Mantle Services appoints James Whittingham as Chief Commercial Officer


Mantle Services appoints James Whittingham as Chief Commercial Officer

Mantle Services (Mantle), the pensions administration and actuarial software provider and part of the 3173 Group alongside Dalriada Trustees and Spence & Partners, today announces the appointment of James Whittingham as Chief Commercial Officer.


James has a track record of building new ventures in high-growth industries, as well as considerable commercial and operational expertise in sectors including investment, technology, FinTech and HRTech.


James joins Mantle from TalentClouds, a HRTech firm, where he was Chief Executive Officer overseeing their growth to 1,000+ monthly clients utilising their employee onboarding and background screening platform. Prior to this, James was General Manager at Liberis, a FinTech lending firm where he was part of the founding team in 2013. Here he managed teams across Sales, Customer Success, Operations, and Marketing. By the time of James’ departure in 2021, the business had facilitated over £500m in lending across nine countries. Beyond this, James has been an active board member, advisor, and founding investor in several other high-growth companies across FinTech, Consumer Retail, and Technology Consulting.


James holds a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge in Philosophy in Management and Finance, following a Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Teesside.


James Whittingam, Chief Commercial Officer of Mantle commented:


“I’m thrilled to join Mantle at such an exciting time and to be a part of such an innovative company transforming the pensions space through technology. The firm’s commitment to providing real-time tailored solutions aligns with the industry’s increasing need for advanced administration and actuarial software. I look forward to working closely with the team, using my experience in launching innovative initiatives to drive further growth for Mantle and provide great value to our clients.”


Mike Selby, Managing Director of Mantle commented:


“We are delighted to welcome James to the firm. Mantle is at the forefront of the provision of up-to-date, tailored pensions data information. Trustees, administrators and members are currently seeking ever more technologically advanced defined benefit software. Through his deep commercial experience and his work at a number of early-stage companies, James brings precisely the right set of expertise to ensure that Mantle is able to tap into this demand.”


Mike Selby

Mike Selby

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