Press release

PA Consulting welcomes Jamilia Parry as a partner in Financial Services

07 September 2021


Jamilia Parry joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in its Financial Services practice to further expand PA’s Innovation and Digital capability. Jamilia will be responsible for leading and developing PA’s Regulatory, Risk and Financial Crime Innovation and Digital Transformation solutions. She will focus on deploying PA’s end-to-end capabilities in innovation, data science, digital and regulation to help clients resolve complex challenges. Jamilia will also help to expand PA’s key account offering with a particular focus on its digital transformation footprint in the UK and globally.

Jamilia brings over 15 years’ experience working in the global financial services sector, specialising in large scale digital and regulatory transformation programmes. She has extensive C-level client management experience in both business acquisition and complex transformation delivery, and in dealing with EMEA, UK and US regulators.

Prior to joining PA, Jamilia was a partner at FTI Consulting LLP, where she led the company’s EMEA Digital Risk and Compliance practice. During her time there, Jamilia oversaw numerous regulatory investigations and acted as expert witness on complex regulatory matters. She has acted as trusted strategic adviser to key clients through designing and delivering complex remediation and transformation programmes for regulatory and business issues, creating operational efficiencies and integrating innovative technologies.

PA’s Financial Services experts combine deep knowledge of banking, insurance, pensions, private equity and asset management with expertise in strategy, technology, digital and innovation to help clients adapt, transform and succeed. Our experts help global banks and insurance companies to adopt organisational agility at scale and transform their digital experiences. Recent client work includes helping HSBC digitise its organisation from the ground up by developing core products and services to create seamless customer and staff experiences, helping Ageas to become more data-driven, Aegon to transform and take more agile approaches, and ING to become leaders in platform innovation. 

Gavin Neilson, Head of Financial Services at PA Consulting, said: “I’m delighted that Jamilia is joining our growing financial services practice at such an exciting time for the firm. Her extensive experience and insight in innovation and digital will be a huge asset in delivering value and supporting PA’s clients with their digital transformation.”

Jamilia added: “I am excited to be joining PA as the financial services market needs unprecedented levels of expert-led digital transformation capability to respond to the rapidly changing global market and regulatory demands. PA’s culture, reputation and scale puts it in a strong position to deliver value for clients on their digital transformation journeys. PA’s strong track record of solving clients’ most difficult challenges through innovation is a testament to the depth of its expertise and its people. I am excited to bring my own skills and experience to help drive further value for the business and PA’s clients.”

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