Executive Committee

Alpha was founded and continues to be run by banking professionals who know what it takes to succeed in the financial markets. The role of the leadership team is to manage and oversee all operations of the Alpha global business and ensure that clients are well served by the products and services provided by the firm. The Leadership team is also accountable for delivering organisational performance against plans and identifying and managing risks.

Ian Dawson


Ian enjoys all aspects of his role at Alpha and, since founding the company in 2003, has done nearly every role! Ian worked for over a decade in global investment banking before focussing on the opportunity to build a business totally focused on executing impactful, highly customised development programmes for the leading global financial services firms…

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Matt Wall


Matt has been working in the L&D industry since 2005, after his front office career in investment banking. His responsibilities have included Senior Trainer, Account Director and Learning Consultant – anything involving the production and execution of world class L&D programmes for our clients…

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Paul Monk

Managing Director- Asia Pacific

Paul is an experienced Relationship Manager for financial training in the City of London and Asia, with a particular focus on top-tier graduate programmes. His career began in Programme Management for global graduate inductions, at leading investment banks including Deutsche Bank and Barclays Capital. Following this, Paul led several high-profile eLearning projects across financial services……

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Hector Payne


Hector brings over 16 years of experience in the higher and corporate education industry with a specialism in learning design, new hire development and blended learning technologies…

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Katie Verdicchio

Chief Operating Officer

In her role as the Chief Operating Officer, Katie oversees ongoing business operations within the company and is responsible for effective execution of the firm’s long-term strategies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Read More >

Louise Cole

Head of Leadership and Professional Development Training

Louise has over 15 years’ experience in corporate learning, talent and organisation development. Her career spans a number of global organisations, starting out at two of the ‘big four’ professional services firms…

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