Legal & General Fintech MD joins NorthInvest

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Nick Frankland, the Managing Director of Fintech at Legal & General has been appointed to the board of NorthInvest.

At Legal & General, he specialises in identifying “high potential initiatives” and start-ups which could disrupt the financial services sector.

“I am delighted to add my support to NorthInvest in order to help businesses to “scale up”. Legal and General is a very active investor in the region and our mission to be economically and socially useful is part of our inclusive capitalism drive,” he explained.

“Over my career there has not been a time when that mission has been more important.”   

The Leeds-based non-profit has also announced that Inditra founder, Matt Cooling has also taken up an advisory role.

“We’re delighted to welcome both Nick Frankland and Matt Cooling to our Board and operations team, respectively,” said Founding Board Director, Helen Oldham.

“Both bring valuable experience in the transformation and innovation space and will help NorthInvest further adapt to safeguard digital economic growth during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.”