Provenir (UK) Ltd., the credit and loan origination specialist, is pleased to announce Paul Thomas as Managing Director for Provenir’s operations outside of North America.
Based in London, he will be responsible for growing Provenir’s business internationally. Paul has a strong track record in financial services with previous experience, including senior roles at payment service provider, Earthport and financial technology vendor, Fiserv.
“This is an exciting time for Provenir as we grow our business internationally, providing banks and other providers with a single integrated platform to manage their entire customer on boarding lifecycle,” said Lawrence Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Provenir. “As a world-class professional with proven credentials in growing successful financial technology businesses, Paul will be a great asset as we continue to expand in the EMEA region and beyond.”
“I’m excited to be joining Provenir at a time when the lending landscape is changing so dramatically. I see many parallels with the payments industry, with new entrants coming in to the market and disrupting the status quo,” said Paul Thomas, Managing Director, Provenir International. “The dynamic landscape presents tremendous opportunities for Provenir given our capabilities in providing a ready-built loan origination and customer on boarding solutions with great configuration capabilities. This approach is unique and allows our customers to easily customise processes according to their specific requirements and changing market needs.”
Paul has extensive experience in financial technology. Prior to joining Provenir he held the title of Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Director at Earthport and Managing Director of International Operations for Fiserv’s investment services business. In his early career, Paul started a bond-trading software company called Iceberg, which was subsequently acquired by ADP Wilco. Paul has also worked in sales for Bloomberg and SunGard.