Meet Our Executive Team

Our executive team provides strategic and operational leadership, overseeing the management of the Alpha Group, coordination of commercial activities and execution of the strategy.

Luc Baqué

Chief Executive Officer

Luc is Chief Executive Officer of Alpha. Previously, Luc was Global Head of Asset & Wealth Management Consulting from 2020 to 2023, Head of Asset & Wealth Management Consulting – Europe from 2015 to 2020, and Head of Asset & Wealth Management Consulting – France from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining Alpha, Luc was Head of Change Management of UBS Wealth Management in France and began his career as a consultant in Paris and London. He holds a Master Degree in Engineering from Ecole Centrale and completed an Executive Program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

John Paton

Chief Financial Officer

John is a chartered accountant with 23 years of corporate finance, banking and audit experience. He joined from HSBC where he was a Director in the UK Mid-Market Advisory team (2007-12), the Corporate Origination team (2012-16) and latterly, the UK Banking team (2016-2018). Over his 11 year tenure he advised on a variety of M&A transactions and led loan financings for UK corporates. Prior to this he spent more than five years at MacArthur & Co. focusing on capital raisings including AIM IPOs. John started his career at KPMG, where he spent nearly seven years, working across financial services audit and risk management with exposure to financial reporting requirements, governance, risk & internal controls and systems’ implementation. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, graduated LLB (Hons) from the University of Aberdeen and holds an Executive MBA from the University of Bristol & École Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées, France. John joined Alpha in February 2018.

Sarah Peacock

Managing Director

Sarah is Alpha’s Managing Director. She joined Alpha in 2008 and is based in the UK.
Before moving into business operations team, Sarah spent over 10 years in asset and wealth management consulting with experience performing both project management and functional roles, and working extensively on implementation and business transformation projects.
As Managing Director of the Alpha Group, Sarah manages and coordinates across a broad range of internal functions in supporting the growth and strategy of the business. Sarah is responsible for overseeing global functions including business change, IT operations, HR, recruitment, legal and corporate affairs, risk and responsible business.

Nick Fienberg

Chief Commercial Officer and Global Head of Axxsys & Global Head of Lionpoint

Nick has 15 years of experience consulting in the financial services, and in particular the capital markets sector. Specialising in asset management outsourcing, he has worked with a wide range of clients on advisory and implementation roles covering large scale outsourcing and organisational change initiatives, strategic business studies and market trend analysis.

Stuart McNulty

Global Head of Insurance Consulting

Stuart is Global Head of Insurance Consulting at Alpha.

Stuart joined Alpha in 2007, and has worked across a wide range of client-facing and leadership roles – including overseeing a number of large-scale, complex client change initiatives, and developing some of Alpha’s most significant client relationships.

Stuart was previously Head of Asset & Wealth Management UK – a role he held for seven years, during which time he oversaw the four-fold growth of this business. Stuart was also part of the core team which led Alpha’s two private equity transactions, and the listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2017.

Prior to joining Alpha, Stuart held roles at Accenture and JP Morgan Investment Bank. He has 20 years’ experience in financial services consulting.

Joe Morant

Global Head of Asset & Wealth Management Consulting

Joe is Global Head of Asset & Wealth Management Consulting at Alpha.

Prior to joining Alpha Joe held operations and technology leadership roles at Nuveen Investments and BNY Mellon Asset Management. Joe has also held executive management positions at several service provider and consulting firms.

Joe has worked extensively across the US and Europe, consulting to a range of leading asset managers. He has a breadth of experience across all aspects of the asset management business ranging from major change programs to corporate strategy and operating model definition.

Lee Griggs

Global Head of Aiviq

Lee is the Global Head of Aiviq. Lee has a record of international business building with over 20 years experience, providing market leading enterprise and SaaS solutions to leading financial institutions. Lee has extensive knowledge of strategy creation, execution and expansion and has a proven track record in business development, process management and organisational optimisation.

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Our Management Teams

Our management teams support the executive team in executing on the strategy and running the business. Our business operations team and management committees represent the wider team with a specific focus on internal operations, people and talent, culture and diversity.

Our Directors

We have experts in every area of consulting for asset management, wealth management and the insurance industries, and we are constantly keeping their skills at the very forefront of industry development.

Our Board

The Alpha Board comprises six Directors (four Non Executive Directors and two Executive Directors) and is committed to overseeing a strong corporate culture and governance, and delivering a strategy for growth.