Former BNY Mellon exec Paul Burleton joins Delio as Chief Operating Officer

Former BNY Mellon exec Paul Burleton joins Delio as Chief Operating Officer

Paul Burleton (pictured) has joined fintech Delio as its Chief Operating Officer, making him the latest senior appointment at the company.

With more than 20 years’ experience in financial services roles, he joins from BNY Mellon where he was Head of Regulatory Strategy, Global Operations and Technology. In this role, Burleton focused on delivering regulatory compliance for the firm through process improvement and the innovative use of technology; his skills and expertise will now be used to develop and enhance Delio’s operating model and add value to their growing international client base.

Burleton has also held senior operations positions at Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers and Barclays, where he was Global Head of Equity and Prime Services Operations. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, he spent six years in technology consulting where he led on various regulatory initiatives and built strategic partnerships with RegTech solution providers.

He has a successful track record in identifying solutions to complex business problems, as well as supporting new businesses with process change, operational efficiency, and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Commenting on his appointment, Burleton said, “I am excited to join Delio and to use my industry experience to accelerate the business forward. Having worked across financial services for more than two decades, I have a deep understanding of the challenges that our clients face in scaling their private market propositions. I look forward to working alongside the rest of the team to further enhance Delio’s reputation as a world leader in the investment technology space.”

Gareth Lewis, Delio’s co-founder and Chief Executive, said, “We are thrilled to have Paul on board as our new Chief Operating Officer. He will play an instrumental role in shaping Delio’s operating model as we enter our next stage of growth and international expansion. His experience and track record speak for themselves, and he will be a valuable addition to our senior management team as we continue to build the business in a resilient and efficient way.”