Adam Holden, CEO at NorthRow

Company: NorthRow


Business: Software which empowers compliance professionals in regulated organisations to make faster decisions and onboard customers in seconds.


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About Adam Holden

With a career spanning some of the most prominent financial and banking organisations in the UK, Adam Holden is CEO of NorthRow.

Adam joined NorthRow in 2018 from Tandem Bank, where he served as Finance Director through a successful banking licence application, Series B fund-raise and the acquisition of Harrods Bank. Prior to Tandem, Adam spent ten years with RBS as Finance Director for the Lombard Asset Finance and RBS Invoice Finance businesses, as well as four years with McDonald’s Restaurants.

Adam’s knowledge and experience is described as second to none and, along with the wider NorthRow team, he has been instrumental in delivering a software solution that responds to the compliance challenges facing today’s regulated businesses. At NorthRow, he sets the company’s strategic direction and spearheads business and sales partnerships. Adam is heavily involved in defining the company’s marketing and customer engagement strategies, and the technical delivery of the software.



About NorthRow

NorthRow provides software which empowers compliance professionals in regulated organisations to make faster decisions and onboard customers in seconds, not days, whilst complying with ever-changing legislation, so that they can contribute to business growth, safely.

Introducing NorthRow into a business ensures that it is compliant, manages risk more sustainably and has a positive impact in reducing financial crime.

The software allows compliance professionals to initiate associated groups of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks with just a company or individual’s name, returning a single decision recommendation in real-time depending on acceptability within client-defined risk parameters.

NorthRow is an intuitive and highly secure Know Your Customer/Business, AML and ID and verification system located in the Cloud, meaning all users can perform customer, business, or employee verification instantaneously. The additional time saved unlocks more time to focus on the single most important task – growing their business safely.


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