International management consultancy Elixirr has welcomed Sam Subesinghe to its management team in London.
Appointed Partner, Sam Subesinghe brings over 25 years of financial services industry experience in the UK and US, all of which he acquired at KPMG.
Subesing joined the firm Big Four straight out of college in 1996 and has spent most of his career consulting in the financial services market, most recently serving as head of IT audit for financial services in the UK.
In this role, Subesinghe led a team of 200 technology specialists across eight offices and was responsible for growth, quality and innovation across the firm. He has led a portfolio of digital transformation, technology risk management, cyber, cloud and data projects, with a focus on FTSE 100 clients.
“I first met Sam in the 1990s and worked with him at KPMG’s IT audit and consulting firm. I always knew he would succeed and build a brilliant career in these fields. It certainly did,” said Stephen Newton, Founder and CEO of Elixirr.
“His expertise in financial services, transformation, risk and regulation, and insurance is an important driver of value for a wide range of our clients.”
“Most importantly, Sam is excellent at dealing with clients and is a model of one of our core values, getting involved on a personal level to create tangible change for our clients. I am extremely excited about the idea of having him by our side and continuing to develop our offer in the field of financial services.”
The financial services industry is one of Elixirr’s key verticals, the business works for leading financial services companies around the world, including HSBC, Absa Bank and Bank of America.
Commenting on his new challenge, Subesinghe said: “. I have known Stephen for many years and have always admired the unique entrepreneurial culture he fostered. This is an exciting new chapter for me in my career, and I look forward to helping take the financial services capability of Elixirr, and others, to the next level!
Founded in 2009, Elixirr is a listed management consultancy (turnover: £50m) with nine offices around the world.