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Al Southall

Chief Technology Officer

Al’s career spans both major retail and investment banking organisations in the UK, USA and the Czech Republic where he set up a complete greenfield Bank. Prior to Bank North he has launched 5 Banking Operations primarily in the retail challenger sector holding both CIO and COO responsibilities covering a wide range of Saving and Loan products in growth businesses. Most recently he worked closely with the regulatory authorities through the authorisation and launch of Masthaven Bank and Castle Trust Bank.

Al is passionate about customer experience and shaping of products that are tailored around individual customer needs. He has deep experience of building and scaling startup banks to ensure they are resilient, scalable and secure with technology that benefits customers and colleagues alike.

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