MEET THE ADVISORY BOARD

We’ve developed our 2019 Advisory Board to bring fresh ideas and insights to the Fintech Connect community.

Members of the board have extensive experience, from major financial incumbents to challenger banks and technology providers, and help to guide the strategic direction of the event.  Their support also shapes our year-round content, allowing us to deliver cutting-edge insights to all corners of the industry.

Blockchain Advisory Board


Michael Coletta
Michael Coletta
Head of Blockchain Technology and Business Development
London Stock Exchange Group
Michele Curtoni
Michele Curtoni
VP Digital Product Development & DLT
State Street
Sally Eaves
Sally Eaves
Member
Forbes Technology Council
Søren F. Mortensen
Søren F. Mortensen
Global Director Financial Markets
IBM
Mariana Gomez de la Villa
Mariana Gomez de la Villa
Distributed Ledger Technology Program Director
ING
Oli Harris
Oli Harris
Head of Crypto-Assets Strategy and Quorum
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Lory Kehoe
Lory Kehoe
Managing Director
ConsenSys
William Lovell
William Lovell
Head of Future Technology
Bank of England
Anthony Macey
Anthony Macey
Head of Blockchain and DLT
Barclays Ventures
Dora Matheidesz
Dora Matheidesz
Senior Innovation Manager for Blockchain
HSBC
Richard Phipps
Richard Phipps
Solution Design & Delivery Director
Swiss Re
Anthony Stevens
Anthony Stevens
SVP, Global Head of Product Innovation
Northern Trust
Tao Tao
Tao Tao
Business Development Director EMEA
Alipay

DX Advisory Board


Wincie Wong
Wincie Wong
Head of Innovation for Supply Chain Services
RBS
Ewan MacLeod
Ewan MacLeod
Chief Digital Officer
Nordea
Julian Cork
Julian Cork
Chief Operating Officer
Landbay
Ajwad Hashim
Ajwad Hashim
Vice President Innovation and Emerging Technology
Barclays
Sotiris Manderis
Sotiris Manderis
Managing Director, Corporate and Institutional Digital
HSBC
Vicky Zhang
Vicky Zhang
Innovation Lead, Enterprise Solutions
RBS
Adam Toms
Adam Toms
CEO
OpenFin Europe
Malcolm Vernon
Malcolm Vernon
Director New Digital Business EMEA
BBVA
Bijna Dasani
Bijna Dasani
Head of Architecture and Innovation
Lloyds Banking Group
Anna Maj
Anna Maj
Fintech Lead
PwC
Valentina Kristensen
Valentina Kristensen
Director of Growth & Communications,
OakNorth
Benoît Legrand
Benoît Legrand
Chief Innovation Officer
ING
Dan Zinkin
Dan Zinkin
Managing Director Global Investment & Digital Investment Banking Head of Technology
JPMorgan Chase & Co
Remco Neuteboom
Remco Neuteboom
SVP, Chief Digital Officer
Atos
Julian David
Julian David
CEO
techUK
Christopher Purves
Christopher Purves
Managing Director, FRC Strategic Development Lab
UBS
Suren Siva
Suren Siva
Director - Strategy & Innovation
Credit Suisse
Duncan Lawie
Duncan Lawie
Group CTO Strategy and Architecture, DBaaS Architecture and DevOps
Credit Suisse
Andrew Vorster
Andrew Vorster
Innovation Catalyst
Independent
Richard Caven
Richard Caven
Financial Services (UK/Ireland) Business Development
AWS

PayTech Advisory Board


Tony Craddock
Tony Craddock
Director General
Emerging Payments Association
Ed Adshead-Grant
Ed Adshead-Grant
General Manager, Payments & Cash Management
Bottomline Technologies
Nick Kerigan
Nick Kerigan
MD Future Payments
Barclaycard
David Parker
David Parker
CEO
Polymath Consulting
Rich Wagner
Rich Wagner
CEO
Cashplus
Murali Akella
Murali Akella
Head of Banks
Transferwise
Angela Yore
Angela Yore
MD and Co-founder
SkyParlour
David McHenry
David McHenry
MD, Head of Global Treasury and Payments Advisory - EMEA
Silicon Valley Bank
Mitch Pulley
Mitch Pulley
Payments Industry and Services Manager
Atom Bank
Rahul Das
Rahul Das
Head of Payments
William Hill
Iryna Agieieva
Iryna Agieieva
Senior Product Manager Payments
Booking.com
Ebru Keskin
Ebru Keskin
Head of Fraud and Payments
END.
Gary Wimbridge
Gary Wimbridge
Head of Customer Engagement Product
Paddy Power Betfair
Chris Adelsbach
Chris Adelsbach
Managing Director
Techstars
Rajesh Vohra
Rajesh Vohra
Director
Sarova Hotels
Joanne Dewar
Joanne Dewar
CEO
Global Processing Services
Matthew Key
Matthew Key
Head of Customer Innovation - Banking and Financial Services
BT
Stephen Lemon
Stephen Lemon
Co-Founder and Vice President of Corporate Development
Currencycloud
Keith Bear
Keith Bear
Fellow
Cambridge Judge Business School

RegTech & Security Advisory Board


Helène Erftemeijer
Helène Erftemeijer
Director Client Due Diligence, Client Admin & Regulations
ABN Amro
Johan Kestens
Johan Kestens
CIO
ING Belgium
Christophe Gouelo
Christophe Gouelo
Head of RegTech Consulting - CIB Change Management
BNP PARIBAS
Mukund Umalkar
Mukund Umalkar
Head of Innovation Lab
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Pravina Ladva
Pravina Ladva
Chief Technology Operating Officer – Life Capital
Swiss Re
Stephane Malrait
Stephane Malrait
MD, Global Head Market Structure and Innovation
ING
Steve Cook
Steve Cook
VP Business Development EMEA
Facetec
Guillaume Lenoir
Guillaume Lenoir
Head of IT Reg and Compliance - Global Corporate Banking
Santander UK
Arne Vidar Haug
Arne Vidar Haug
Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder
Signicat
Adriana Ennab
Adriana Ennab
Director, Public Policy
Credit Suisse