As part of our continued drive to deliver superior services, we’re investing in recruitment and training. We’re delighted to announce some changes to our Client Management and Product Management teams, as well as a record number of employees working towards industry qualifications.

 Changes in our Client Management and Product Management

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Marcus McEvoy

As we evolve our organisational structure to reflect our business strategy and the needs of our clients, we have consolidated our Client Management and Business Development functions. With this in mind, we’re delighted to announce the appointment of Marcus McEvoy as Director of Client Management and Business Development for our UK and European Share Plans business.

Marcus has been a valued member of the Computershare leadership team for over four years, holding a number of other director level positions across business development and client management both in the United Kingdom and Europe.

With over 20 years’ experience in financial services, including various senior leadership roles within share plans for both Citigroup and Morgan Stanley, Marcus’s career experience also encompasses Treasury, Business Banking and Portfolio Management with Citi, Lloyds and Abbey National (now Santander).

Marcus holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of Barcelona, numerous industry qualifications and is a coordinator for the Global Equity Organisation’s Spain Chapter, and is a regular speaker at industry events and conferences.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CLIENT MANAGEMENT
James Robertson

We have recently added James Robertson as one of our Associate Directors of Client Management, based in our London office.

James is a well-known and respected member of the global share plan community and will bring significant experience to his new role. He has most recently held the position of Head of Client Management at Barclays Wealth Management, where he managed all client services as part of the partnership with Solium.

Previously, James held senior Compensation and Benefits roles at Nokia and Telefonica.

SENIOR CLIENT MANAGER
Jemma Kovacs

We have also recently appointed Jemma Kovacs as a Senior Client Manager, who will be based in London, and has 13 years’ experience in the share plans industry.

Jemma has joined us from Solium, where she recently was a senior member of the Relationship Management team. Jemma has obtained her ICSA certification and also holds a first class honours degree in Business Management. In addition, Jemma previously worked at HBOS in the employee share plan services team and also worked in-house at Rio Tinto.

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Mark Watts-Jones

Mark joins us from BNP Paribas Personal Finance and has many years’ experience across product, marketing and digital.

Mark has worked with some of the UK’s leading retail brands in turning customer, market and partner insights into highly distinctive, engaging solutions that work perfectly for customers and partners, driving customer satisfaction.

Mark will be heading up our Product Team as we continue to develop and deliver innovative solutions for both clients and participants.

​Record numbers of staff working towards professional qualification

 

We have been increasing our focus on training and development, with the goal of 100% of all client-facing staff having attained their ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators), CEP (Certified Equity Professional) or an equivalent share plans accreditation.

This year alone we have enrolled 26 UK and European staff in the ICSA ‘Certificate in Employee Share Plans’ and Certified Equity Professional (CEP) programmes, a vital part of our commitment to being the best in the industry.