Ignition Wealth announces appointment of Ignition Wealth Ireland CEO Alan Quinlan


Alan Quinlan

Ignition Wealth has announced the appointment of Alan Quinlan as CEO of the burgeoning Ignition Wealth Ireland business. Alan is highly experienced in the international fintech field, having held senior roles at several wealth houses including Australia’s BT Financial Group and Ireland’s Mercer.

“Ignition Wealth has a multi-currency and multi-language platform which we are currently deploying in Ireland. We are pleased to have appointed Alan Quinlan to head our Ireland operations, ” said Mark Fordree, Group CEO, Ignition Wealth.

Ignition Wealth Ireland opened in July 2017 and is now established with offices in the city’s historic St Stephen’s Green and an initial local staff of half a dozen, including technical and business development. The Ignition Wealth best in breed software solution has been initially welcomed by Irish financial institutions and the business is currently completing scoping work for customised digital financial advice applications for large scale distribution partners.

“This is a well timed opportunity to raise the bar on what’s possible in fintech in Ireland. We are working to evolve technology for financial services, bringing a global perspective to development, compliance and customer experience, ” said Alan Quinlan, CEO, Ignition Wealth Ireland.

The Ignition Wealth Ireland development team are working to custom build client engagement solutions, adapting the software for the needs of the local market. The solution will reimagine the financial advice experience for both advisers and clients using guided architecture.

“Following a prolonged period of underinvestment in technology and the increasing regulatory burden, financial institutions are now hungry to provide their customers with compliant consumer-grade experiences. We look forward to building the business and the opportunity to provide the next generation of fintech to Irish institutions, ” said Alan Quinlan, CEO, Ignition Wealth Ireland.

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