Kore champions women in finance as it announces three new all-female appointments

14 December 2022


Kore Labs (“Kore”) today announces the appointment of Gillian Hepburn as non-executive director, Gillian is currently head of UK intermediary solutions at Schroders and brings a wealth of experience to enhance the board and advisory group.

Gillian’s previous roles include time as a member of the senior leadership at Embark Group, prior to this she was a co-founder of Discus Ltd, and she will continue her role as non-executive director at Benchmark Capital.

Gillian’s arrival follows the recent promotion of Liz Dionisio to chief product officer and Grace Ye’s appointment as finance director, demonstrating Kore’s continued commitment to championing women in finance.

Since joining Kore, Liz has headed up the Delivery Management team, ensuring successful end-to-end delivery of Kore’s radical PRM (Product Relationship Management as-a-Service) platform to clients. Liz has over 20 years of experience in technology consulting, specialising in software delivery and project management. In her previous role at Coutts, she spent seven years digitising product management activities and mapping product governance processes.

Grace has become a key member of Kore, managing financial reporting and investor relations. She brings significant experience to the team having built over 16 years of multinational experience in business services with KPMG China and PwC.

Kore was launched by Sabrina Del Prete and provides the only PRM platform offering a set of specialised digital tools for creating, managing, and monitoring financial products, from ideation to retirement.

Sabrina del Prete, CEO, Kore, commented: “These appointments demonstrate Kore’s commitment to maintaining a key guiding principle; that the push to bolster our leadership team should be conscious of the need to further diversify via the appointment and promotion of high-performance women in financial services.

Gillian Hepburn, non-executive director, Kore, commented: “Kore is delivering true innovation to the financial services industry, and I am delighted to be able to contribute to the leadership team.”

Liz Dionisio, chief product officer, Kore, commented: “Working at Kore leading the technical delivery team has been a great experience, and I’m excited to continue on Kore’s growth journey as Chief Product Officer.”

Grace Ye, finance director, Kore, commented: “The potential for Kore’s platform to continue to expand is an unrivalled opportunity for me to expand my knowledge and experience.”




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About Kore Labs

Kore is a turn-key digital solution for product governance for banks, investment managers and insurance companies. Kore’s Product-Management-as-a-Service platforms offers a set of specialised digital tools for creating, managing, and monitoring financial products, from ideation to retirement. With hundreds of controls and checks to facilitate compliance, transparency and collaboration, Kore allows organisations to build a full digital audit trail of product events and decisions, retrievable at the touch of a button.

Kore has a rapidly expanding customer base in UK and Europe Kore’s dedication to innovation has been rewarded with two government grants recognising its “potential to have a game-changing impact on the UK economy.” Kore has won a place in two highly contested accelerator initiatives: the Investment Association Engine Innovator (2022/23) and PwC Raise (2021). In 2021 Wealth & Finance International named Kore “Most Innovative Digital Product Governance SaaS Solution.” The company is headquartered in London, UK.

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