The appointments come as Red Badger continues its rapid growth, following our recent rankings on the Financial Times’ FT Future 100 and The Top 100 Digital Agencies Report by Econsultancy, marking us as one of the fastest growing digital businesses in the UK.
With over 30 years in the financial and professional services sectors, Kevin Jenkins brings a successful track record across operational and commercial skills and an entrepreneurial spirit. Within his role as Managing Director Visa UK and Ireland, Jenkins grew the revenues of the business to over £1 billion, alongside running a complex end-to-end payments ecosystem with banking and payments providers. Following his departure from Visa, he has been advising a number of disruptive fin-tech and payment businesses, including taking a non-executive role at Nuggets, a consumer blockchain platform.
Dr Chris Brauer is Director of Innovation in the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. Dr Brauer has keen insight into the disruptive and fast-paced world of innovation across sectors, with his primary teaching and research interests including management studies, innovation, and the intersections of technologies and craft. Alongside other roles, Dr Brauer is also the Managing Director of Smoothmedia, the founder of the Centre for Creative and Social Technologies, and holds numerous non-executive and Chairman roles within UK organisations.
Cain Ullah, CEO of Red Badger, comments on the new appointments:
Upon his appointment to the Red Badger advisory board, Kevin Jenkins comments:
Dr Chris Brauer comments:
Kevin Jenkins and Dr Chris Brauer have taken their positions on Red Badger’s Advisory Board this month.