CJC Strengthens Board and Appoints New CTO

CEO Paul Gow welcomes the wealth of industry experience and technology insight two new appointments bring to the board.

Carl Kemp, Global Head of Marketing, CJC

Peter Williams, CTO

Peter Williams, CTO

London, UK, 13th September 2017: CJC, a specialist provider of consultancy, professional services and tools to the global financial services sector, today announced two new appointments to its board. Kevin Covington and Tom Kozlowski have been appointed as Non Executive Directors.

Paul Gow, CEO and co-founder of CJC said: “I am delighted to welcome Kevin and Tom to the board. They bring a wealth of industry experience and technology insight which will stand us in good stead as we progress our ambition to become a leading strategic partner to organisations looking to cut the costs of their data operations, transform their commercial processes and address regulatory obligations.

“It’s great to have such high-calibre executives experienced at managing growth on board at this pivotal time as we begin to roll out new products and solutions and extend our client base across key global markets.”


Kevin Covington

Kevin has 30 years experience in the financial services industry. He is CEO of technology company Metamako and Managing Director of Change Alley, which provides advisory and consulting services to Fintech clients. Previously, Kevin was CEO of ITRS Group and Head of Strategy, Portfolio and Propositions for BT Global Financial Services. He has ranked in the top 40 worldwide Institutional Investors Trading Technology's most influential people.


Tom Kozlowski

Tom has over 25 years global experience in the investment banking arena, gained within financial institutions, third party vendors and consultancies. He successfully built financial technology firms City Practitioners which he sold in 2007 and more recently Cowrie Financial. Other board positions include Chairman of Form3 Financial Cloud, Board Advisor to Billon Cash and Chairman of Legerity.

CJC has also promoted Peter Williams to Chief Technology Officer. Peter has been with CJC for 10 years and has nearly two decades experience in the finance industry. His promotion from Senior Technical Director to CTO will see him take responsibility for developing strategic customer-focused solutions to clients around the world. Peter will also provide global oversight of engineering research and development and continue to develop CJC’s Cloud Platform and other innovative products that transform and optimise customers’ commercial processes, data operations and regulatory obligations.

Peter Williams takes over the role of CTO from co-founder Paul Tomblin who becomes Chief Information Officer (CIO). Paul will be focusing on the management and delivery of CJC’s growing portfolio of products, services and cloud infrastructure that facilitate global digital change and transformation.

About CJC

CJC specialises in cloud technology, consultancy and managed services that optimise data and trading technology operations, processes and commercial control for global capital markets firms. Clients include Thomson Reuters, IG, JP Morgan, ICBC Standard Bank, RBC Capital Markets, TPICAP and UBS. Founded in 1999, CJC provides global reach through its headquarters in London and offices in New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. Key partners include Solace, Equinix, BCC Group, TNS, MDX and Redcello.

CJC helps clients to:

  • Transform data platforms, both technically and commercially, to control costs

  • Access innovative technology solutions

  • Improve operational processes and control

  • Understand and comply with a raft of regulatory obligations