MEET THE ADVISORY BOARD

We’ve developed our Global 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
Usman Sheikh
Usman Sheikh
Partner; National Head of Blockchain/Smart Contracts; National Litigation Lead - Securities, Compliance, Investigations Gowling WLG
Anthony Stevens
Anthony Stevens
SVP, Global Head of Product Innovation Northern Trust

DX Advisory Board


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

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