CEO, FINTECH Circle Innovate (London)
FinTech Circle Innovate works corporate and international venture arms helping to accelerate innovation and investment returns by connecting them to global FinTech ecosystems. A FinTech founder and entrepreneur in her own right, accomplished mentor and advisor with a strong track record at board and general management level across international markets. A deep industry capability in Financial Technology markets – payments, wholesale banking, transaction services, forex; retail and supply chain. Active in the London start-up acceleration and incubation scene working as an advisor and mentor to Level39, StartupBootcamp FinTech, London Tech Advocates – Women in Tech and FinTech workstreams, a founding member of FINTECH Circle Angel Network and Microsoft Ventures and judge SWIFT Innotribe and BNP Paribas Global Hackathon. Voted Top 100 Women in FinTech by Innovate Finance and included in the Power Women of FinTech, 2016. A contributing author to the The FinTech Book, exploring the role of corporate venture as a catalyst for innovation in FinTech. More than 20 years commercial experience in software working at SAP, HP, Sage and Nokia specialising in customer engagement and acquisition, business model implementation, product development and innovation management.