Hugo Thorman, NED, Seccl, Talks Platforms and Adviser Technology

I was recently introduced to ChatGPT. If you’re unfamiliar with what it is, it’s a natural language processing tool driven by AI technology that allows you to have human-like conversations with a machine. It can also assist in answering questions, writing emails, creating content, and writing code, all with surprising accuracy. If you haven’t tried it, I highly recommend that you do.

Advances in technology, AI and automation are changing our world and the way in which we interact with each other and with products & services. In Microsoft’s recent annual report, Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, declared that “Digital transformation that was projected to happen over the next 10 years is happening today

Yet in light of such innovation, the financial advice sector continues to operate largely in the relative dark-ages. According to recent research by the Lang Cat, firms would be 100% more efficient if their systems spoke to one another. At Time4Advice, we’re on a mission to connect the industry for the good of firms, advisers and their clients. A firm that is on a similar mission is Seccl, the platform technology provider that is out to rebuild the infrastructure of investments and advice. So we are delighted to have spoken with Hugo Thorman, Non-Executive Director at Seccl.