Delio, the UK FintechThe announcement by the digitises private market strategies of wealth managers, banks and other financial institutions, is made by the FormationIt was the first. Advisory BoardAs the company begins the next phase of its global expansion.
The new Advisory BoardInternationally recognized leaders will be selected from a wide range of specialties and professional backgrounds, including marketing, impact investing and technology. The Advisory BoardMembers will be able to work closely with Delio’s leadership team to offer strategic help and advice that supports the Fintech’s ambitious international expansion. Within weeks, the announcement was made. Delio’s latest growth funding round which saw Octopus Ventures invest $8.3m in the Cardiff-based firm.
Kevin Smith, Former Senior Partnerat KPMGLondon: He has been elected chairman of the Advisory Board. Smith will oversee their contribution to the strategic plan. Delio’s growth plans and harness the members’ wealth of experience gained at top tier organisations including UBS, Société Générale, Cisco, Nokia and Adecco.
Smith was not the only founding member of Delio’s Advisory Board include:
Didier Valet, a Former Senior executive at Société Générale with more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry;
Manuela Andaloro (a strategy, branding, and marketing specialist) has held SeniorUBS, Financial News, Nielsen:
Paivi Rekonen is a serialist BoardDirector with broad expertise in strategy and digital transformation
Pooja Hamilton, chief partnerships officer at Apolitical. PartnerConduit Connect, an investment platform for impact investors.
Gareth Lewis, cofounder and chief executive Delio“: “The FormationCheck out our Advisory BoardAnother important step forward is Delio’s growth journey and I’m delighted that we have been able to attract such a diverse and inspirational group of business leaders. Their collective decades of experience will prove invaluable to me. Delio continues to expand our operations on a global scale.”
Kevin Smith, chairman Delio’s Advisory Board, said: “Delio’s rapid growth has clearly demonstrated that financial institutions of all sizes see real value in their unique combination of private markets technology and expertise. It is clear that Delio already enjoys exceptionally strong client relationships with some of the world’s most respected financial institutions is also a testimony to their growing reputation as a private markets partner of course. It is an honor and excitement to be able support Gareth’s team in their next phase of the journey. Delio’s development.”