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Wijay Kanagasundaram is the co-founder and director of WIS Accountancy, WIS Umbrella, and WIS Mortgages and Insurance Services.
Kanagasundaram founded WIS Accountancy in 2015, with a mission to be the one-stop-shop for contractors, freelancers and small business owners by bringing Accountancy, Tax, PAYE Umbrella, Mortgages, Insurance, Pension and investments and other additional financial needs under one roof with affordable prices. WIS Umbrella was added as another facet to the business with its establishment in 2019.
Before launching his own business, Kanagasundaram had a proven track record in finance services, having worked early in his career for names such as HSBC and Costco Wholesale in assistant roles.
He went on to become an operations analyst at Commerzbank AG and spent a short stint as a regulatory reporting consultant with Barclays before joining Morgan Stanley as a regulatory reportung manager in 2010. Kanagasundaram remained there until 2015, when he decided to focus on growing his own business.
In September 2020, Kanagasundaram appeared on a Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland podcast, discussing the importance of leadership and the impact it has had on his career to date.