By: 13 April 2023

Adam Wheelwright will be based in the company’s London headquarters

IG Group appoints new CTO to drive innovation

Global fintech firm IG Group has appointed Adam Wheelwright as its chief technology officer to drive innovation. 

IG Group provides tech for traders and investors through its platforms and apps. Wheelwright will be based in the company’s London headquarters. 

Prior to IG Group, Wheelwright was chief information officer at the UK Health Security Agency. 

He also has experience at NatWest Group, where he co-founded the defunct digital retail bank Bó and served as its chief operating officer. 

June Felix, chief executive officer at IG Group, commented: “Technology is a critical differentiator for our business. It is vital to delivering market-leading innovation at pace for our clients around the globe and to accelerate our strategy to diversify our products and geographies. 

“Adam brings decades of experience in delivering innovation as well as complex, varied and large-scale technology transformations.” 

On his new role, Wheelwright said: “I am delighted to be joining IG Group, with its long history of innovation and strong track record of technology-led excellence. 

“I am looking forward to working closely with the senior management team to further strengthen the business’ technology capabilities as a leading global fintech company and drive forward its ambitious agenda.” 

Image: IG Group 

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.