Bovill promotes top talent to head up payments practice

NEWS RELEASE: Financial regulation consultancy Bovill announces that Ben Arram has been promoted to head up its fast-growing payments practice. In his new role, he will be responsible for a team that supports numerous payment service providers and electronic money institutions through all stages of development and various regulatory regimes.

Bovill is promoting from within the company as it continues to develop top talent to drive further growth in the payments sector. Ben brings deep sector knowledge alongside a background in prudential regulation, risk management and operational resilience, as well as experience working for major global firms.

Ben joined Bovill as a prudential regulation Consultant in 2017, and since has worked with Bovill’s payments, e-money and capital markets clients as a Managing Consultant. He has over 15 years of experience working for global financial services firms, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, RBS and Lloyds Banking Group. He has held positions across risk, strategic capital management, regulatory reporting and regulatory finance, both in retail and wholesale banking.

Ben Arram, Payments Practice Lead, said:

“I am delighted to be taking on this exciting role and look forward to working with the team as we continue to develop our practice. We have a range of clients in this critical market, and I look forward to enhancing my relationships as Bovill continues to grow in this space.

“From innovative FinTechs to emerging digital payment solutions, this is an area of financial services that is constantly changing, and I’m excited to engage with clients to help them continue to grow and evolve too.”

Rebecca Thorpe, CEO at Bovill said:

“We are thrilled to offer Ben the role of Practice Lead for Payments. In his six years at Bovill, he has shown that he knows this industry and our clients incredibly well, and that he is perfectly placed to help the company grow. At Bovill, we are keen to recognise and develop top-talent to lead the further growth of our firm.”

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