Pierre Legrand joins 11:FS as Partner

19 August 2021 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Financial services consultancy 11:FS has appointed Pierre Legrand as a Partner. Legrand joins the firm’s consulting and research wing, bringing more than two decades of business advisory and technology experience to the firm.

Founded in 2016, 11:FS has worked with the likes of NatWest’s Mettle business banking service, Standard Chartered, and other firms across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. After a difficult 2020, the firm has returned to its pre-pandemic goal of broadening its expertise and headcount – resulting in a number of senior hires this summer.

The latest of these sees seasoned financial and professional services expert Pierre Legrand join the firm. In his new role of Partner, he will be responsible for customer success across 11:FS’s global consulting work, and joins at a time when 11:FS’s consulting division has taken on projects ranging from reimagining financial ecosystems, to embedding finance to designing crypto offerings.

Pierre-Legrand, Partner, 11FS

“I'm excited about the opportunity to help change the fabric of financial services and to impact how our clients and their customers’ lives will change as a result of our work,” Legrand remarked. “This is an amazing opportunity to join a brand which is already having a huge impact on the fintech and financial services community, and has even more potential to scale.”

A digital banking and financial services transformation specialist, Legrand who has held various leadership roles in consulting and banking, as well as at various e-commerce start-ups in San Francisco. In his last role as Senior Vice President with Genpact, he worked with some of the largest retail, wealth and investment banking companies across the US, Europe and Australia supporting their digital transformation initiatives.

Prior to this, Legrand spent almost a decade with Big Four firm PwC – and as a Partner there he headed up its experience centre and technology consulting group aimed at banks across the Asia Pacific market. Before that, he also spent eight years at Barclays – latterly serving as Head of Infrastructure and Service Delivery for Western Europe.

Commenting on Legrand’s arrival, 11:FS CEO David Brear said, “Pierre coming onboard signifies the start of our push for global growth. We plan to have a major impact on the industry and grow 10x over the next six years. From the first time I met Pierre it was clear he had just the right experience and attitude to help us get there.”