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Fintech Talents & Future Identity Festivals 2021

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David Cunningham

Chief Commercial Officer, LexTego

Rory Brimmer

Senior Manager, Business Development, Turo

Mark Cooley

Head of Sales, Age Certification Scheme

Steve Pannifer

Managing Director, Consult Hyperion

Mark Haine

Working Group Co-Chairman, The Open ID Foundation

Martin Sladecek

Director of Digital Strategic Studies, Société Générale

Derek Stewart

Founder & CEO, PAYSME

Emily Nicolle

Fintech Correspondent, Dow Jones

Chris Harrison

CEO, Furness Building Society

Jess Mager

Product & Growth Manager, VC Innovations

Flora Pleguezuelos

Product & Content Manager, VC Innovations

Bridget Greenwood

Founder, The Bigger Pie

Louise Stewart

Strategic Counsel, Cicero

Clare McKeeve

Group CEO, Talenthouse

Mathias Fonseca

Global Fintech Principal Engineer, Delivery Hero

Svetlana Novikova

Finance, Data and Pricing Director, Cuvva

Chris Higham

Head of Payments and Cards, Secure Trust Bank

Lisa Moyle

Director of Strategy and Co-Founder, VC Innovations

Brian Otten

Digital Transformation Catalyst, Axway

Maria Papadelli

Head of Product, YuLife

Toby Kernon

Founder & CEO,, Wagonex

Aymer Wilson

Head of Sales and eCommerce, Whistlefish

Joerg Gunther

Managing Director , Global Co-Head of Securities Services Operations & Technology, Citi

Rabia Mahmood

Senior Software Engineer, Lloyds Banking Group

Victoria Sparey

Senior Workforce Capability Manager, Lloyds Banking Group

Leon Saunders Calvert

Head of Research & Portfolio Analytics, London Stock Exchange Group

Tasneem Harnekar

Global Head of Operations, Alchemy Crew

Karan Shanmugarajah

CEO, WealthKernel

Phillip Andrew Sjogren

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Dylan Bourguignon

Chief Executive Officer, SO-SURE

Kaija Kirch

Head of Digital Identity Technologies Department, Cybernetica

Lesley Smith

Vice President Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, Revolut

Dr Rachel O'Connell

Technical Author, Online Age Verification Standard, British Standards Institute

Iain Corby

Executive Director, Age Verification Providers Association

Louise Maynard-Atem

Research Lead, Women in Identity

Philip Briffett

Head of Partnerships, Wagestream

Sahil Shah

Fellow, Atlantic Council

Rick Chandler

Treasurer DPO and Board Member, EEMA

Richard Maton

Managing Director, Aperio and Advisor, International RegTech Association

Nick Mothershaw

Chief Identity Strategist, Open Identity Exchange

Laura Camplisson

Future Identity Portfolio Manager, VC Innovations

Jonathan Williams

Technical Payments Specialist, Payment Systems Regulator

Emma Lindley

Co-Founder, Women in Identity

Rod Boothby

Global Head of Identity, Santander

Marita Cavalcanti

Chief Financial Officer, Proportunity

Nafisa Feeney

Nafisa Feeney, Head of AML, ​ Safenetpay

David Fagleman

Advocacy Associate, The Finance Innovation Lab

Louise Smith

Chair at Innovate Finance/ HMT Fintech Envoy, HM Treasury

Adam Butler

Sales Director, Transmit Security

Lauren Jones

Senior Advisor, Payments Standardization and Policy, Huawei

Arthur Ceccotti

Payments Engineer, Monzo

Matt Wilson

Senior Enterprise Account Executive, Ekata

Jacquie Hughes

Senior Advisor, Online Harms Bill, UK Government

Surash Patel

VP EMEA, TeleSign

Ravneet Shah

VP Engineering, Allica Bank

Jessica Figueras

Vice Chair, UK Cyber Security Council

Michael Bradley

Senior Data Transformation Manager, HSBC

John Wilkson

CEO, TMT Analysis

Matt Cumbers

Head of Conduct Risk and Financial Crime, Shawbrook Bank

Jon Hawley

Chief Identity Officer, UNiDAYS

Katinka Brurberg

User Strategy and Insight Lead, Vipps

Lendha Espinosa

International Business Development Manager, Tecalis

John Wunderlich

Chair, Mobile Driving Licences Discussion Group, Kantara Initiative

Michele Nati

Head of Telco and Infrastructure Development, IOTA Foundation

Marta Piekarska-Geater

Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Sovrin Foundation

Henk Marsmann

Lead Product Manager, Identity and Access Management, Rabobank

Yiannis Theodorou

Head of Digital ID, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Micheal Shea

