Leon is Chief Business Officer of Yolt: a smart money platform built to harness the power of open banking. Yolt, which is owned by ING, was born in 2016 and is currently available in open Beta in the UK. Having worked as consultant for Retail Banks worldwide, Leon joined ING in 2011 before moving to Yolt in April 2017.
Leon is currently leading Yolt Technology Services, Yolt’s service which offers companies across Europe access to accounts via open banking APIs, to help accelerate their business. This includes all bank data connections that Yolt makes, which makes Leon Yolt’s Open Banking and PSD2 expert. As a driven Fintech and Retail banking professional, he is committed to bringing a frictionless banking experience to consumers.
Leon has vast international experience both professionally and personally, and currently resides near Utrecht with his wife and 3 young children. When he’s not sharing his Open Banking expertise, Leon enjoys sports, and is himself an active cyclist and runner.