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Wayne Johnson | CEO & Co-founder
the Encompass executive team
Co-Founder and CEO
Wayne co-founded Encompass in Sydney and took the Encompass product to market there in 2012. Since then, as CEO he has led the international expansion of Encompass, including the launch in the UK in 2015 and Singapore in 2018, and recognition as one of the UK’s most influential RegTech firms.
Prior to Encompass, Wayne was co-founder and CEO of Software Associates, until the company’s successful exit to a Hong Kong listed Company.
Co-Founder & Global Financial Sales Director
Prior to Encompass, Roger founded Pacific Advantage Services, raised Capital from Europe for Asian distribution, and completed a trade sale to IM Invest.
Vice President, Product & Marketing
As Vice President of Product & Marketing, Alex oversees both teams from our APAC headquarters in Sydney. Previously, Alex was Marketing and Innovation Manager for the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership in Sydney and Hong Kong, and prior to that marketed software company The Distillery. She holds degrees in Japanese and Marketing, as well as Digital Marketing qualifications from ADMA and Product Marketing from UC Berkeley.
Vice President, Strategic Alliances
As Vice President for Strategic Alliances, Nick is responsible for leading the overall strategy and revenue growth from partners and distributors globally.
Nick joined Encompass at the end of 2017, bringing a wealth of business development and sales experience within the financial sector. Nick has a deep understanding of KYC and client onboarding, data and the adoption of new technology and services.
Prior to Encompass, Nick worked for a global information services provider within risk managed services and more specifically within KYC managed services. Prior to that, Nick gained a decade of sales and business development experience in various firms, both in the UK and South Africa.
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Sales & Customer Success
Vice President, Finance
As Vice President of Finance and Company Secretary, Stuart is responsible for leading the company’s global finance organisation. Stuart joined Encompass in 2016, initially based in Sydney, as the company expanded internationally. Stuart repatriated to London with Encompass in 2017.
Stuart has a varied background having held a number of financial, compliance and operational roles in professional service firms in London and Sydney. Prior to Encompass, Stuart established and lead the operations of a high growth business advisory start-up.
Stuart is an experienced Chartered Accountant (ACA) and holds a degree in Economics from the University of Sussex.
Executive Vice President, Engineering
Chris is responsible for leading the Company’s engineering effort globally, covering application and system development and support. He has worked for over 25 years in financial technology, starting as a developer and then an infrastructure engineer, before rapidly progressing through technical leadership and management roles. These were spearheading technical transformation and agility projects, providing significant RoI for companies through efficiency and consolidation, and growing revenue through technology.
Prior to Encompass, Chris worked at a growing online fiat and crypto brokerage – Libertex Group as Global Head of Delivery – which followed many years of working for companies such as FIS Global, BGC Partners, Lansdowne Partners, ABN AMRO, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, as well as consulting to start-ups and buy-side companies.
Roy is the Chairman of the Investment Board of AMB Capital Partners and of Condor Energy, and a Director of a number of other companies. He is an expert in M&A and private equity across global regions and industries. His former executive roles include MD and Asian Head of Deutsche Bank Capital Partners in Hong Kong, Managing Director and CEO of Gresham Private Equity, and CEO of Transfield Holdings.
Recognised by ComputerWeekly’s Most Influential Women in UK IT and the Women in Technology Awards, Daryn speaks on a range of topics in digital technology, business development and diversity. As an active startup mentor, Board member and angel investor, Daryn is skilled at building relationships to produce value and influence direction.
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