Carlton joined GFT from IBM Global Business Services, where he was the Partner for Banking, running strategic programmes encompassing IT strategy, digital delivery and IT resilience, to name a few. Prior to this, he was IBM's market development head for the UK financial services team and the European & UK blockchain lead.

Carlton brings over 30 years of banking, technology and consulting experience, having worked at Accenture, Barclays and Ernst & Young. Alongside his love of guitar playing, Carlton has an established reputation for energy, enthusiasm, and an outstanding commitment to building high performing teams and delivering innovation and positive change to a client's business.

GFT is an exceptional, high growth business with an impressive cross-industry client list. The firm is home to some of the industry's most talented people.”
Carlton Hopper UK Managing Director
Carlton Hopper