By: 23 December 2022

Sameer Dubey and Fergus Speight are tasked with the development of UK-based Griffin’s next stage of growth

Griffin announces two hires to support growth and compliance

Banking-as-a-service fintech Griffin has appointed Sameer Dubey as its chief product officer and Fergus Speight to the role of general counsel.  

Dubey and Speight are tasked with the development of UK-based Griffin’s next stage of growth.  

Dubey has spent 15 years in the financial services sector, with time spent at Bitstamp, N26 and Barclays. In his new role, he will oversee the next suite of products for Griffin’s vision of a full-stack, API-first platform.  

Sameer Dubey

Sameer Dubey

On his new role, Dubey said: “With the rapid convergence of technology and finance, brands across industries are building innovative financial services products at speed.  

“It is exciting to join Griffin during this market evolution and to provide our customers and partners with the building blocks they need to meet the evolving needs of modern consumers and businesses.” 

Prior to Griffin, Speight was general counsel at Royal London. He has practised law for more than 25 years.  

Speight will be responsible for scaling its legal function as the fintech seeks to become an authorised bank. 

Fergus Speight

Fergus Speight

Speight commented: “It’s incredibly exciting to join a company that has such an innovative approach to building new financial products, but truly values the spirit of regulation and compliance.”  

David Jarvis, co-founder and chief executive officer at Griffin, added: “We are thrilled to have such outstanding talent join as we expand our platform and our customer base.”  

Image: Griffin 

Josh Poyser
Josh Poyser is an editor at FinTech Intel. He has written about fintech for several years and appeared at FinTech Connect 2023 on the 'Unlocking Success: The Art of Fintech PR' panel.