Legerity is delighted to welcome its new Chief Operating Officer Stuart Eden to the team.
Stuart is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in executive roles at global financial services firms. Over this period Stuart has managed large and complex teams while delivering significant technology and organisational change programs
Stuart has an extensive history in the banking and finance industry. He spent over 20 years at Credit Suisse where he performed senior roles in Front Office Equities, Finance and Risk. He was the Global Equities COO where he supported global heads in all planning, operational and administrative matters. He then ran Equities Product Control, before moving to run European Product Control. Following these roles, Stuart ran several finance change functions and helped establish a firm-wide integrated Risk and Finance function.
Recently Stuart has been working with PWC to assist a global client on a major finance and accounting change program including the implementation of a new accounting rules engine and sub-ledger.
Now COO at Legerity, Stuart will be using his substantial industry experience to support Legerity’s projects across the insurance and financial services sectors with a focus on finance transformation and IFRS17.
Outside work Stuart is a keen cyclist and has participated in many of Europe’s toughest cycling challenges. He also skis, plays golf and is an enthusiastic follower of all sports; particularly where New Zealand is involved. He has two grown-up children and enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures.
Stuart says: “I am very excited to start my new role as Legerity COO. Legerity’s third-generation cloud-based accounting rules engine and sub-ledger solutions are extremely well-positioned to address the complex challenges of the Insurance and Financial Services sector.
Jeremy Wood, CEO and Founder also comments: “We are delighted to welcome Stuart to Legerity. Stuart is a highly skilled individual with extensive experience in the finance sector. His operational and project experience will be of significant value in supporting Legerity through its next phase of growth.”