Neyber Hires Monique Pettigrew as General Counsel
- People Moves
- 04.04.2017 12:00 pm
Specialist Finance Lawyer Joins Leading Financial Employee Benefits Provider
Neyber, the sector leading fintech financial wellbeing provider, today announces the appointment of Monique Pettigrew to the newly created role of General Counsel (Photo attached).
Monique has over 10 years of experience in the legal sector and has worked for leading international banks and law firms including J.P.Morgan and White & Case LLP. She is qualified in three jurisdictions (England & Wales, New York and Ontario, Canada) and has practised in a broad range of legal areas including finance, debt capital markets, pensions and litigation. She will join Neyber’s senior management team and advise on all legal aspects of the company’s activities.
Neyber CEO Martin Ijaha said: “Neyber will greatly benefit from Monique’s expertise and understanding of the legal and financial services sectors. She joins Neyber at a key point in its development and will underpin our growth strategy with an expert focus on legal and risk management. Our senior management team will be enhanced by Monique’s arrival and we all look forward to the contribution that she will be bring to the company’s development over the coming months.”
Monique Pettigrew said: “I’m delighted to be joining Neyber. I believe that it will irrevocably change the UK’s consumer finance landscape as a result of its revolutionary approach to financial well-being. This is born out of a business model that focuses on delivering fair finance to the UK’s 30 million-strong working population. This means that Neyber can deliver loans at lower rates of interest, countering the punitive credit costs faced by families across the UK, and boost financial inclusion.”
Neyber was founded by former Goldman Sachs investment bankers Martin ljaha and Monica Kalia along with financial technology expert Ezechi Britton. The founders joined together to deliver a genuine alternative to the solutions offered by financial service providers whose high borrowing rates and low returns on savings have helped to create an unprecedented era of financial stress.