Platform Securities - Board of Directors 


Nigel Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer 

Nigel is responsible for leading the Platform Securities business, having held several senior management roles since joining Platform Securities in 2007. A graduate in Law from Leeds University, Nigel has over 30 years' experience in all areas of operations management within stockbroking and wealth management. He has also had senior management roles with executive responsibility for business development,... 


Ian Welch

Finance and Business Services Director 

Ian joined Platform Securities in 2007. Ian has responsibility for corporate and operational finance, treasury and asset services and acts as CF10a. A physics graduate from the University of Wales, Ian is a member of the Association of Chartered Management Accountants. He has 16 years experience of the financial services industry, gained within the financial software sector and with FCA operational... 


Kim Woolley

Service Support Director 

Kim joined Platform Securities in May 2012 and leads its Service Support areas including client services and reporting as well as internal resourcing and development. With over 10 years in the Financial Services industry, Kim has experience in sales and operational roles. Prior to joining Platform Securities Kim worked for HomeServe, a leading insurance intermediary as their Implementation and Transformation... 


Ian Perrett

Head of Compliance and Risk 

Ian Perrett is the Head of Compliance and Risk for Platform Securities, and is a standing member of the board of directors. Ian has been with Platform Securities since 2007, and prior to this had held compliance roles at Hargreaves Lansdown and Charles Schwab UK. 

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Bruce Jennings


Bruce Jennings is the chairman of Platform Securities. He is also responsible for managing the overarching strategic business plan for FIS outside of the North American market. He has extensive knowledge of the financial services market, consultancy, outsourcing and business transformation. Prior to FIS he held a number of senior positions at National Australia Group Europe where he oversaw IT and... 


Jason Robinson

Non-Executive Director 

Jason Robinson is the Chief Risk Officer for Wealth and Retirement, Global Trading and Capco at FIS, and is a Non-Executive Director of Platform Securities. A graduate from Durham business school, Jason has an extensive financial services background including 7 years at Birmingham Midshires, where he covered a variety of roles culminating in his position as Savings Operations Director. Prior to this... 

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Robert Thacker

Non-Executive Director 

Rob Thacker joined Platform Securities LLP in March 2016 as Non-Executive Director and Member of the Board Risk Committee. As a Non-Executive Director Rob assists in overseeing the governance arrangements to ensure the business is effectively managed and operating within acceptable business, market and regulatory guidelines. Rob has a strong background in financial services and risk management with... 

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Antony Elliot OBE

Independent Non-Executive Director 

Antony Elliott OBE joined the Board of Platform Securities in 2014. A career working in financial services has included a 10 year period as Chief Risk Officer of a large UK retail bank and a significant period as Head of Financial Risk for a large quoted hedge fund. In 2008, he founded the Fairbanking Foundation, a charity dedicated to encouraging financial institutions to offer products that help... 

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Les Cantlay

Non-Executive Director 

Les Cantlay joined Platform Securities LLP in August 2016 as a Non-Executive Director. Les brings with him forty years of experience as a consultant in Financial Services delivering projects throughout the world. Les has unique experience embracing both first and second line interventions across Asset Management and Banking; first line in developing financial services distribution, and second line...