Dudley Building Society hires machine learning expert to non-executive team

Michael Lloyd

March 7, 2019

Dudley Building Society has appointed financial services and machine learning expert Tariq Khatri as a non-executive director of the society.

Khatri (pictured) has had a varied career as a risk consultant in banking, a partner at Ernst & Young and latterly as managing director of Machinable – a consultancy that helps businesses ‘shape and deliver practical machine learning solutions’.

David Milner, Dudley Building Society chairman, said: “We were thrilled when Tariq agreed to join the Society.

“We are very focused on the society’s continued evolution and we have worked exceptionally hard in recent years in modernising all areas of the business with a very keen eye on what the future holds.

“We take pride that our board diversity brings together experts from several areas to ensure effective governance.

“I am a big believer that our sector needs to embrace advances in technology to provide enhanced customer experiences, which is something that requires a depth of understanding at all levels of the organisation.”

Khatri has spent his management consulting career strategy and performance improvement engagements in areas where technologies have had a major impact such as mobile telecoms, payments, digital advisory functions and quantities risk management in banking.

He added: “I’m really pleased to be joining Dudley Building Society. It is clear that they are embarking on an exciting journey that I’m looking forward to being a part of.

“I am hoping my broad experience in the financial services sector, along with my more recent focus on machine learning and analytics, will be of real benefit to the society.”

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