A New Era of Consulting 

One of the greatest challenges facing our clients today is the ongoing question of how to successfully deliver change throughout the organisation whilst technology, compliance and the regulatory environments evolve at pace.

Our focus is the develop the next generation of highly skilled, flexible consultants to support organisations, reduce the cost of BAU Functions, Change and Transformation programmes.

Whether the drivers for your programme are regulatory, transformational or transactional in nature, we are able to provide you with the resources you require. Through our passion for hiring the brightest talent together with the continual investment in Vantage Point’s unique AdVantage Accelerator Programme, we ensure you receive the quality and value you expect.

Our unique model delivers continuous formal training, personal development and mentoring to create a driven, high calibre, highly skilled workforce that are empowered to add value to our clients from the outset. The AdVantage Academy produces consultants with an in depth understanding of practical issues central to Risk, Regulation & Remediation, Middle & Back Office Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office Trade Support and Collateral & Liquidity Management.

 

Our Locations

London

Head Office

Dublin

Branch Office

Birmingham

Branch Office

Edinburgh

Branch Office

Our values

  • Investing in people

    Our success is built upon investing in new talent and creating opportunities for future industry leaders. We believe that supporting young people and nurturing their skills is key to our success.

  • Quality

    We aim to deliver an exceptionally high quality of the work that exceeds the expectations of our clients. By doing so, we are able to demonstrate a level of unparalleled commitment to our clients.

  • Value

    We strive to deliver high quality work that is cost effective and benefits the client directly. This is the backbone of our delivery model; a quality service provided for our clients at a competitive price.

  • Commitment

    We want our employees and our clients to feel as if they are valued and know that they are vital to our success. As a company, we are committed to supporting our staff and customers.

Our team

Founded in The City of London by a strong team of equity partners, Vantage Point benefits from a wealth of collective industry experience.

CEO

Paul McGolpin

Has over 20 years international experience in the technology and business services sectors. He has successfully led several high growth firms across the globe as a Managing Director and brings a wealth of experience to Vantage Point. He holds a PhD in Business and Technology Strategy from Cranfield School of Management and has implemented great positive change since arriving at Vantage Point in late 2016.

Founder and non-Executive Director

Andrew Keegan

Andrew has over 15 years experience in Business Consulting and Professional Services. With a proven track record of success, innovation and significant experience in growing businesses in the UK and international markets, he has held Board Level and Senior Management roles with global consulting firms including Capita, Genpact Capital Markets and Rule Financial. Andy has a wealth of experience in providing services to the Investment Banking sector.

Managing Director and Founder

Stephen Conway

Prior to founding Vantage Point in August 2014, Stephen spent 15 years at Rule Financial and was instrumental in the growth of the group from start-up to its acquisition by GFT Technologies in 2014. Stephen has over 20 years of experience in delivering Technology and Business Consulting services to the Financial Services Industry and has managed relationships at the most senior levels of the industry within Capital Markets firms across the Globe.

Finance Director

Liz Warnes

Liz has over 30 years experience in finance, implementing transformative change within EMEA. Her wide knowledge and practical understanding of business environments in multiple countries allows for detailed commercial expertise, powerful consolidation, reconciliation skills and a hands-on approach when necessary. Liz is used to managing internal and external deadlines and motivating large multi disciplinary teams to meet time and budget targets.

Non-Exec Director

Lindsay Dibden

Lindsay spent a 23 year career in private equity investment latterly as a founder partner of HgCapital. Prior to retiring from the partnership in 2012, Lindsay served on the firm’s Investment Committee and Executive Committee. Lindsay acts as an advisor to Spring Ventures, GVQ Investment Management and Evoco, a Swiss private equity fund. Lindsay read Aeronautical Engineering at Imperial College, London, and is a Chartered Accountant. Lindsay joined the Board of Vantage Point in 2015.

Non-Exec Director

Marcus Rule

After graduating from Oxford University in 1988 Marcus worked for Merill Lynch as a Derivatives Trader before joining CapGemini in 1994. After growing their Investment Banking consulting practice, Marcus set-up Rule Financial in 1997. Employing over 900 staff, Rule Financial provided consulting services to 9 of the top 10 investment banks and was named in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 four times in its short history. Marcus was the CEO and latterly Executive Chairman of Rule Financial until its sale to GFT Technologies in 2014.

Sales Director

Kit Ahweyevu

Kit has over 10 years experience in Sales and Recruitment; delivering innovative solutions to a diverse client base across Financial Sector. Prior to Vantage Point, Kit worked as an Analytics consultant specialising in the assessment and evaluation of blue chip corporations and their HR analytics maturity models. At Vantage Point Kit is the Sales Director responsible for overseeing the expansion of Vantage Point’s customer base and strengthening client relationships.

Head of Talent Management

Julian Osei

Julian has over 13 years within Talent management & Talent Acquisition. He has a wealth of industry experience that include Investment Banking, Business Intelligence, Financial Consulting, Open Source technologies, Telecommunications and Media. With a degree from Greenwich in Business Studies, he brings a high level of strategic planning and charisma to the business that has changed the way we recruit the best consultants.

Partners

Hear from our clients

  • Vantage Point allowed us to reduce our dependency on traditional consulting firms. We now use Vantage Point Consultants for all of our Associate/ Analyst level project roles, significantly reducing our consultancy spend.

    Business Manager
    Top Tier Investment Bank
  • Vantage Point has an interesting approach. I have used, and continue to encourage the use of Vantage consultants across my business, with much success.

    Managing Director - Global Head of IB Change
    Top Tier Investment Bank
  • We use Vantage Point because their consultants are energetic and hard working. We are always looking for new ways to reduce costs and increase quality, and the people we’ve had from Vantage Point have hit the mark on both counts.

    COO - Global Banking and Markets
    Top Tier Investment Bank
  • I think you have a great concept at Vantage Point. All of our VP consultants are doing wonderfully well and the feedback we’ve had from the managers has been fantastic.

    Programme Manager - CIB
    Top Tier Investment Bank

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If you're looking for a partner to solve your skills gap in a way that saves you time and money, get in touch with Vantage Point today.

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