By: 3 May 2023

The fintech has hired Marina Gorey to help with its growth strategy, after recently receiving its preliminary UK banking licence

Griffin has appointed Marina Gorey as its new chief people officer

Griffin has appointed Marina Gorey as its new chief people officer.  

Her appointment is part UK-based Griffin’s strategy to scale its “open and transparent culture” and attract top talent. 

Gorey joins Griffin from Lick, where she was also chief people officer. Prior to this, Gorey co-founded kid-tech startup SuperAwesome in 2012, and she was a mentor at Techstars for three years. 

Gorey’s appointment follows the news that the fintech has hired a new chief financial officer and chief risk officer, as part of its growth plans. 

The fintech, founded in 2017, recently received its preliminary banking licence in the UK, allowing it to hold a limited amount of deposits and start to offer payment services. 

Marina Gorey

On her new role, Gorey said: “Griffin is turning heads in a highly competitive industry, demonstrating the fintech community’s appetite for a bank customers can build on.”  

“I have been hugely impressed by the incredible culture that Griffin has already built, and I am excited to have been invited to help it on the next stage of its journey.” 

David Jarvis, chief executive officer and co-founder of Griffin, commented: “Continuing to cultivate a talented and engaged team is essential to our future success.  

“We believe Gorey’s expertise will help us further enhance our culture and internal operations, accelerating our growth trajectory and better serving our customers and employees.” 

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.