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PA Consulting welcomes Matt Whalley as a partner in financial services

24 May 2021


Matt Whalley joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in its financial services practice. Matt specialises in the intersection of architecture and digital delivery, bringing together PA’s broad range of complementary capabilities to help clients deliver complex digital transformation at scale.

Matt brings over 20 years’ experience in driving business value for clients using technology, primarily working with CTOs, CIOs and their teams to help shape their roadmaps and transition their business vision into robust, pragmatic technology solutions.

Matt first joined PA in 2006, where he carried out advisory and delivery Enterprise Architect and System Architect roles for a number of clients including energy and utility businesses, public sector organisations and early phase start-ups.

Matt returns to PA from BJSS, where he was Head of Client Services and led a portfolio of key clients in the equity release, banking, betting & gaming and retail markets, supporting them to deliver their business objectives.

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. 

Paul Heaviside, Head of Architecture at PA Consulting, said: “I'm delighted to welcome Matt back to PA. He brings a strong blend of architecture and digital engineering experience to the FS team and his arrival underlines our continuing commitment to help our clients deliver innovative, IT-enabled digital transformation".

Matt added: “I’m thrilled to be returning to PA at such an exciting time. I’m committed to our purpose of a positive human future in a technology driven world and look forward to bringing this to life. I’m already blown away by the calibre of the people I’m working with and I’m confident we’ll do some great work together.”

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