Moola hires commercial director from Mumsnet

By Moriah Costa on 30th August 2017

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Camilla Carson was hired to help “propel Moola’s growth.”

Moola hires commercial director from Mumsnet

Camilla Carson was hired to help “propel Moola’s growth.”

Robo-adviser Moola has hired former Mumsnet employee Camilla Carson as it looks for ways to expand.

Carson, who was previously the Head of Business Development and Partnerships at parenting website Mumsnet, will join the digital wealth manager as a commercial director.

Before working at Mumsnet, Carson was an investment manager at Quilter Cheviot, where she was selected as one of the top 30 under 30 in wealth management by Citywire.

 

“I’m thrilled to be returning to finance at a time when fintech is really flourishing in the UK,” she said. “Moola are at the forefront of this innovation and I’m excited to be joining the management team of a company who are making investment truly accessible, transparent and dare I say, even interesting, for normal people.”

The platform recently slashed its minimum investment by 75 per cent, from £200 to £50. The firm is giving £50 to the first 500 customers who sign up for the service by the end of August.

Moola founder and CEO Gemma Godfrey says Carson will help expand the company's partnerships.

“We are delighted to have Camilla join the Moola team, and bring her successful track record of strategic partnerships with some of the UK’s best known organisations, alongside financial services expertise, to provide partnerships to propel Moola’s growth,” she said.

The former quantum physicist created the digital wealth manager at the end of 2016 as a way to help UK residents save. The service is powered by BlackRock and clients get access to the financial services giant’s research and range of exchange traded funds through its iShares arm. Moola charges an annual fee of 0.75 per cent.

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