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Simon Holland

Simon Holland
Chief Product Officer
Wealthify

Simon Holland

A cross border eCommerce, Fintech and Banking specialist, with proven business acumen and an entrepreneurial approach. I have a diverse range of skills and international experience across financial services building and managing high performance products and teams.
Product Management: Leadership and operation of a startup financial technology platform. Management and design of transactional FX, international payments, currency, liquidity and working capital products. Driving organic growth through product development and supporting sales and relationship teams. Global market analysis and product positioning against competitor propositions.
Strategy Development: Designing and executing go-to-market strategies for eCommerce and Fintech Clients. Lead strategy development at 3 global financial institutions delivering cross border payment and integrated FX propositions, achieving buy in at C suite level and winning over £30M funding for multi-year development strategies.
Industry Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of emerging technologies including development of distributed ledgers, identity and authentication technology combined with merchant acquiring processes, payments industry standards (SWIFT, SEPA, and PSD) International ACH, Global Digital payments and transactional FX in both developed and emerging markets.
Sales & Relationship Management: Proven sales relationship management at C-Suite level with major eCommerce, Merchant Acquiring and Fintech Clients, supported startup development through TechStars Barclays Accelerator. Successfully manage internal and external business relations based on trust, transparency and delivery.
Business Analysis & Project Management: Managing business requirements to delivery – experience in business process re-engineering, systems analysis, design and integration.