The digital acceleration consultancy for financial services

We help the world's leading financial services firms transform their businesses through industry expertise, AI, data analytics, fintech and automation.

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What we do

Our clients come to us because they have key business growth, efficiency and control objectives and are seeking a more future-focused alternative to the big-name consultancies to help deliver them.

From strategy to fintech solution design and development, we help financial services firms accelerate delivery of their business goals through industry focused consulting, analytics and automation.

Who we work with

With offices in London, Amsterdam, Milan, India and the US, we work with the world's leading firms across capital markets, banking, insurance, wealth and asset management, as well as the investment and fintech community.

Our typical clients are C-suite (e.g. CIO, CDO, COO, CRO, CFO) and senior leadership who have a transformation agenda and a portfolio of change initiatives.

The biggest challenge for FS firms is how to leverage technology and data effectively and at pace to stay relevant and to get ahead…

You are focused on delivering rapid outcomes for your business. The financial services landscape is increasingly complex, competitive and digital.  The myriad of fintech and acceleration technologies is hard to navigate.  

What is your strategy?




You are going into new markets, launching new products and driving your strategic business expansion. You need to go fast and increase your top line revenue.




Customers want a better experience. Cost pressures are relentless.  You need a scalable platform as well as bottom line profits.



Risk & Control

Financial services is a fast moving and complex global industry. Meeting new regulations, managing risk and enhancing controls is key.

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We leverage industry expertise together with the world’s leading decision intelligence, AI, data and automation technologies to deliver enterprise business solutions and transformation faster, cheaper and more effectively. 

How have we helped our clients?

NextWave clients have implemented AI and data-driven decisioning, automated processes from weeks to minutes, accelerated solution development by 8-10 times and saved months from  transformation timelines.

Operating model for a leading Commercial Road Transport (CRT) group

Strategy | Fintech & Growth Companies

Entity stand-up of the financial markets business of a major UK bank in the Netherlands

Transformation | Financial Markets & Banks

Data and technology strategy for a leading insurance and technology group

Strategy | Insurance & Tech

Big data engineering

Strategy | Banks & Growth Companies

Automated regulatory reporting solution for an International Banking Corporation

Digital Transformation | Banks | London

Insurance finance re-engineering: Addressing the operational risk of activities reliant upon Excel 

Digital Transformation | Insurers

Digital transformation for a fast-growing fintech

Digital Transformation | Fintech

Are you ready to accelerate your business?

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The 5 drivers of digital acceleration – SPEED

A future-facing business should be strong in each of these dimensions.


A strategic approach is required to achieve transformational change in your organisation. Investment in developing your strategy up front paves the way for successful execution.


Modern technologies offer not just power, scale, automation and AI capabilities, but also the opportunity to develop new systems and processes at a pace that far outpaces legacy approaches.   


People are the backbone of an organisation, driving its growth, innovation, and success.  Focus on skills, culture and ways of working to harness human potential & drive successful business evolution.


We operate in a connected online market and the firms that successfully foster & leverage their networks of clients, products, processes, partners, people, platforms and solution providers will get ahead.


Data is the fuel for all your key business processes and systems.  Sourcing, governing, enhancing and leveraging enterprise data to drive intelligence, decision-making and business value is vital.

How do I work with NextWave?

Get started by getting in contact directly or by taking our digital acceleration scorecard.

We provide a free goals review discussion with one of our industry leaders to understand your ambitions and challenges and to explore the available options to accelerate your business.

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Fintech solution technologies

What do our clients say?

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4 weeks to 5 minutes

NextWave automated our LIBOR reporting, taking key process times from 4 weeks down to just 5 minutes! The business now able to run the process on a much higher frequency, allowing us to track progress from the same outputs rather than running an ad-hoc process to the side. The build out created a single source of all trading which is now being leveraged for other risk free rate reporting.
EMEA Process Owner LIBOR Programme
Tier 1 Global Bank
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An ESG solution in less than 3 months

NextWave has delivered an enterprise-viable ESG solution for our Group reporting requirements in just over 8 weeks.
Nextwave’s leadership and product ownership drove an effective collaboration with our existing CoE and the business to meet an aggressive key milestone. The Climate and Sustainable Funding and Finance (CSFF) solution was engineered to be scalable across 12 business areas and flexible enough to support the tracking and reporting of our progress to target. Nextwave was critical to both the quality and speed of delivery which directly helped shaped the future direction of the programme.
Transformation Lead – Finance & Risk Solutions
Leading UK Bank
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A digital investment platform in 8 weeks

NextWave digitised our alternatives investment process in less than 3 months to create an end-end deal platform that has increased efficiency in our business.  We show it to our clients too!
Major PE Firm
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Industry consultant expertise & quality

NextWave was able to successfully deliver both Capital Markets & Banking Transformation expertise and digitisation solutions across multiple parallel initiatives for our Capital Markets business.
Head of Regulatory Change
Global Tier 1 Universal Bank
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NextWave has a fantastic team

The NextWave specialist team hit the ground running and delivered our 5 year technology strategy in less than 3 months.  We have enjoyed working with NextWave.
Group CIO
Leading Digital Insurer
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Using Appian to build more efficient customer lifecycle management processes 

NextWave helped us make our operations more efficient by implementing Appian to build a case management system and framework, going from more than 15 processes to a set of 7. After 6 months, we had handled 266 Credit Risk cases. 
Product Manager
'Unicorn' Fintech
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Transforming complex manual processes

Working with the Nextwave Team has been a breath of fresh air. Their business understanding, collaborative approach, technical acumen and focus on business outcomes has helped drive strong early results, and set us up for success.
Charles King, Director of Digital Solutions
Pacific Life

It’s all about business outcomes...

We have stood in the same shoes as our clients.  Everything we do is about helping our clients succeed:

  • The NextWave leadership team are hands-on MD-level practitioners from major global financial services firms, with deep experience of addressing many of the same challenges as our clients.

  • Best-in-class fintech & platform technology partners (data, process automation, risk, regulation & control)

  • Delivery teams powered by seasoned industry specialists and dynamic new talent.

Together we deliver unique business solutions with the latest enabling technologies. Helping our clients go faster.

  • 3 Offices, 70 team members 
  • 22 global financial services clients
  • 30 fintech partners
  • 100 projects
  • 10 low code solutions

Why NextWave?

Trusted industry experts

Transformational technology

Pre-built fintech solutions & blueprints

So why should you choose NextWave as your digital acceleration partner?

Designed by financial services professionals for financial services firms

Our engagements, methods and solutions are shaped by industry professionals with a focus on business impact.

We don't just complete the project or install the software, we transform your business.

We hit the ground running

We have packaged our methodologies and templates into NextWave Nexus, our dynamic playbook repository, for structured and repeatable delivery and best practices.

Our team has faced many of your challenges before – and delivered.

An inspirational team

Our team is built from the best dynamic new talent and seasoned professionals from across the financial services and technology sectors.

We are a values-led firm with our client's success at the forefront of everything we do.

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