Karl is a highly experienced lawyer specialising in Financial Services and Technology, Media and Telecoms. Former general counsel with highly commercial outlook and extensive Regulatory and Compliance experience on an international basis. Karl is a recognised expert in fintech, insurtech, regulatory and technology matters. His strategic focus is on the use and implications of technology as a disruptive process and the management of risk whilst achieving commercial aims.
He is people-oriented, commercially focused, and solutions oriented with strong leadership and relationship building skills. He understands the needs of and talks the language of businesses, from start ups and SME’s to large multinational corporates, providing innovative, reliable, level headed, pragmatic advice in a clearly conveyed manner. He is tenacious, resilient, robust and a highly effective negotiator.
He is a trusted advisor to senior management, having been part of the senior management team of a number of businesses, offering strategic and tactical advice on a variety of commercial, regulatory and legal issues. He has management experience and as a mentor, relationship builder and motivator.