Encompass appoints renowned KYC experts

Scotland based fintech Encompass Corporation announced the appointment of senior industry experts to help banks get the benefits of automation initiatives.

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation. Companies have been eager to reduce onboarding costs and improve customer experience but still need help to build the foundations to achieve this goal.

The newly appointed Transformation Directors will offer practical support and advice that allows Encompass' customers to drive change and impactful adoption of KYC automation within their organisations.

The new team  includes former Barclays senior executive Howard Wimpory who led major global projects, served as a Managing Director within the bank, leading the Group Financial Crime function. He also authored a new whitepaper for Encompass, titled Embracing KYC Transformation’.

Also joining the team, Jo Scanlan, a recognised leader with experience in leading banks Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Macquarie Bank, Westpac and ANZ. She has led global middle office and operations, overseeing a range of areas, including front office and client support, client onboarding, and regulatory compliance and reporting.

Finally, Darren Marion, also joins the team, bringing his experience acquired within several high-profile investment banks, such as UBS, Deutsche Bank, and Citigroup.

Nicola Pickering, VP, Customer Success and Delivery, Encompass, said:

“We are passionate about ensuring that the benefits of investing in our KYC automation are realised by our customers. This requires building partnerships and transformation strategies that encompass people, process, and technology. It has been great to hear directly from customers how valuable our team’s direction and thought leadership has been in navigating KYC transformational change.”