Ian Wilson, Managing Director

With a 20-year track record in the financial services industry, Ian serves as Managing Director of’s parent company, Seopa Ltd.

After earning an MEng degree from Queen’s University Belfast, Ian entered the financial services sector in 2003, serving as MD of Seopa and leading the launch of the fintech company’s Northern Ireland financial comparison platform,

He has pioneered the launch of a wide range of innovative financial comparison solutions that have helped both consumers and small businesses in Northern Ireland to save money on everything from car insurance to car finance, and from commercial property insurance to commercial mortgages.

Ian is an approved person of the Financial Conduct Authority – as a regulated industry body, the FCA ensures the highest standards of financial expertise are maintained and customer interests are protected.

Recognition also comes from Northern Ireland’s Institute of Directors, honouring Ian with a Highly Commended Award in the Young Director of The Year category.  As a member of both the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, his expert financial commentary on the Northern Ireland insurance industry is regularly quoted in the national and local press.

Ian Wilson in the Press

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Finances


Organisers of the Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon are delighted to announce they will be working with new sponsor,, to help launch its #MoneyHealthCheck

Scholarship launched to boost booming fintech sector

Irish News

Despite Northern Ireland being among the world’s top locations for fintech investment, four in five students say they’ve never even considered a job in a sector worth more than a third of a billion pounds annually to the economy.

Over 7,000 potholes recorded on Derry roads in 2022

Derry Journal

It has emerged that 7076 potholes were reported in the Derry and Strabane district last year, compared to 9246 in 2021.

Finances are biggest pressure facing NI Students


A new survey by found that over three-quarters of students in Northern Ireland say that finances are the biggest pressure they face in higher education.

The cost-of-living crisis has set NI travellers back

Belfast Newsletter

The impact of the cost-of-living crisis is being felt in every area of life across Northern Ireland and travel is no different.

Where in NI are most drivers caught on mobile phones?

Northern Ireland World

More than half of Northern Ireland drivers have used their phone while driving, latest figures have shown.