Our People

The Board & Management

Chris Burke

Chris Burke

Chief Executive Officer

Chris is founder and chief executive, responsible for overall management and leadership globally. He has more than twenty years’ experience delivering change and transformation.
Richard Burrell

Richard Burrell

Non-Executive Chairman

As non-executive chairman, Richard’s role is to provide strategic financial advice to Brickendon’s board and leadership team with the aim of growing the company.
Hugh Whelan

Hugh Whelan

Non-Executive Director

With nearly 20 years’ experience working in the financial services sector, Hugh’s role is to provide strategic advice to Brickendon’s senior management team.
Lauren Wells

Lauren Wells

Company Secretary

Lauren is our company secretary, as well as experienced accountant and office manager, with day-to-day responsibility for the running of Brickendon’s head office.
Nathan Snyder

Nathan Snyder

Partner

Nathan is head of the US region with over 15 years’ experience delivering projects and change portfolio governance. He is responsible for the Data, Risk & Regulatory, and Quality & Testing practices.
Chris Beer

Chris Beer

Partner

Chris leads our Strategy and Digital consulting practices. He has worked in Financial Services for 25 years and has a proven track record of delivering strategic and transformational change.
Lee Pittaway

Lee Pittaway

Partner

Lee is responsible for our sales strategy and Client Relationship Management. He also heads up Brickendon’s recruitment team, focussing on direct sourcing, brand awareness, vendor management and talent acquisition.
John Rowson

John Rowson

Commercial & Operations Director

John is an accomplished, resourceful and results-driven executive with more than 20 years’ experience in senior finance, commercial and operation roles.
Amanda Bunney

Amanda Bunney

Marketing and Communications Manager

Amanda leads Brickendon’s marketing and communications team. With more than 10 years’ experience working in the sector, she is responsible for driving and implementing the marketing strategy, managing the firms PR campaigns and increasing awareness of the Brickendon brand.
Harpreet Singh

Harpreet Singh

Executive Director

Harpreet is a highly-experienced financial consultant, specialising in regulatory data issues and advising banks how best to implement regulatory and risk projects across their global operations.
Nikit Kothari

Nikit Kothari

Executive Director

With more than 12 years’ experience in financial services across product development and IT transformational change, Nikit has a proven track record of managing large teams to deliver complex front-to-back initiatives. He heads up our strategy practice in North America.
Richard Cryer

Richard Cryer

Executive Director

Richard is a highly-experienced regulatory financial consultant, specialising in compliance and advising banks how best to implement regulatory and risk projects across their global operations.

The Senior Team

Iya Datikashvili

Iya Datikashvili

Director

Iya specialises in optimising organisational productivity. Based out of the US, she has more than 15 years’ experience directing quality assurance and test management services.
Bala Ethirajalu

Bala Ethirajalu

Director

A highly-skilled, innovative and passionate testing director, Bala is a leader within our Quality & Testing practice. He has many years’ experience in offshore and onsite test management and, automation.
Cagri Onur

Cagri Onur

Director

Cagri is a highly-experienced financial consultant specialising in disruptive technologies. He has substantial experience of running change programmes in a range of asset classes and functions.
Andrew Lawson

Andrew Lawson

Director

Andrew is a senior member of our Data practice. Based in the US, he has more than 20 years’ experience in leading regulatory implementation projects and operational process improvement programmes.
Alan Vear

Alan Vear

Director

A  senior member of our Risk practice, Alan is a leading change exponent, delivering high-value business and technology programmes safely and transparently.
Srirupa Chaudhuri

Srirupa Chaudhuri

Principal Consultant

Srirupa is a highly experienced member of Brickendon’s Quality practice. Based in our New York office, she has extensive knowledge of specialised testing services, tools and technologies.
James Li

James Li

Principal Consultant

James has over 10 years experience in the financial services sector, specialising in solutions design, business analysis and regulatory trade reporting.
Aditya Oak

Aditya Oak

Principal Consultant

Aditya is a highly-experienced risk management consultant. He specialises in designing and delivering global credit and market risk solutions, including RWAs, VAR and profitability for businesses.
Bryan Adare

Bryan Adare

Principal Consultant

Bryan is a highly-experienced principal consultant, with more than 10 year’s experience working on technology and data change programmes.
Evangelos Tzimopoulos

Evangelos Tzimopoulos

Managing Consultant

Angelo is a highly-experienced technical management consultant, specialising in leveraging technology resources to deliver high quality and timely work.
Richard Warren

Richard Warren

Senior Manager

Richard has over 10 years experience in Investment Banking across Europe. He is focused on change projects involving process re-engineering, IT implementation & trading system design.
Ursula Line

Ursula Line

Client Relationship Manager

Ursula has 15 years’ experience working within the financial services sector, specialising in building relationships with key clients.
Fifi Ahmed

Fifi Ahmed

Client Relationship Manager

After almost 10 year’s working in financial sector recruitment, Fifi has excellent communication and negotiating skills and is focused on growing Brickendon’s business.
Michelle Head

Michelle Head

Client Relationship Manager

With more than 20 years’ experience working within technology and transformation consultancies, Michelle is focused on building relationships to grow Brickendon’s business.
Jack Lockerbie

Jack Lockerbie

Business Development Manager

Based in New York and focused on our North American operations, Jack is using his signifcant experience in the financial services sector to help Brickendon expand in the region.

Dean Shepherd

Dean Shepherd

Business Development Manager

With more than 14 years’ experience in sales, Dean has an extensive network across leading technology and financial services clients.
Oliver King

Oliver King

Business Development Manager

Having worked in the industry for over a decade, Oliver is passionate about developing client relationships and seeking opportunities to introduce Brickendon’s offerings to the broader market.
Diran Chakelian

Diran Chakelian

Business Development Manager

With many years’ experience working within the financial services sector, Diran is focused on winning new business to help grow the Brickendon brand globally.
Pierre Velinor

Pierre Velinor

Head of Engagement

Pierre heads up Brickendon’s engagement function, overseeing the teams in London and New York as they seek out excellent people to join the company.
Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith

Engagement Consultant

Charlotte is responsible for the sourcing and on-boarding of consultants for the strategic growth of Brickendon. If you want to discuss up-coming opportunities and joining us, please contact Charlotte.
Alexandra Perry

Alexandra Perry

Engagement Consultant

Alexandra is responsible for the sourcing and on-boarding of consultants for the strategic growth of Brickendon. If you want to discuss up-coming opportunities and joining us, contact Alexandra.
Sam Chamberlain

Sam Chamberlain

Engagement Consultant

Sam is responsible for the sourcing and on-boarding of consultants for the strategic growth of Brickendon. If you want to discuss up-coming opportunities and joining us, contact Sam.

Harrison Chamberlain

Harrison Chamberlain

Engagement Consultant

Harrison is responsible for the sourcing and on-boarding of consultants for the strategic growth of Brickendon. If you want to discuss up-coming opportunities and joining us, contact Harrison.

Claire Shoesmith

Claire Shoesmith

Writer, Research Consultant

Claire is a highly-skilled and experienced writer, specialising in the financial sector. She is responsible for Brickendon’s Knowledge leadership function.

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