LEADERSHIP

Eric Werner


Executive Chairman

Eric began his career in Corporate Treasury and subsequently has worked in IT in Financial Services for over 30 years.

His experience centres around building teams in software development, sales, and client services, initially in large corporate environments and since 1994, when he led a buyout of Consort Securities Systems, as an entrepreneur. Consort grew to be one of the largest providers of software and services to the UK Wealth Management industry, before being sold in 2003 with a 10-fold return to investors.

Eric then joined forces with Gerard Kenny to set up and develop a business and IT consulting practice leveraging their knowledge and contacts in the Banking and Investment Management markets.


Gerard Kenny


Chief Executive Officer

Gerard began his career in Cash Management Operations at Bank of America where he spent 10 years in a variety of Operations and Change the Bank projects.

He held a number of senior Board Level roles at significant professional services companies before co-founding Simplex Consulting in 1997, the UK's first SWIFT bureau service. He sold the company in 2003 and joined forces with Eric Werner in 2005.

In 2009, Gerard and Eric co-founded Mansion House Consulting. Under their leadership, the company has grown to become one of the UK's fastest growing consulting companies over the last four years. Gerard is passionate about building true partnerships and in going the extra mile to support Mansion House Consulting clients on the journeys they take.


Keith Goodbody


Managing Director

Keith has over 30 years leadership and programme management experience gained exclusively within the Financial Services industry. He started his career as a programmer for Lloyds Bank before joining the Software Company IDS who were responsible for the development and initial implementations of the IBIS Banking product.

Keith then joined IBIS Ltd and worked in a number of roles, progressing to Director of Client services with responsibility for the implementation and support of the IBIS system for some 250 global Clients. He then held Director level positions at Sybase (UK), Sutherland Consulting and Altran Ltd., before joining Mansion House Consulting in 2010.


Mike Medley


Managing Director

Mike started his career at the Bank of England in the City of London. After undertaking a number of operational roles at other financial institutions within the City and becoming a senior programme manager with software vendor MPCT, he was instrumental in developing City consulting firm Simplex. An interim Programme Management role with Thompson Reuters was quickly followed by four years with Linedata where he was the Director of Operations and Service, leading and directing all client facing activities across all products within the alternative and institutional investment space for Northern Europe and Asia Pacific regions.

Joining Mansion House Consulting in 2011, Mike worked at a high profile international Tier 1 Financial Institution on both strategic business migration and regulatory / compliance reporting programmes in Amsterdam, Frankfurt and London.


Paul Robinson


Managing Director

Paul began his IT career at Morgan Grenfell in 1985 as a technical SME in Infra structure covering UNIX, Oracle as well as software development on Portfolio, Trading and Market Data platforms. When Deutsche Bank acquired Morgan Grenfell in the mid-1990s Paul moved into main stream management running multiple teams across infrastructure supporting the Asset Management business line.

From early 2000 onwards Paul progressed to senior director and focused on cost reduction initiatives across the enterprise. These included datacentre migrations, consolidations and virtualisation of thousands of assets producing multiple millions in savings as well as successfully managing high profile large scale bank wide global projects.


John Smith


Managing Director

John began his career in Consultancy with DP connect where his main focus was sourcing high level contractors with Trading Systems expertise. He then moved onto Spier Consulting as a Senior Consultant primarily recruiting for financial institutions and consultancies. His focus was around ITIL framework in areas such as Service Design, Service Transition and Service Operation, with particular attention on Capacity Management and Availability Management.

John was then head hunted to become Head of UK Business Development with Networker Projektberatung focusing on Deutsche Bank. He was very successful in this position for a number of years before being sourced to join Mansion House Consulting in 2013. John is currently Managing Director for Managed Services and Sales where he continues to develop and expand the company’s business levels, while maintaining an exceptional level of on-site support to his clients.


Neil Warren


Non Executive Director

Neil has spent his career in Transaction Banking having worked for both Citi and Deutsche Bank.

Neil has significant experience in cash management products and services including payment processing, systems implementation and electronic banking. Neil has also considerable experience in process re-engineering of working practices to gain efficiencies and therefore reduce operating costs.

Neil has also worked with top Banks to develop and implement global sales-to-service automated pipeline, tracking and workflow tools. His innate people management skills allow him to work closely with teams in the UK, Europe and the US on major implementations with great ease.


Leanne Norman


Chief Financial Officer

Leanne started her career at Barnes Roffe Chartered Accountants as an audit trainee. After quickly progressing she moved to providing accounting services and advice to a wide range of clients.

In 2002 Leanne moved to Rees Pollock, a city audit firm where she built up a department which she led in providing financial advice and accounting services to clients in various industries.

Leanne is a qualified FCCA accountant and brings with her over 18 years of financial and accounting experience.


Camilla Sood


Chief Operating Officer

Camilla started her legal career at Law Debenture Trust Corporation working as a corporate trustee focusing on capital markets and corporate finance based in both London and New York. Camilla then trained and qualified as a solicitor at leading French firm, Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP where she specialised in derivatives and banking law, spending time working in London and Hong Kong with an array of the Gide’s top institutional banking clients.

In 2012, Camilla spent a year working in the corporate M&A insurance market from a warranties and indemnity legal perspective, following which she joined Mansion House to develop our legal department.

Camilla is a practicing solicitor admitted to the roll of solicitors of England and Wales.


Martin James


Managing Director

Martin is a Managing Director with Operations and Change Management experience across Retail, Commercial, and Investment Banking. Martin’s career spanned over 25 years in Deutsche Bank, where he held several senior operational line management roles. During this time, he managed and implemented a series of major global change initiatives.

Martin possesses strong change capability and leadership qualities due to his experience on a variety of Programme Management roles across a number of large and complex initiatives. With his senior stakeholder management expertise and strategic thinking, he keeps a practical and grounded view on implementations and strategic programmes. Martin is delivery focused with a flexible and pragmatic approach, which enables delivery and ensures appropriate structure and governance. Martin was appointed to the MHC management board in 2016.


Stephen Milne


Managing Director

Stephen started out in IT as a software developer at Micromuse Inc, writing monitoring solutions. He moved into management at IBM, responsible for engineering and delivery of IBM Netcool Monitoring Integrations and key customer relationships. After a period at ITV television delivering a variety of technical programs, he spent 7 years at Deutsche Bank as Global Head of Monitoring, Batch and Capacity Management operations across the bank estate.

Stephen joined MHC in 2017 as a Managing Director. Having held roles in engineering, delivery, infrastructure and application operations, both as a supplier and customer, he has a deep understanding of the Monitoring and Operational transformation challenges faced across industry.


Jonathan Want


Chief Technology Officer

Jonathan joined MHC in 2009 as an Associate Director and subsequently got promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer in 2017. Jon is an experienced project manager and consultant in the financial services industry, particularly within the operations and IT sectors having worked on projects for both market practitioners and technology vendors within the wealth management, fund management and investment banking communities. His unique skill set enables him to operate effectively in both the operations and IT environments, or act as a bridge between the two.