Director, Identity Science Practice, The Wider Team

Steve Roest

CEO and Co-Founder, PocDoc

Simon Wickes

Director, NHS Surrey Heath GP Federation

Parveen Dhanda

Ecosystem Director, Innovate Finance

Andrew Trimmer

Head Of Technology, Simply Asset Finance

Manuela Sedvartaite

Innovation Manager, Santander

Aarti Samani

Senior Vice President, Product & Marketing, iProov

Henry Salmon

Digital Investments & Strategic Partnerships, Citi

Chris Gledhill

Independent FinTech Advisor

Ash Bhatia

Chief Executive Officer, Shipyard Innovation

Kumar Bhaskaran

Innovation & Technology Scout, Office of CTO, IBM Cloud

Janine Hirt

Chief Executive Officer, Innovate Finance

Josh Vazquez Rendo

Chief Technology Officer, Clubview

Guy Kashtan

Chief Executive Officer, Rewire

Mark Hipperson

Founder and CEO, Ziglu

Ken Cregan

Head of Innovation, Unum

Ali Paterson

Editor in Chief, FF News

Cameron Orcutt

Co-Founder and CEO, OnLadder

Andrew Cregan

Head of Finance Policy, British Retail Consortium

Kaushalya  Somasundaram

Head of UK Payments Partnerships & Industry Relations, Square

Mahmoud El-Azzeh

Head of Product - Payments, DAZN

Tom Green

Commercial Lead, Cleo AI

Briony Krikorian-Slade

Principal, Payments, UK Finance

Tony Lees

Global Chief Product Officer, Wirex

Henrik Rosvall

Chief Executive Officer, Dreams

Ben Reade

Strategic Partnerships Lead, Pure Planet

Alexia de Broglie

Co-Founder, Juno

Otabek Nuritdinov

Co-Founder and CEO, StormPay

Christophe Langlois

Global Marketing Lead, Fintech & Developer Ecosystem,, Finastra

Niamh O'brien

Senior Solution Architect, Fivetran

Jamie Broadbent

Head of Digital, Innovation & Design, RBS International

Vilmos Lorincz

Managing Director, Data and Digital Products, Lloyds Banking Group

German Sibay

Senior Engineering Manager, Wise

Eddie Rob

Commercial Director, Zumo

Alan Chang

Chief Revenue Officer, Revolut

Terrie Smith

Co-Founder and CEO, Digiseq

Nick Bennett

Chief Technology and Operations Officer, Castle Trust Bank

Siri Børsum

Global VP Finance Vertical Eco-development & Partnerships, Huawei

Saket Saith

Chief Technology Officer, Barclays

Daniel Gibbs

Climate Consultant, Enterprise and Climate Propositions, NatWest Group

Paula Singliarova

Head of Stewardship and Sustainability, Arabesque Asset Management

Will Smith

Co-Founder, Tred

Kat Mann

Head of PR, Nutmeg

Hristian Nedyalkov

CEO and Co-founder, Novus

Clare Reilly

Chief Engagement Officer, PensionBee

Angus Clacher

Head of Product, Credit Kudos

Dharmesh Mistry

Chief Executive Officer, AskHomey

Francesca Carlesi

Co-founder and CEO, Molo Finance

Joy Abisaab

Co-founder and CEO, Mast

Roland Mccormack

Mortgage Distribution Director, TSB Bank

Ronan O'dea

Head of Product, Validis

Julie Ashmore

CEO, Natwest Rapid Cash

Jordan Shwide

General Manager, Business Banking, Monzo

Markos Zachariadis

Full Professor and Chair in Financial Technology & Information Systems, The University of Manchester

