The Contis Board has a solid track record of creating a vision and securing the investment to realise it

  • Peter Cox

    Executive Chairman & Founder

    Peter Cox is the Executive Chairman and Founder of Contis. A seasoned entrepreneur, Peter has experience across financial services, loyalty, card services, investment and M&A sectors.

    Peter is also Executive Chairman of Contis Financial Services Ltd, Contis Technologies Ltd and The Gift and Loyalty Company, all of which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Contis.

    Passionate about delivering social change through financial services, Peter has worked with over 160 Credit Unions in the UK to deliver the Engage product – a banking solution for the underbanked, which empowers consumers to take control of their finances.

  • Flavia Alzetta

    Chief Executive Officer

    Flavia Alzetta is the CEO of Contis. With 25 years’ leadership experience across financial services, payments, leisure, technology and consumer goods, Flavia has a proven track record of managing complex enterprises and delivering high growth in global organisations.

    Prior to Contis, Flavia was the Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for GTA, a division of the Kuoni Group. She worked for American Express for 14 years, where she held several senior management positions, including General Manager of the Merchant Business in Italy and Vice President of B2B in Europe. She also worked for the Electrolux Group in Italy and Sweden where she held various positions including Head of IT and Head of Change Management.

  • Lee Johnstone

    Chief Financial Officer

    Lee Johnstone has almost 20 years’ experience working in the private and public sector. He has gained extensive commercial and financial experience across multiple industries, and delivered organic and acquisitive growth in the private equity arena.

    Before joining the Contis, Lee served as Group Financial Controller of Spice Plc for seven years, a £250m market capitalised FTSE 250 utility services business with annual sales of over £400m.

    Lee is committed to delivering business strategy as part of a multi-disciplined team, developing and implementing financial systems and controls to manage operations, deliver results and manage risk.

  • Michael Jackson

    Non-Executive Director

    Michael Jackson MA FCA was a director of FTSE 100 company The Sage Group plc from 1983 to 1987, and its Chairman from 1987 to 2006. He was also Chairman of Party Gaming plc, another FTSE 100 company, from 2005 to 2008. In 1990 Michael founded Elderstreet Investments Ltd where he is Executive Chairman.

    For the past 27 years, he has specialised in raising finance and investing in smaller companies with big visions. Michael is a director of Access Intelligence plc, Chairman of Netcall Plc and currently Vice President at the Royal Albert Hall.

  • Fiona Wilkinson

    Non-Executive Director

    Fiona has a 35-year proven track record in European and global business, including board level roles at Visa Europe, most recently as Chief Communications Officer.

    She has experience in sales, marketing and change management with specialist skills in all aspects of communication, risk, reputation and issues management, and regulation.

    Fiona is currently working with clients in Fintech, PR and public affairs, and private equity.

  • Joe Dunne

    Non-Executive Director

    Joe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has been made Partner of several City and International firms, and worked in the UK, Africa and the Middle East.

    Among his accomplishments Joe acted for the largest UK firm of patent and trademark attorneys, having overall responsibility for the audit of an international partnership made up of over 250 partners.

    In addition to accountancy and taxation services, Joe is experienced in buying and selling businesses, dispute resolution between business partners, incorporation of partnerships and all aspects of owning and running UK property. Joe has sat on the Board of several companies.

News & Insight

Contis appoints Head of Product

We are delighted to welcome Aaron Smith to Contis Group as our new Head of Product. Aaron will be responsible for formulating and delivering our new product strategy to provide alternative banking solutions, while also managing our Product team.

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