Simon Blissett

Head of FS Solutions & Innovation EMEAR
Financial Services Solutions & Innovation EMEAR

Simon has nearly 30 years experience in financial services across a range of organisations and functions. He is a multi-channel distribution and strategy expert with a strong record of commercial success in financial services and an outstanding track record of change programme leadership.

His previous roles include:

• Head of Distribution & Marketing for Bank of Ireland UK - leading the digital agenda for the UK Bank and its partnership with the Post Office.

• Programme Director for Association of British Credit Unions - leading a government funded project to set up a central services business for credit unions including IT strategy, marketing strategy, HR, organisational design etc.

• Head of Channel Development for Nationwide Building Society - leading the strategy and implementation for all channel development including contact centre, digital, ATMs, face to face and branch design.

His experience includes expertise in transforming customer experience and leveraging technology to deliver increased growth and profitability across distribution channels.

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