In this blog series, we will introduce you to our team. Charles Rios is the seventh team member we have featured in this series. He is the Business Analyst for Ignition Wealth.
He has held previous positions as a Business Data Analyst for Munich Re Australia, and as a Business Analyst for companies such as Crestone Wealth Management and AMP Financial Planning, before joining Ignition Wealth. He joined our team in 2016 as our Business Analayst.
He has also been an Economics Commentator for SBS Radio on their Spanish program, since 1996.
We asked him eight questions about his work at Ignition Wealth.
1. Why did you make the decision to work for Ignition Wealth?
My motivation for joining Ignition Wealth was to be a part of an organisation that is genuinely aimed to make a difference and to provide financial services to those who cannot afford it.
Working with colleagues and applying new technologies was also appealing.
2. What are some of your career highlights/key achievements?
Working closely with the development team and the client means that we can be responsive to our client’s requirements.
3. What are you working on right now?
My current role is as a Business Analyst.
4. What do you enjoy about working at Ignition Wealth?
Working with cutting-edge ideas and technology to improve the financial services so that it becomes accessible to those who cannot afford the expensive client-facing services.
5. What are you looking forward to in 2018?
The increased challenges from the new contracts being signed.
6. What is your favourite piece of tech?
7. Any book suggestions?
8. What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Manage the expectation (Rob Corben) circa 1998-9.
Meet more of our team with this blog series:
Donna Nicklin, Implementation Lead
Luca Andreoli, Front-end Developer
Mark Hudson, Chief Operating Officer
Louise McLennan, Agile PM
Alan Quinlan, CEO of Ignition Wealth Ireland
Dominique Coulson, Operations Manager
Matthew Lyon, Senior Software Developer