Peter will be at the forefront of cultivating strategic partnerships that are essential for successful client implementations, enhancing Tuum’s growth trajectory, and reinforcing its market value proposition.
London, January 25, 2024 – Tuum is excited to announce the appointment of Peter Desouza as Strategic Partnerships Director. With a background that includes working as a financial services consultant at Accenture and Deloitte, and a track record of success with a number of global Tier 1 banks, Peter is poised to be a significant asset to the Tuum leadership team.
Expressing his eagerness to join Tuum, Peter stated, “I’m excited and honoured to join Tuum as we look to scale the company and provide a best in class next-generation banking platform to the market. As soon as I met with senior management to discuss their vision and saw the platform in action, I was convinced Tuum is perfectly positioned to be a leading player in the industry. I now look forward to helping drive our value proposition and growth through strategic partnerships.”
Peter comes to the role with a strategic vision shaped by his entrepreneurial experiences and significant experience in the financial sector. His career includes co-founding a venture-backed digital marketing application, demonstrating his ability to drive innovation and lead ventures from inception to success. Following this, Peter’s career path led him back to banking where he excelled in roles focused on transformation, mergers and acquisitions, and business development at esteemed institutions such as Credit Suisse, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and HSBC.
Jean Souto, VP of Global Partnerships, commented, “Peter’s arrival at Tuum reflects our commitment to cultivating top-tier talent and assembling a visionary team. His extensive background in transformation and business development, along with a deep appreciation for the wider partner and technology ecosystem, aligns seamlessly with Tuum’s ambitions as we navigate our path toward expansive growth and ground-breaking innovation.”
In his role as the new director, Peter will be at the forefront of cultivating strategic partnerships that are essential for successful client implementations, enhancing Tuum’s growth trajectory, and reinforcing its market value proposition. He will focus on driving ‘win-win’ partnerships that will ensure our clients’ success and drive revenue growth for both Tuum and our partners.
We are thrilled to welcome Peter Desouza to Tuum. His expertise, along with his innovative and strategic approach, will undoubtedly be instrumental in advancing our mission to revolutionise core banking technology.
Tuum is a leading API-first and modular core banking technology provider, backed by prominent investors Portage, Blackfin, and karma.vc. Its cloud-native, cloud-agnostic and highly configurable platform enables financial institutions and any other company to effortlessly launch customer-centric financial solutions, including accounts, payments, lending, cards and more. Tuum’s microservices-based architecture and modularity provide clients with the flexibility to choose, implement, and pay only for the specific capabilities they require.
Tuum brings together expertise in technology and banking with decades of experience in building core systems for large banks. Since its founding in 2019, the company has expanded its customer base throughout Europe and is located in Tallinn, Barcelona, and London.