Meet some of our people

  • Shakir Ladak

    Shakir is the Chief Architect driving the development of the Alpha Insight practice and in particular the iControl platform to wider stakeholders. With over 28 years of experience spanning all areas of investment banking including trading, back office, risk management and finance, and all levels of technology and operations, Shakir is able to architect and deliver solutions tailored to customer needs. His extensive business and technology experience allows Shakir to combine a depth of technology with breath in business built on a career in investment banking.

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  • Ian Philips

    Ian is heading Business Development and taking iControl to the wider stakeholders in the global market, creating a consulting differentiator for the HCL customer base. With a corporate background formed at Deutsche Bank, Tideway Systems, Barclays Bank, CSC and ITNET, Ian has an extensive 18 years of experience in various disciplines of IT including application development, production management and program consulting. He is skilled in managing challenging clients while focusing on operational management.

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  • Richard Kemp

    Richard is a Product Architect for iControl and is leading the development of the product, including its evolution into a SAAS offering and longer-term integration within the DRYiCE platform. Richard brings 17 years of experience as a Senior Information Technology Application Development manager within Financial Services with extensive hands-on project experience of all phases in the product life cycle - from initiation, requirements analysis, systems architecture and design, software development and testing, client site implementation and training, through to delivery into operational support.

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  • Marlon Arthur

    Marlon is a Programme Manager and holds an Associate position. He has many years of experience in business and IT consulting -  both with PA Consulting and in running his own successful consulting firm - and has worked across multiple industries from Energy, Pharma, Government, and Financial Services. He specialises in complex programme delivery, and runs our regulatory programmes. In his spare time, his family and dog keep him busy with football, athletics and dog walking. 

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  • Paul Donnelly

    Paul is a process and functional consultant who is focused on working in the Payments sphere. Paul develops payments solutions that meet our clients needs – for long running clients and also as proof of concepts. He joined after graduating with a Masters in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford. 

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  • Paul Esson

    Paul is a Principle Consultant who brings a depth of both customer facing and back-office systems delivery and operational support experience across diverse industries including Corporate Finance, Brokerage, Travel & Tourism and Fine Wine! An experienced technology manager in both development and operations areas, Paul spends a fair portion of his spare time on one or other of his many bicycles.  

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  • Yogesh Arora

    Yogesh is a Senior Consultant and has many years of experience in Application development & production support management. He has extensive exposure to Credit Risk, Collateral, margin management and regulatory reporting within the financial markets. 

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  • Ammar Asaria

    Ammar is a Consultant with many years of experience working with designing and developing different technologies. At Alpha Insight he is working with the team to rethink the monitoring space and looking at how Splunk can contribute to the advancement and development of monitoring. He is currently working towards Splunk Consultant certification. 

  • Bipin Uprety

    Bipin is a Junior Technology Consultant who has been working on our Anti-Financial Crime and Financial Messaging Services projects. Bipin comes from an Engineering background, and is currently working towards a diploma in Business Analysis. 


Why work for AI?

We are a dynamic, fast moving company with big ideas and are looking for people to help make our vision happen. We don't believe in hierarchies and do believe in working as a team. Because we're small, you can make a real difference to our clients, and to us.

We are constantly seeking talented people, at all levels, with exceptional skills in the areas of business analysis, service assurance & monitoring technology and project management, especially if you have a background in the financial services industry.

If you're fed up of working in a large corporate structure and want to be more than a number, visit our recruitment profile on LinkedIn.

Alpha Insight LinkedIn Page

Contact Us

For new business enquiries we will put you in touch with one of our Directors who will take the time to understand your challenges and explain how Alpha Insight may be able to help.

HCL Technologies Limited
Axon Centre, Church Road,
Egham, Surrey, TW20 9QB