Luminate Ventures Case Studies

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Interim Commercial Director

Intelligent Finance (IF) was the original ‘baby’ of the Halifax, designed to be the UK’s first TeleNet bank born in late 1999 with a relatively unique proposition ‘Offsetting’. The offering was a complex ‘five jars’ offering designed to off-set interest charges…

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Interim Intermediaries Director

Following the acquisition of Abbey in the UK by Santander, the Abbey for Intermediaries brand remained as the operation facing the Broker/IFA market. During the integration of the businesses, many functions and processes began to emerge as broken…

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Interim Digital/Channels Director

In late 2008 I entered into a programme director role with the cooperative financial services group. This was for an initial period of 6 months, which subsequently lasted for almost a year. The role was to focus specifically on the Digital aspects…

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Interim Programme Director

My brief centred around the Customer experience and the potentially ‘unknown’ liabilities on the balance sheet of a newly listed company for product liability. Sales of products and services had all moved to a Distribution only model…

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Group Marketing Director

Initial period was to deal with the impact of the impending regulatory changes from LAPSO and Jackson reforms. These had the potential to dramatically impact the then current business – perhaps fatally a new marketing led strategy was required…

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Premier Business Care

Initial engagement period was to look after the PremierLine marketing function and to develop a more direct and affiliate & aggregator strategy for SME business insurance. This was usurped immediately upon joining when ABSL made…