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Fintech platform Youtility appoints senior hires following funding round

  • Joiners include Rob Corradi, a BAFTA and Cannes winning designer
  • Follows £4.5 million investment from ICAP Founder Michael Spencer, Barclays Ventures and others

London, 31 March 2020 – Today Youtility announces it has made three new hires to strengthen its rapidly growing team.

Youtility is a fintech platform enabling retail banking customers to compare and seamlessly switch home finance providers from within mobile banking apps and online banking platforms.

The new hires include Rob Corradi who has joined as Youtility’s Head of Design. Corradi was previously Director of Design at TAB, the London based mobile agency and Kin + Carta Create Europe, the global digital transformation business. His past clients include Visa, RBS, Lloyds and Citi Bank. Corradi’s work has also received awards from BAFTA, D&AD, Cannes, Webbys and BIMA among others and he has been twice ranked in Campaign’s list of top digital Creative Directors.

Reannah Rodriques joins Youtility as Agile Delivery Manager. Prior to Youtility, Rodriques was a Scrum Master and Agile Coach at Morgan Stanley, Fidessa and Experian.

Vytas Ziurlis joins the Youtility team as a Senior Backend Developer. Ziurlis previously worked as a senior developer for Zopa, focussing on building and maintaining customer facing systems.

Göker Akçe joins as a Backend Developer. Akçe previously worked as a software developer for several companies in Turkey and most recently was a Project-Based Developer for SystemSoft.

The new joiners will be working from home during the coronavirus lockdown, along with all other employees.

Youtility has made the new hires following the completion of a £4.5 million funding round, led by City entrepreneur Michael Spencer and Barclays and including investment from Ascension Ventures’ Fair By Design Fund.

In addition to new hires, the funding will be used to continue development on a range of new product elements and evolving Youtility’s data and behavioural insight capabilities.

Will Kostoris and Charlie Quigley, co-founders of Youtility commented: “We’re thrilled we’ve been able to bring onboard such strong talent so soon after our investment round. Their knowledge and experience of working with some of the world’s largest financial services brands will be invaluable as the company grows, and the skills they bring will help to progress our mission of ending the consumer loyalty trap.”

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