Head of North America
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Helen Weir is the Head of the North American Operations for Axxsys Consulting.
Helen was appointed to this position in May 2012 to focus on building up the North American Consultancy business and maintaining the valuable client relationships forged in that region.
Helen has 15 years’ experience in the financial industry and has been project managing software implementations for buy-side asset management companies for the last 10 years. In her early career she trained as a stockbroker and managed client portfolios in the UK. After a period of project work for a large Swiss Bank, she developed an interest in programs of change and the structure and management of financial institutions and is focussed on helping clients develop innovative ways of working to better position themselves for the future.
She has worked for a number of financial institutions in the asset management space including Alliance Trust in Scotland, Lehman Brothers, Cazenove Asset Management, UBS Warburg, Swiss Life and latterly, Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) in Canada, where she has run the implementation of the SimCorp Dimension system. She also took a wider role on the program to consult with the Program Director on delivering the entire Program of work for AIMCo.
Helen is a qualified stockbroker and holds a Bachelor of Arts (with Honors) in Economics from Stirling University in Scotland. She also has an APM accreditation in Project Management.