Allfunds names Tom Wooders as UK Country Head
By Gloria Methri
Allfunds, the B2B WealthTech platform for the funds’ industry, has appointed Tom Wooders as UK Country Head. Wooders will lead the UK business as it continues to grow as a key market in the European funds’ industry. He will report directly to Gianluca Renzini, Chief Commercial Officer.
Having worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years, Wooders has extensive experience and insight across multiple industry segments. Prior to Allfunds, he was Group Head of Sales at Titan Wealth with responsibility for business development across all of Titan’s constituent entities.
Wooders was also previously Executive Director at J.P. Morgan, Vice President at State Street, and UK Head of Sales at Pershing.
Commenting on the appointment, Gianluca Renzini, Chief Commercial Officer, said, “Tom’s depth of experience across the investment industry brings fantastic expertise to Allfunds and we are delighted he has joined the team to lead the UK business. Tom’s knowledge and contacts will be invaluable as we continue to enhance our proposition.”
“This comes at a time when we are reaching a real inflection point in the industry as efficiencies, transparency, and risk management become more important than ever. Allfunds is in a unique position to provide solutions to those challenges and offer unrivalled support to clients across the asset and wealth management industries.”
Tom is taking over from Simon Shapland, who led the UK business for seven years from 2015 until his retirement at the end of 2022. Shapland was responsible for overseeing the growth of the company’s UK and Ireland operations during a period of expansion for Allfunds in international markets. The Board and management expressed gratitude for Shapland’s contribution to developing Allfunds’ UK business.
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