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Lyfeguard appoints TMT Strategy expert Lukman Abdul-karim to Advisory Board

Lyfeguard, a life planning assistant and document management platform, has appointed Technology, Media and Telecom expert and ex-Head of Technology Strategy at MAG Lukman Abdul-karim to its advisory board to lead technology and operational strategy development.

Abdul-karim, a Principal Consultant at Agilisys, an IT software and business services provider, is an experienced adviser to C-level and Board-level management in technology, data and digital transformation initiatives, holding 15 years of experience consulting for public and private sector organisations.

With extensive experience in technology strategy, including at the MAG Airport Group, Abdul-karim will assist Lyfeguard in its identification and implementation of technology solutions to drive sustainable business growth.

Lukman Abdul-karim, Principal Consultant at Agilisys and Advisory Board Member for Lyfeguard, said: “Technology plays a key role in all organisations from the development of digital services to the end-user experience that customers interact with, and it is an area that all businesses should continually invest in. I am pleased to join the Lyfeguard board, helping to drive technology adoption to enhance its offering and deliver first-class life management services to customers.”

Abdul-karim joins Lyfeguard’s advisory board alongside six other industry veterans, including: Jack Smith, CEO of IAG Loyalty Retail; Ronel David, Strategic Sales and DE&I Leader at FIS; Jonathan Lloyd White, CISO at Natura &Co.; Gavin Borthwick, Product Design Lead at Beyond; Lee Mabey, Managing Partner at dentsu International; John Garden, VP Freight & Logistics at Mastercard.

Fraser Stewart, Chief Operating Officer for Lyfeguard, said: “We are excited to introduce our advisory board comprising of industry leaders at the top of their fields to help take Lyfeguard to the next level, improving our offering to help consumers and IFAs alike. With the guidance of our carefully selected seven industry veterans, we are confident in our ability to lead the go-to-market strategy and ensure seamless delivering of our services to clients. We firmly believe that everyone deserves peace of mind when it comes to managing life’s essential tasks, and our advisory board’s expertise will help us achieve this goal. We are excited to embark on this new journey with our partners on board and look forward to delivering exceptional services to our clients.”

Lyfeguard was founded by father-son team Gary and Fraser Stewart to revolutionise financial management and life planning to help people keep on top of their important documents, bills and life matters, as well as address a lack of planning for end-of-life.