Muse Finance appoints Darren Ross as Head of Embedded Risk
By Joy Dumasia
Muse Finance, the business finance startup, announces that it has hired Darren Ross as its Head of Embedded Risk. Ross will be responsible for spearheading Muse’s risk underwriting and the implementation of embedded financing products.
Joining at a key point in Muse’s growth, Ross brings over 30 years of risk and operations experience in the Invoice Finance industry to the company. As one of the first employees at Nucleus Commercial Finance, Ross was responsible for helping to implement an organisational structure which supported the rapid growth of the firm and its products. He also brings experience from his time at Barclays and Select Invoice Finance.
At Muse, Ross’ role will see him auditing and improving Muse’s invoice financing processes, implementing risk and operational procedures, and the overall management of its loan portfolio.
Darren Ross, Head of Embedded Risk, Muse, said: “The way we do finance is changing with technology disrupting traditional processes. I am delighted to have joined the Senior Management team at Muse Finance, who are at the forefront of this revolution, developing innovative product solutions for SMEs. As a seasoned campaigner in risk and operations, I am excited about the opportunity of assisting and contributing to Muse’s future growth, development and success.”
Ann Marie Juliano, Founder & CEO of Muse Finance, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Darren to the Muse team. His expertise comes with perfect timing as we finalise our foundations in the UK and roll out our embedded risk products in the market. With this year’s focus on growth and opportunity in new markets, Darren will play a pivotal role in establishing Muse Finance as a finance provider to SMEs globally.”
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