People30th April 2021

ClearBank appoints Tom Harris as Chief Technology Officer

Tom Harris
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In his new and expanded role, Tom will be responsible for driving ClearBank’s technology innovation and leading the continued build of our market leading core technology platform. Tom’s expertise is critical for ClearBank’s continued success, enabling our partners to unlock their own potential in the markets in which they operate through world class technology. Tom will continue to report to Stuart Morley, ClearBank’s Chief Information Officer and will be a key member of the ClearBank Leadership Team.

Tom joined ClearBank in 2018 as a Software Developer and was promoted to Head of Engineering in May 2019. Over the past three years Tom has been instrumental in building the Bank’s technology department, scaling the team to over 120 engineers whilst also playing a critical role in shaping the overall growth of the firm.

Prior to joining ClearBank, Tom helped build Just Eat’s development organisation and was part of the team taking the business to IPO and then FTSE100. Tom was also the founder of BuildCircle, a successful software engineering consultancy that worked with Moonpig, the BBC and other companies in the fintech industry.

Nigel Walder, COO of ClearBank, commented:

“This appointment is reflective of the significant impact Tom has made to the business over the last three years. His knowledge and passion for technology has proven to be a real asset, which will be instrumental as we move into the next phase of ClearBank’s growth and evolution. Our people are at the heart of every success and milestone we have achieved at ClearBank so far. Tom’s appointment will not only help drive this going forward but also demonstrates our continued focus on developing and promoting talent from within the business.”

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