Paul is a proven leader of business, people and in managing high profile regulatory issues. Paul was previously Compliance Director at one of the UK’s leading high street banks and has worked in leadership roles within consultancy organisations.
He also spent 7 years in Supervision at the UK’s financial services regulator. Paul has a thorough understanding of the regulatory environment and the key issues on the agenda of Boards.
Outside of work, Paul provides a taxi service for his two girls, loves food and drink and to keep the weight off enjoys participating in sports - particularly golf and triathlons.
Matthew specialises in regulatory risk and conduct regulation, having worked as a supervisor at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and within two of the ‘big four’ professional services firms.
Most recently, he was the Advisory Director at Huntswood and acted as the firms Skilled Person.
Matthew is a Fellow of the International Compliance Association (ICA) and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).
Outside of work, Matthew enjoys racquet sports, skiing and is a keen follower of Formula 1. He is also learning to play golf after several false starts.
Zein is an experienced commercial and operations executive with a fifteen-year track record of growing and building organisations in the financial services industry.
Zein has held leadership roles within some of the UK’s leading consultancy and training providers and has worked globally delivering tailored regulatory learning programmes for many of the world’s best-known blue-chip organisations.
Outside of work Zein has a young family. He enjoys keeping fit and can often be found cycling through Richmond park on a Saturday morning.
He is also an avid Leeds United fan, and follows most sports particularly football, rugby and cricket.
Client Relationships Director
Sean works closely with firms across the financial services sector to understand their goals to provide tailored solutions. Sean supports clients by working to drive mutual value and provide insight into peer and industry best practice across both regulatory and operational issues.
Sean has over 15 years financial services experience and has previously worked as an Account Director at Huntswood, supporting firms primarily within the Consumer Credit sector.
Outside of work, Sean has two young children who keep him on his toes. He enjoys golf, tennis, squash, and football.
Simon is the Advisory Director at Square 4 and supports firms across financial services with regulatory change; risk management; governance and controls design and implementation; strategy, policy and process development.
Simon has a wealth of experience leading advisory teams across all financial services verticals and has led and implemented various significant regulatory change projects.
Outside of work, Simon enjoys spending his time in Devon with his significant other and travelling, when time allows.
Jon is an experienced Operations Manager within the regulated Financial Services industry, a notable focus of which has been on specialist resourcing and outsourcing solutions.
Jon excels at relationship building to ensure a really positive client and contractor experience and help drive better customer outcomes.
Outside of work, Jon is a keen runner, having run 9 half marathons and over 100 parkruns. He enjoys all racquet sports and Captains his local Table-Tennis team.
Brand and Talent Manager
Lucy is the Brand and Talent Manager at Square 4 Partners, supporting us in both Marketing and Human Resources.
Lucy has a background working in the financial services sector, previously working within a leading insurance firm. Prior to this, Lucy graduated with a BSc degree in Psychology from the University of Nottingham. She is studying towards her formal CIPD qualification.
Outside of work, Lucy enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.
Darren has extensive regulatory experience in retail financial services and his background combines ‘Big 4’ consultancies with retail banking, consumer lending, general insurance, and mortgage sector experience.
As Advisory Director, Darren focuses on leading compliance, conduct risk and assurance-related engagements including complex regulatory change programmes such as the new Consumer Duty.
Outside of work, Darren enjoys walking, cycling, and going to the gym.
Natasha is the Executive Assistant at Square 4 Partners, supporting us with Business Development and Diary / Operational Management.
Natasha has a background working in the financial services sector, previously working within a Consultancy Firm and also working for a Tier 1 Bank on a large remediation project.
Outside of work, Natasha enjoys spending time with her family and socialising with friends.
Operations and Remediation Director
Tom has worked in Financial Services for the past 22 years and has a proven track record of leading large-scale and omnichannel Remediation programmes, as well as front-line Operations including deploying the latest technologies such as speech analytics in regulated environments.
Tom will work closely with clients to ensure their Operations and Remediation programmes are fit for customer, regulatory and commercial purposes.
Outside of work, Tom is married with two children, and has a passion for travel and sports – particularly snowboarding and mountain biking.