Matt Lonsdale and Roshni Patel join consulting wing of Davies

26 April 2024 2 min. read
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Global professional services firm Davies has strengthened its UK team with two senior hires: Matt Lonsdale and Roshni Patel.

Matt Lonsdale brings many years of experience in financial services, holding senior positions at the likes of TMI, Arc, Pershing and most recently, Iress. He spent the first decade of his career as a wealth manager, carrying out various roles in stockbroking, financial planning, trading and operations, and has since focused on business development, strategy implementation and proposition.

“Over the last two decades, I’ve been driven by a passion for growing financial services organisations through an environment of constant change,” Lonsdale said.

Matt Lonsdale and Roshni Patel - Davies

At Consulting at Davies, Lonsdale has taken up the position of Director. “My new role at Davies is a natural fit as the consulting division grows – I’m excited to be part of the firm.”

Roshni Patel has joined Davies from Investment Software Group, where she worked for eleven years, most recently serving as Head of Programme Delivery and Operations. 

Patel has over 10 years of experience in project, programme and operations management across a wide range of clients, having focused on leading teams to build, configure, deliver and successfully embed technology solutions.

At Consulting at Davies, formerly known as Sionic, Patel has been appointed as Principal Consultant.

Commenting on her move, she said: “Implementing new technology solutions and migrating data from legacy arrangements is never just about the tooling itself. Success depends on engaging with business teams, resolving issues and influencing stakeholders. This is where my experience and passion lie, and this is where Consulting at Davies excels, so I’m very excited to have joined the team and look forward to taking my career forward at Davies.”

Part of Davies, a company with more than 6,500 professionals across 10 countries, Consulting at Davies is one of the leading management consultancies to clients in the financial services sector. The firm works for banks, asset and investment managers, financial markets infrastructure providers, insurers, and wealth managers.

On the appointments, Paul Sutton, Managing Partner at Davies, said: “We’re thrilled to have Roshni and Matt join our team. They bring significant expertise and skills, which will be valuable as we continue to evolve post-Sionic. While we continue to navigate the waters at this crucial time, growing our service offering is vital for our growth and the success of our clients.”