Investment management expert Clare Vincent-Silk joins Catalyst

Clare specialises in front office operations and systems, operational risk and regulation and consultancy services around the outsourcing of the dealing function.

Catalyst has announced the appointment of Clare Vincent-Silk as a partner within its asset and wealth management practice.  Clare is a recognised industry expert in investment management and her appointment follows closely on Catalyst’s acquisition of leading asset and wealth management consultants Knadel in February 2018.

Catalyst Partner Clare Vincent Silk

Clare Vincent Silk

Clare specialises in front office operations and systems, operational risk and regulation, including MiFID and most recently she has built a reputation for consultancy services around the outsourcing of the dealing function. Clare has built her career over more than 30 years in financial services, including recent roles as head of advisory for Pentagon and previously, managing director of Investit.

Catalyst CEO Andrew Middleton comments “I’m absolutely delighted to welcome someone of Clare’s outstanding calibre, track record and profile to Catalyst.  Our stated ambition is to become the leading independent consulting firm specialising exclusively in financial services. We are on a rapid growth trajectory and Clare’s appointment marks the latest in a number of strategic appointments and acquisitions we are making. Her experience of strategic business development, alongside her significant industry expertise and considerable range of client and  industry contacts across both buy and sell-side will be tremendous assets as we continue to accelerate our expansion across the sector.”

Clare Vincent-Silk comments “It’s very exciting to be joining Catalyst at a moment of such rapid growth.  I’ve always thrived in environments which demand business savviness, as well as industry expertise – and this combination is exactly what my new role requires.  Catalyst has previously focused on building expertise in clearing, risk, regulation, organisation and talent development for the sell-side. I’m therefore delighted to be joining now, at a time when I can really help develop a full-service offering across all aspects of our industry.”

Notes to Editors

Catalyst is on a rapid growth trajectory with the stated ambition of becoming the leading independent consulting firm specialising exclusively in financial services.

  • In June 2018, Catalyst announced the launch of its offshore team, Catalyst Jersey
  • In May 2018, Catalyst announced a record year and the opening of its new nearshore base in partnership with Invest Lithuania
  • In April 2018 Catalyst was named as a 2018 top 50 UK Best WorkplaceTM
  • In February 2018 Catalyst announced its acquisition of asset and wealth management specialists Knadel
  • In October 2017, Catalyst announced its investment partnership with Livingbridge PE

Previously, in April 2015 Catalyst was awarded the UK’s highest business accolade, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in recognition of its global impact, an award it holds for five years.

Contact

Clare Vincent-Silk is a regular media commentator, speaker/panellist and industry awards judge. If you would like to invite Clare to comment on a story or to participate in an event, please contact Sue Primmer.

Press coverage

Note: This news article was first published by Catalyst prior to the Sionic merger

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