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Elgin White expands EMEA presence, opening a new office in Madrid

In response to growing demand for our advisory services across EMEA, Elgin White has opened a new office in Madrid (Spain). Elgin White currently has offices in London, Amsterdam, Singapore, Boston, and Los Angeles.

Elgin White offers clients a wide range of services, including, target operating model redesign, platform strategy, system selection, the management of large-scale business and technology transformation initiatives.

Given the current economic landscape and market conditions, clients engage Elgin White to assist with target state strategy aimed at cost reduction, operational efficiency, and risk reduction.

Commenting on the Madrid office opening, Elgin White’s Managing Director Stanley Drasky said: “Elgin White has experienced double-digit growth for the third consecutive year in our Consulting and Advisory businesses globally. A large contribution to this growth has been the exponential increase in demand for industry experts across EMEA. The cornerstone of our success is the quality and experience of our staff.”

“Extending Elgin White’s physical presence in Spain will improve our ability to meet client needs for highly skilled local talent, while also providing excellent mobility opportunities for our employees,” said Drasky.

Contact our Madrid team for a discovery call.

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Jeremy Hurwitz

Managing Director - North America

Based in Los Angeles, California, Jeremy founded InvestTech Systems Consulting LLC in 1990. As President and Director the Enterprise Data Management and Architecture Practice for more than 25 years he managed over 50 large investment technology, strategy, and implementation projects for many of the largest global investment management firms. Following the acquisition of his firm by Accenture in 2017, Jeremy remained as Managing Director, Asset Management Lead.

Jeremy joined Elgin White in 2022 to lead the firm’s launch into North America. He is recognized throughout the North America asset management community as a thought leader and innovation architect in the design of enterprise data, analytics, and reporting platforms. His deep knowledge, broad buy-side network, and extensive experience deploying business-outcome-focused technology solutions successfully has accelerated the growth of Elgin White in North America.

Stanley Drasky

Managing Director

Stan joined Elgin White in 2020 following an impressive 30-year career working predominantly for world-class buy-side financial services firms in North America and Europe. He is a renowned buy-side technology leader with a reputation for designing and delivering large-scale transformation initiatives at scale and pace. Currently, Stan is especially active leading infrastructure (cloud and managed services) transformation projects.

His most recent roles prior to Elgin White include Chief Information Officer (EMEA) at State Street and various senior positions during his eight-year tenure at Northern Trust Corporation, including Head of IT & EMEA/Global Director of Fund Administration Technology, Global Director of Asset Management Technology, and Director of Trade Execution Technologies. Stan has also held senior Operational and Technology roles at Nuveen Investments and BNY Mellon.

Throughout his career Stan has been a strategic client or partner of every major front-to-back office technology vendor including SimCorp and Charles River Development.

Erik Schutte

Managing Director

Erik founded Elgin White’s consultancy practice in 2019, which transitioned the firm into a full-service buy-side consultancy and resourcing business. He is an experienced front-to-back business transformation professional and has held several senior management positions during his more than 30-year career in the UK and his native Netherlands, as well as Asia Pacific.

Previous roles include Head of Professional Services at SimCorp, Director at PwC UK, and Managing Director for Wealth & Asset Management Services at Accenture UK & Ireland.