Regtech firm expands advisory board
A technology firm providing automated compliance documents for financial advisers has made two appointments to its advisory board.
Australian regtech firm Asendium has appointed corporate lawyer Michael Dodge as legal adviser and technology executive John De Angelis as tech adviser on its advisory board.
Mr Dodge is an executive director at commercial and legal advisory firm Redcourt Partners. Prior to that, he was a corporate lawyer and partner at commercial law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler.
During his career, Mr Dodge has acted for a number of companies across a range of industries and now focuses on assisting companies to navigate the pathway to growth.
Commenting on his appointment to the advisory board, Mr Dodge said he was excited by the opportunity to work with Asendium.
“The shift to using technology to replace manual processes is inevitable. The Asendium team have deep industry experience that has led them to develop a solution that will revolutionise the way in which the financial planning industry meets its regulatory requirements,” Mr Dodge said.
Mr De Angelis was previously AMP director of technology and has 25 years of experience in developing, scaling and commercialising wealth technology platforms across ANZ, ING and AMP.
He has a keen focus in data security and international applicability. Having managed over 500 employees, Mr De Angelis will be bringing his expertise in strategic leadership for IT, future technologies and people capabilities over to Asendium as they scale across Australia and internationally.
“I’m extremely excited to join the advisory board of Asendium. The opportunity to provide financial planners a new-age platform that will ensure their every growing compliance obligation is delivered efficiently, and most importantly, with the quality it deserves,” Mr De Angelis said.
“The royal commission has created these necessary obligations, and technology advancements are at a point where automation through cloud services can deliver personalised and comprehensive advice, much more cost effectively, with better experiences for both planners and customers.”
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