Press Release: Joanne Thompson joins the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust as a new Trustee to its Board

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust has announced the appointment of three new Trustees to its Board, for terms of seven years each. Joanne Thompson is CEO of Penrillian Limited, a software development company. She has worked in a range of leadership roles [...]

March 24th, 2017|News|

Press Release: Evolvi and Penrillian embark on UK’s first multimodal ITSO ticketing service

Transport ticketing experts, Evolvi Rail Systems & Penrillian, have collaborated to create the first mobile solution to provide multimodal ITSO ticketing services. The collaboration provides UK rail content to Penrillian’s Voyager product and means Voyager can support integrated travel ticketing across multiple modes [...]

January 23rd, 2017|News|

Open Banking: Open Door to Mobile Risks

The Competitions and Markets Authority has ruled that all banks must offer customers mobile banking by 2018. This push to harness the so-called 'FinTech Revolution' has been welcomed by many, including the banks themselves who are all striving anyway towards omni-channel banking [...]

December 22nd, 2016|News|

Invest in Cumbria – working together to provide opportunities for growth and investment

Penrillian's Chief Executive, Joanne Thompson, invited onto speaker panel to join the debate regarding the challenges and opportunities facing local investment and growth. The discussion, which took place at the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa near Windermere on 27 September 2016, is [...]

November 8th, 2016|News|

Press Release: Leaders in smart ticketing and mobile technology reveal HCE payments for travel trial on mobile phones

  A new technology that allows passengers to use their smartphone as a replacement for a paper or smart card ticket will soon become a reality for public transport passengers in West Yorkshire, reveals the national leader in smart ticketing standards. ITSO, [...]

September 27th, 2016|News|

Penrillian CEO, Joanne Thompson, Makes the North West Business Insider Women 100 List

Penrillian are delighted to announce that our CEO, Joanne Thompson, has made this year's North West Business Insider Women 100 list, coming in as a new entrant at number 60. Visit the North West Business Insider website to read the full article. [...]

August 3rd, 2016|News|

Overcoming Barriers to Fast Growth

When a company struggles to achieve rapid growth, it’s rarely down to a lack of market opportunity. Rather, the barriers are much closer to home and in the form of weak leadership, organisational culture or defunct systems and processes. In Criticaleye's recent [...]

July 28th, 2016|News|

Penrillian CEO, Joanne Thompson, named as one of the Women to Watch in 2016

Joanne Thompson, CEO of tech company Penrillian, has been named as one of the 100 Women to Watch in the Female FTSE Board report released by Cranfield University. First established in 2009, the report supports the recommendations of the Government-backed Davies Review [...]

July 21st, 2016|News|

Penrillian CEO shortlisted for IOD Director of the Year award

Joanne Thompson, CEO of mobile technology developer Penrillian, has been shortlisted down to the final four for her category in the Director of the Year awards by the Institute of Directors (IoD). The awards recognise and highlight directors who show outstanding leadership [...]

June 6th, 2016|News|

Tapping into Fintech Innovation

Fast-forward a few years and your banking experience will be very different from today. Companies are already gathering data on your transactions to provide a better service. For example, personal financial management tools will use behavioural analytics to prompt you on your [...]

May 25th, 2016|News|


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