Head of Architecture and Innovation Lloyd's Banking Group
has 19+ years of professional experience and has worked across EMEA, the
Americas and Asia. She has a robust track record of delivering successes for
global Banking and Financial Services.
Bijna serves the Boards of FinTech
Connect, CIONet, IPQC CDO Exchange, and the Inclusive Companies Network. She is
a FinTech Mentor and films videos on Mentorship, Leadership & Technology.
Bijna is a Fellow of the RSA, St.
George's House, Windsor Castle and an Associate Member of Oriel College,
University of Oxford.
Bijna advises / advocates for a
diversified portfolio of Business, Technology, Social Impact, I&D causes.
She has spoken to global audiences at Deloitte, Edinburgh DataFest, Amazon,
Sky, Lloyds Banking Group, Universities (Auburn, BPP, Edinburgh, De Montfort,
Imperial College London, Oxford, Sheffield), Appway, CIO NEXT, Bloomberg,
Retail Banking Forum Europe, FinTech Connect and others. She serves as a Host /
Judge / Speaker for a portfolio of events and awards.
Bijna has been recognised for her
contributions as one of the #TechWomen100 (2019), as 'Business Role Model of
the Year' by the Women in IT Awards & Amazon (2019), by the Lloyds Banking
Group Top 100 BAME Role Models List (2019, 2018) as a 'Global Champion' (#60)
of the Top 100 Executive #FTHERoes18 by the Financial Times (2018), with an
Honorary Doctorate from De Montfort University (2018), by felicitation at the
House of Lords (UK), at the NRI Pride of India World Summit (2017) for 'Making
India Proud'. Bijna is credited as one of the Top 50 Visionary Young Leaders in
Business, by Henley Business School (2017), one of 35 leading British Business
Women under 35, by Management Today, Accenture and The Telegraph (2015) and has
received recognition with 15 further honours including the National Diversity Awards
(2012) and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards (2010). Bijna is also the
International Women’s Day Young Achiever of the Year (2006).
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Bijna.