About us
WHO ARE WE?
Afinium is a team of industry experts in different fields who came together with one common objective; to develop innovative and versatile software to revolutionize the way the world sells financial products.
WHY AFINIUM?
As an experienced partner with a deep understanding of global financial services, marketing and technology--we recognize the value of empowering consumers to make informed financial decisions. By personalizing the buyer's journey our platforms allow for increase engagement which maximise sales, brand loyalty and customer satisfaction.
OUR VISION
People before products. At Afinium, we recognize the value of empowering consumers to make informed financial decisions. We will continue to create an efficient suite of software solutions to help navigate the financial services product buying landscape. Scalable and virtually accessible to all who use it, we strive to make technology integrate seamlessly, act as a personal guide, and adapt to growing individual and industry needs.
THE TEAM
Meet the people behind Afinium
Robert Paterson MBA, ACII
Chairman
25 years in financial services & software development in the UK and USA at Barings Merchant Bank, Buck (Actuaries) and BMI Europe advisors. Founded the leading web-based employee benefits platform in the UK (Mybenefits) in 1999, later sold to AEGON. Co-founder Afinium.
Matthew Hooper
CEO
30 years in sales and marketing. Founded Interfocus Group, building it to an £85 million, top 10 UK advertising agency, with global blue-chip clients, and creating numerous loyalty programs, selling it in 2003. Ex-Chairman of MAA. Co-founder Afinium.
Andrew Allsopp
CTO
20 years in technology sector, including 15 years in financial services, designing leading technology solutions, including Mybenefits in 1999. Following its sale to AEGON Andy joined AEGON Benefit Solutions as CTO from 2002 – 2006. He was the software architect for FleX from 2006 – 2008, and is a founder of Afinium.
James Ouimet MBA
President Marketing & Sales
30 years in financial services. Director, Personal Insurance Marketing at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, President & then CEO at Kentucky Home Mutual Life Insurance Company. Vice President Brokerage Sales - Medical Life Insurance Company leaving to create James Consulting Group in 2005. Owner/Consultant Afinium.
Andy Uriarte
Senior USA Project Manager
6 years in business consulting & technology sector in the USA, Europe & Latin America, establishing distribution channels & forming strategic partnerships with software-integration partners. Prior to joining 3D Consultants, Andy was the Marketing Manager for Adagio in . Senior Client Services Manager at Afinium.