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Coffee and Cake Episode 2: Mettle

As the financial services workforce continues to adapt to remote working, this series will look at how remote engineering teams are able to navigate both innovation and regulation, while moving forwards towards greater change. Our panellists will discuss what a new, distributed workforce now looks like, alongside some of the pain points, including siloed teams, difficulties in hiring top talent, and navigating when is the right time to hire.

In this episode, Anthonio Pinheiro, Head of Delivery at Andela, is joined by Wayne Freeman, CTO of Mettle to discuss the challenges and opportunities of remote teams.

To watch the interview in full click here.

“Trust is about openness, which is even more important in the remote first world,” Wayne said.

“I think having a culture where you can be really transparent about the business and about what you’re about to achieve: the challenges you’re having, the successes and the failures etc. Those things are really important because people can feel connected to the people that they’ve worked with but also with the mission of what the organisation is trying to do.

We’ve invested a lot of time and effort as we think it’s so important, pandemic or not, that culture like that actually exists for us.

Watch the video in full here.

Mettle Andela


  • Polly is a journalist, content creator and general opinion holder from North Wales. She has written for a number of publications, usually hovering around the topics of fintech, tech, lifestyle and body positivity.

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