOARD ADVISOR

Shana Leyva

Marketing Lead NALA

BOARD ADVISOR

Moira Ann

Marketing Lead APAC

BOARD ADVISOR

Dharminder Dhanda

Head of IT Operations

BOARD ADVISOR

Vivek Ramjee

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

BOARD ADVISOR

Board Members

Andy Maguire

Chairman

BOARD ADVISOR

Andy has a thirty-year track record as a successful COO, partner to CEOs and Executive Committees. Currently Andy is the Chair of Global Banking as well as Managing Director and Senior Partner in the London office of The Boston Consulting Group. Prior to this Andy was the Group Chief Operations Officer at HSBC. Andy holds a Double honours degree in Computer Engineering and Mathematics at Trinity College Dublin.

Julian Dixon

Executive Director

BOARD ADVISOR

Julian has more than 20 years of financial services experience gained at major investment banks including Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and Commerzbank. His roles have ranged from front-office sales leadership to private equity. Julian has extensive knowledge of financial services processes and technology.

Sebastian Grey

Non-Executive Director

BOARD ADVISOR

Sebastian is the founder, CEO and Senior Partner at Big Ideas Group (BIG) and a serial investor and entrepreneur. He has deep experience in digital marketing, technology and growing companies.

Rosa Howard

Non-Executive Director

BOARD ADVISOR

After joining IT Lab in its infancy, Rosa was instrumental in building the award-winning culture at IT Lab, part of the Big Ideas Group. Currently Rosa is a Senior Partner at Big Ideas Group looking after the talent and culture across the group. She now brings this experience to Napier in an advisory capacity.

Greg Watson

Executive Director

BOARD ADVISOR

Greg brings with him a wealth of experience in Operational Management, Business Strategy, Transformation, Client Lifecycle Management and Sales Leadership. He gained his experience working as the Head of Sales and Head of Strategy & Alliances at Fenergo and was the Managing Director and Global Head of the Client Middle Office at HSBC. Prior to this Greg held several COO and Business Management roles at Coller Capital, UBS and Reuters.

Ryan Styles

Company Secretary

BOARD ADVISOR

Ryan has extensive experience working with fast growth SME’s in technology and financial services supporting them to ensure strategic objectives and execution are aligned to financial goals. Ryan qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG in Australia, and has previously held roles as the CFO at the Big Ideas Group and the FD at IT Lab, a Sunday Times Tech Track 100 fastest-growing company.

Global Advisory Board

John Neary

Board Advisor

BOARD ADVISOR

John brings three decades of global Wall Street experience to Napier. A former head of trading, John worked at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs in equities and fixed income across cash and derivative products, managing risk and facing clients. Since 2013, John's independent holding company, 3000Kings LLC, has engaged portfolio companies in the technology, asset management, sports & entertainment and media verticals. In the public sector, John serves as senior advisor for multiple global regulatory bodies.

John Barnsley

Board Advisor

BOARD ADVISOR

John is a highly experienced director who was at PwC for over 30 years where his roles included Senior Partner and Joint Global Director of Operations. John has acted as Non-executive Director and Chairman for a number of private organisations in the US and UK.

Award-winning technology./

Deloitte Technology Fast50

Ranked 17th in 2021

Chartis Research RiskTech100

Awarded Rising Star status 2022

Regulation Asia

Highly Commended - Best Solution AML/CTF Compliance

RegTech100

Awarded 2022

RAW 2021 Awards

Transaction Monitoring ​- Compliance Firm of the Year​

Waters Rankings

Shortlisted for Best AML Compliance Solutions Provider 2021

US FinTech Awards

Shortlisted for RegTech
of the Year 2021

UK FinTech Awards

Shortlisted for RegTech
of the Year 2021

CyberTech 100

Shortlisted 2021

The RegTech Association

RegTech of the Year - Internationally Founded

FinTech Awards

Winner - Best AI-Powered AML Platform 2020

Regulation Asia

Winner - Best Solution AML/CTF Compliance

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