Confluence appoints Chief Human Resource Officer

Confluence Technologies (Confluence), a technology solutions provider for the money management industry, has appointed Annabel Giles to the newly created role of Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO).

The role was created to further develop the company’s human resources function, helping Confluence  to develop its people strategy and continue to attract, retain and develop people successfully. As part of her role, Giles will be responsible for developing a talent management and resourcing strategy, as well as a global reward program, and for overseeing change management.

Annabel comes to Confluence with over 20 years of experience in human resources, mainly within the asset management and investment industry, and was most recently CHRO at the investment firm Actis LLP. Prior to this she was Managing Director, Human Resources - Global Trading at Credit Agricole CIB and Head of HR at Lazard Asset Management.

Holding a BA (Hons) from University College London in languages and an MA in Human Capital Management from Westminster University, Giles brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in directing cultural development, talent management initiatives and establishing high performance environments.

Giles says: “I’m thrilled to be joining an innovative global company and one that recognises the importance of human capital. Confluence is on an exciting trajectory and I look forward to helping it achieve further success by utilising the experience and knowledge I have acquired in roles across both the asset management and investment banking sectors.”
“We are excited to welcome Annabel to the Confluence team,” says Mark Evans, CEO of Confluence. “We believe our people are the most important part of this company and our continued success. This new role, and our choice of Annabel, are reflective of our commitment to all our staff and clients that we will have the right focus as we continue to grow and expand our global offering. I have every confidence in Annabel’s ability to drive the cultural transformation of our two companies and help us reach our goals.”