Ignition recruits chief technology lead

Enda Mahoney
Ignition Advice - Chief Platform & Technology Officer
Date: 6 July 2023
Position: Chief Platform & Technology Officer
By Elizabeth Fry

Ignition Advice has appointed a high-profile tech professional to the newly created role of chief platform and technology officer, further strengthening its global executive team.

In this role, Enda Mahoney will lead the advisor's platform and product division to meet the evolving needs of institutional clients.

Further, he is tasked with further shoring up Ignition's position in the industry as the company scales up its business.

Mahoney brings a wealth of experience in building wealth management and advice platforms in Australia and the United Kingdom.

He has held  senior leadership positions in a number of fintech and institutional firms, including SS&C, Bravura, Blackrock Solutions, Macquarie Bank, Colonial First State and BT Financial Group.

He is also a former operating chief at Financial Simplicity.

Most recently, Mr Mahoney was chief technology officer at Mason Stevens. Based in Sydney, he will report to Ignition Group chief executive Terry Donohoe.

"Enda's deep understanding of design thinking, cloud-based platform expansion and proven ability to drive transformational change in culture and process make him a great fit for this new role," said Donohoe.

"We are confident his expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping our future growth and enable us to deliver even greater value to our clients."

Mr Mahoney said Ignition has created a ground-breaking platform that will meet the challenge of scaling our business to meet the global demand for its services.

"The high calibre of the team in Australia and globally, as well as the cutting-edge engineering, continues to lead the way in the provision of hybrid digital advice."