Jeremy is digital native General Manager/MD and NED with a strong track record of innovation and driving change in challenging environments including startups, digital transformation, managing for high growth, global expansion, turnarounds, acquisition and integration both in the UK & globally. Jeremy’s key specialisms are in go-to-market / new market entry strategy, business model innovation including designing & building new value chains and ecosystems, product proposition development, P&L general management and business development.
Jeremy is renowned as one of the UK’s foremost creators and developers of large scale white label retail financial services businesses for leading consumer brands, having founded Telegraph Financial Services and co-founded John Lewis Finance and SunLife. All told, he has invented and launched 55 distinctive new-to-market product propositions in the UK and globally across Insurance (General and Life & Protection including InsurTech), Financial Services, Privacy, Security and Analytics, Currency Exchange, Payments, Media, Travel, Retail and Utilities. Jeremy’s current role is as the UK General Manager and Director of Strategic Partnerships globally for CurrencyFair.com, the world’s first P2P currency exchange platform, where he is using the opening arising from PSD2 to create the leading Open API and white label international money transfer proposition for both challenger banks and incumbents and so create a scale B2B2C business.
Jeremy is a regular speaker at European technology events and has appeared on radio, podcasts and in print as a leading industry commentator across the areas of Open Banking and APIs, Insurance, FinTech, InsurTech and White Labelling. Jeremy has recently been honoured as a Leadership Fellow of St. George’s House, Windsor Castle, has an MBA with distinction from London Business School and is an Advisory Board Member / NED of four companies including two FinTechs. He is a strong proponent of businesses that combine profit with purpose.