The banking and capital markets industry have encountered numerous new challenges in recent years, in addition to the usual suspects.
The familiar spectre of regulatory reform and enhanced reporting conditions coupled with a low interest rate environment and more stringent capital requirements were all putting pressure on achieving growth, even before COVID-19 presented itself.
In addition, the rapid growth in digitisation and implementation of new technologies brings new challenges to the sector in not only being able to keep abreast of these changes but ensuring that they are implemented in a coordinated way that maximises benefits to both the bank and its customer.
Whilst the economic consequences of the pandemic are not comparable to the Global Financial Crisis, they are still notable and have required a seismic and transformative response in order to serve their customers and clients and help keep economies moving.
All this had proved beyond doubt that in today’s constantly evolving landscape, the need for a sophisticated and strategic response has never been greater.
From challenger banks and niche operators through to some of the world’s largest global players, our dedicated specialist team possess a wealth of experience.
Our technical expertise is informed by a deep-rooted understanding of industry trends and the accompanying challenges within the ever-evolving environment in which our clients operate.
In addition, we believe our role is to help bring trust and integrity to the banks and capital market organisations, enabling them to grow dynamically and sustainably.
The nature of our work varies greatly, from helping institutions gain regular assurance over processes and controls, to providing advisory services and working in tandem with organisations helping them to implement new and upcoming regulations.
James joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in December 2018 as Director & UK Head of Business Development for MHA Macintyre Hudson in the UK. His role includes driving lead generation, relationship building and new revenue creation across Audit, Tax & Advisory services Nationally & Internationally.
James works with all the service and sector lines with their go to market strategy’s but he has a specific focus on;
Shakeel Aslam joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson during the second half of 2021, and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant as well as a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute with more than 25 years of Financial Services experience in the areas of governance, risk, compliance, internal audit and controls across banking, brokerage, wealth management and payment institutions.
He has previously worked with KPMG, Merrill Lynch and Grant Thornton and worked extensively on many international projects in the Middle East and South East Asia within Banking and Capital Markets.Get in touch with Shakeel Aslam
Chris joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson from a large mid-tier firm where he spent the previous 20 years since graduation from university managing a range of internal audit clients across the Not for Profit and Charity sectors.
Chris has over fifteen years of experience operating at a senior management level in supporting his client to ensure they have in place an effective governance, risk management and compliance framework and supporting a number of them through a period of uncertainty and change. Chris is a strong advocate for the innovative use of Internal Audit to provide assurance over the effectiveness of their control environment.
Chris is an ACCA Fellow and has dedicated his career to Internal Audit since graduating in Economics from the University of York.Get in touch with Chris Rising
Rakesh is the Managing Partner and Group Chairman of MHA MacIntyre Hudson and MHA, as well as Chairman of the firm’s London Head Office and the Southern Region. In addition to his governance role, much of his time is devoted to business advisory work with a diverse portfolio of clients.
He is head of the firm’s Financial Services and lead Partner of Baker Tilly’s global financial sector team. Rakesh also leads on the firms work in the Natural Resources arena and with Listed Companies and Public Interest Entities.
Rakesh is the Reporting and Relationship Partner for two listed companies, a number of other Public Interest Entities, seven UK banks and the European arm of one of the largest banks in the world.
As a senior director of Baker Tilly International, Rakesh is proactively leading collaborative working between Baker Tilly International global offices.
Rakesh is a non-executive director of a listed Real Estate Investment Trust and Chairman of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee. Until recently he was also Chairman of the Risk and Audit Committee of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
His all-round experience helps Rakesh advise clients from a wide perspective such as
A team who fully understood our business, our objectives and ultimately a team who we felt we could trust and enjoy working with. Excellent advice throughout the negotiations. Would not hesitate to recommend them. Neil Hollingworth - SRBE Holdings Limited
The whole team are exceedingly knowledgeable and the main benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is the reassurance I feel that our business is in safe hands. Hayley Wilson - Fenmarc