Diverse by design, we actively celebrate those who think differently and seek out clients and employees who want to solve problems to enable brighter futures.
Valentia recruits exceptional people who share our commitment to excellence, and getting the job done. We are always looking for talented, motivated, and entrepreneurial individuals, and actively look to hire people who will one day lead our firm.
Working across business and technology advisory and transformation in Banking and Capital Markets, Andrew's experience includes designing new business units, leading complex multi-year transformation programmes, and re-shaping global operating models. As Deputy COO, he worked at C-level on an interim basis, running a technology function ($800m+ annual budget) in one of the world’s largest Universal Banks. When he turned 28, he celebrated by visiting 28 countries over the course of the year… somehow he also managed to do his day email@example.com
Eoghan works on both the Technology and Business sides of large-scale, complex product and strategic change management programmes in the US and the UK. With 23 years experience in Technology and Financial Services he has consulting projects for some of the world’s largest banks, with much of his recent work focused on addressing the challenges of working with legacy technology in banking firstname.lastname@example.org
In his 25+ year career, John has delivered complex product and strategic business and technology transformations for some of the world’s largest Financial institutions, working across Europe and North America. With a laser sharp focus on delivery execution, he specialises in remediating distressed transformation programmes. John lives in an old farmhouse by the sea with his wife and 5 children; the family is coming to terms with being abandoned recently by their pet cat Charlie, who left for a quieter, better fed, life with an old lady who lives across the email@example.com
With a passion for people management, Olive brings a deep understanding of how to manage, recruit, mentor and coach people at all levels to achieve business success. With 20 years of experience in management consulting, Olive joins Valentia Partners as the Chief Talent Officer to shape and enhance our hiring functions and people firstname.lastname@example.org
Cathal leads Valentia’s Fintech consulting practice, working globally with Fintechs and Challenger Banks to refine propositions, define operating models, and deliver strategic growth. Prior to joining Valentia Partners, Cathal was Executive Director, Institutional Banking & Markets at Commonwealth Bank in Australia – responsible for driving transformation of that business. In his younger days Cathal represented his county (Tipperary) in hurling at a number of levels, but these days his sporting endeavours are limited to the golf course… !email@example.com
With a 20+ year career in Financial Services, Colbert is a technical Finance specialist with extensive experience in Treasury, Financial Control, Capital, and Liquidity. He has designed and built Finance Data Warehouses, redesigned Treasury and Finance business models, created a Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP) model, and led large Finance transformation programmes. At the weekend you’re likely to find him at a sporting event (he’s been known to turn up for the toss of a coin!) or doing one of the many hikes around the Dublin firstname.lastname@example.org
Donal is a hands-on transformation specialist who has led strategic business and technology change in Financial Institutions of all sizes, working across Europe and North America. In his 18+ year career, he has also designed and led large enterprise change and delivery functions. He spent a decade living in Canada, braving the cold and exploring life in the Great White North, before returning to Ireland in email@example.com
Having worked in Europe, North America, and Asia at senior levels for some of the world’s largest Financial Services Institutions, Neil has led operations teams of 700+ spanning multiple locations and delivered large ($30m+) strategic transformation programmes across business, operations, and technology. While he would not profess to be a cricketer of any standard, he did once bowl out Sachin Tendulka with the second ball of his first firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven leads advisory and transformation projects globally in Banking, Capital Markets, and Fintech. With 16+ years of enterprise and front line experience working throughout North America and Europe, Steven frames industry issues into client-specific points of view – forming actionable strategies and driving transformation. Specific expertise includes risk management, mergers and acquisitions, platform deployment, and operations management. Raised on a working farm in rural Texas, his affinity for honey was such that he studied and became an apiarist – with two working hives to produce honey for friends and email@example.com
With extensive experience in both Banking and Wealth & Asset Management, James has led large (200+ people) cross-functional teams to deliver complex business and technology transformation, and post-merger integrations. A data specialist, much of his recent work has focused on data strategy in Banking and Fintech – advising organisations on building customer lifetime journeys, underpinned by deep analytics and data decisioning. Away from his desk, James enjoys white collar boxing and has jumped into the ring in aid of Mind and Cancer Research UK.firstname.lastname@example.org
With 20+ years of Digital, Conventional, and Islamic Banking experience across Large and Challenger Retail Banks in India and the Middle East, Niranjan brings deep knowledge and expertise in strategic transformation, product development, governance and controls, and customer journey design / re-engineering. As Head of Retail Banking for a Middle Eastern Bank, he turned a perennial loss-making unit into a profitable contributor to the Bank’s bottom-line through aggressively refocusing energy on delighting the customer, and cutting legacy email@example.com
A Risk and Compliance specialist, Peter is a chartered accountant with extensive international consulting experience, working with Senior Executives and European Regulators (incl. ECB inspections of European Financial Institutions). Prior to joining Valentia, Peter formed part of the Management Team of a Series A Fintech, building AI-enabled risk models. Peter grew up in sunny Malta, spending his summers playing water polo…averaging 3 jellyfish stings per firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter has extensive experience designing and delivering operating model structures for Sovereign Funds, Pension Funds, and Asset Managers; and leading global engagements with the world’s largest Trust and Universal Banks to strengthen their Global Custody services to drive growth. He has led work designing mergers and joint ventures, including technology integration and operating model definition, in both Banking and Capital Markets – working across North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Away from the office, he spends his time skiing as many mountains and sailing as many oceans as possible to find some peace and quiet away from his 11 email@example.com
An accomplished Change Management, Regulatory, Payments and Data SME, Uma has worked in some of the major tier 1 banking institutions across Europe and the UK. She led and delivered a complex multi-year global regulatory programme spanning 40 countries affecting 23+ systems for a tier 1 global firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed has delivered Payments, Treasury, and Regulatory projects across the UK and Europe. A Certified Scrum Master and a Prince2 Practitioner, he is equally comfortable shaping and leading agile and waterfall deliveries on both the business and technology sides of transformation. A keen scuba diver, Ed has a professional qualification and experience of working at a dive centre in Honduras.email@example.com
With over 15 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry, Hayley has worked for several top tier banks in roles ranging from Derivatives Operations, Risk, Project, and Client Experience Management. She has an expanse of project delivery experience including process, tech, data, risk, and location strategy change. In her spare time, Hayley enjoys walks in the beautiful Chilterns with her firstname.lastname@example.org
An operating model specialist, Jethro leads front-to-back solution design and operating model transformation in Banking a Capital Markets. With a particular interest in green and sustainable Finance, Jethro also leads the firm's research in this space. He once got stuck in Iceland’s worst snowstorm in decades with nothing by homemade mojitos and crisps, while visiting the Golden Circle – what more could you need, if you’re not the email@example.com
Leading mission critical projects in Wealth & Asset Management, Banking, and Capital Markets, Viviana's experience includes leading global transformation programmes impacting 60+ countries, front-to-back re-platforming of businesses, and acquisition integration design. In her spare time, look for her out on long walks with her Beagle, Luna.firstname.lastname@example.org
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