LPA expands Scandinavian presence with new hire


LPA, the capital market technology and advisory firm, today announced the hire of Kristian Liiv as the new Regional Manager for Scandinavia.

In his role, Kristian will lead client relationships in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark for LPA, and be responsible for the business development, strategy, and growth of LPA’s activity in the region. Kristian will be based in Stockholm, Sweden and will work to help LPA’s clients transform and digitise their activity, maximise productivity and ensure regulatory compliance.

Kristian has over 20 years of international experience in the financial technology and banking sector, with major companies including FIS, Provenir, Klarna, SEB and Swedbank, and vast knowledge and expertise in risk, credit and client relationship management.

Peter Schurau, CEO of LPA, commented: “LPA has been driving the digitalization of the capital markets business for over 20 years and it’s important that we continue to build our presence across the Scandinavian region. Kristian’s expertise and knowledge of the financial services market will tremendously help to unlock our potential in the region and deliver LPA’s technology and advisory solutions to our clients across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.”

Commenting on his appointment, Kristian Liiv said: “I am very excited to be heading LPA’s client relationships in Scandinavia and increasing its presence in the market. LPA is a rapidly growing provider with expertise in unlocking potential in the financial services industry, and it’s my ambition to bring this expertise to a wider Scandinavian client base. LPA’s first client was actually in Scandinavia, and I look forward to providing LPA’s sound financial market knowledge and powerful technology to more clients in the region.”