Alexandra Bloomfield

Payments Industry Specialist, BT Group

Paul Loberman

Chief Product Officer, Untied

Victoria Roberts

Director of Fintech Delivery Panel & Insurtech Board, Tech Nation

Douglas MacKenzie

Host & Deputy Editor, Fintech Finance

Gavin Littlejohn

Chair, Fdata Global

Kirill Evreinov

Solutions Engineer, Google Cloud, Google

Roshan Rohatgi

Senior Innovation Scout, Innovation & Solutions, Natwest

Michelle He

Co-Founder and COO, Fintern

Karen Bradbury

Client Manager, Invest Northern Ireland

Noorneet Singh

Strategy, Planning and Partnership Lead, Mettle

Jonathan Holman

Head of Digital, Santander Corporate & Commercial

Kieran Hines

Senior Analyst, Celent

Tarun Sachdeva

Chief Strategy Officer, Ziglu

Keshvi Radia

Head of Product – Payments, Allica Bank

Felipe Peñacoba Martinez

CIO, Revolut

Natasha Jones

Early Stage Investor, Octopus Ventures

James Booth

VP Head of Partnerships EMEA, PPRO

Tomás Romeiro

Data Analytics Manager, Simply Asset Finance

Joe Parkin

Managing Director, Head of Banks and Digital Channels, Blackrock

Kate Bohn

Innovation - Incubator & Accelerator lead, Lloyds Banking Group

Dominic Simkus

Manager, Innovation & Strategy, Group Transformation

Chris McEvoy

Autistic Senior Solution Architect, Nationwide Building Society

Stephen Watson

Head of Proposition, Cushon

Paul Noble

Chief Commercial Officer, Tandem Bank

Matthew Gardiner

Founder, A1 AI

Teana Baker-Taylor

General Manager, Crypto

Joon Ian Wong

Consulting Editor, The Street

Philip Gradwell

Chief Economist, Chainalysis

Jason Oakley

Chief Executive Officer, Recognise Bank

Charlotte Halkette

Chief Commercial Officer, Bought By Many

Liz Lumley

Technology and Transaction Banking Editor - The Banker, Financial Times

Derek Freel

Head of FinTech, Google

Yasamin Karimi

Head of Product, Codat

Francesca Hodgson

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, GoodBox

Sarah Greasley

Chief Technology Officer & Architecture CoE Lead, Direct Line

Steven Habbi

Global Head of Brand Design and Management, HSBC

Daniel Brummer

CFO, AuxMoney

Martin Threakall

Chief Operating Officer, Yapilly

Stephen Lemon

Co-Founder & Vice President & Strategic Partnerships & Corporate Development, Currencycloud

Nicolas Pelletier

Chief Executive Officer, Pledg

Robin Amlot

Managing Editor, IBS Journal

Derek Smith

Head of Digital Solutions, Virgin Money

Helen Bierton

Chief Banking Officer, Starling Bank at Starling Bank

Thea Loch

Head of Strategic Shaping, Lloyds Banking Group

Melissa Sassi

Chief Penguin, Entrepreneur & Student Experience, IBM Z Systems

Nina Mohanty

Founder & CEO, Bloom Money at Klarna Inc.

Frank Cooper

Senior Managing Director & Global Chief Marketing Officer, BlackRock

Kahina Van Dyke

Global Head, Digital Channels & Data Analytics, Standard Chartered Bank

Anna Porra

European Strategy Director, Marqeta

Gavin Kelly

Chief Executive Officer, Retail at Bank of Ireland

Marieke Flament

Chief Executive Officer, Mettle

Michael Anyfantakis

Chief Architect, Capital One

Scott Wilson

Commercial Vice President, Mambu

Brendan Gilmore

Managing Director, BPG Strategy Limited

Joanne Dewar

Chief Executive Officer, Global Processing Services

John Stewart

Global Head of Scouting and Research, Natwest

Ivan Mazzoleni

Cultural Energy Orchestrator & Chief Executive Officer, Flowe

Charlotte Crosswell OBE

Fintech Advisor & Non-Executive Director

Margus Arm

Deputy DG at

Annet Steenbergen

Chair, IATA Passenger Facilitation Working Group, Government of Aruba

Russ Cohn

General Manager International, OCR Labs

Claire Maillet

Head of Financial Crime, Jaja Finance

Fabian Eberle

Co-founder and COO, Keyless

Charles McManus

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Clearbank

Gilad G Amir

Digital Operating partner, Pollen Street Capital

Alex Reddish

Chief Commercial Officer, Tribe

Sabine VanderLinden

CEO, Alchemy Crew

Tom Bentley

Head of Growth, Vodeno

Richard Davies

CEO at Allica Bank Limited

Liesl Bebb-Mckay

Director, BBD

Simon Torrance

Executive Working Group Member, World Economic Forum

Andrew Murphy

Executive Director, Operations at John Lewis

Julie Sutton

VP - Customer Success, Europe, Marqeta

Adnan Ahmed

Head of Strategy, Starling Bank

Sachin Sharma

Chief Product Officer, Standard Chartered, Nexus

Hany Choueiri

Chief Data Officer, Aldermore Bank

Simon Cureton

Chief Executive Officer at Funding Options

Marion King

Director of Payments, Natwest

Bailey Kursar

Founder at Touco Lab

Simon Lyons

Head of Ecosystem Engagement - Open Banking at Open Banking Limited

Lily Morris

Responsible Investments Manager, Scottish Widows

Christopher Pearson

Head of Intermediary Mortgages, Wealth and Personal Banking, HSBC

Winston Pearson

UK Open Banking Product Manager, Goldman Sachs

James Shafe

Head of General Insurance, Payments & Innovate at FCA

Peter Tutton

Head of Policy Research and Public Affairs, StepChange Debt Charity

Sergejs Vohrins

Product Lead, Monese

Clare Whitehead

Fintech Platform Lead

Tom Bussey

Investment Manager, Strategic Innovation Investments at Tom Bussey

James Dickerson

Partner, Motive Partners

Carly Richmond

Technology Vice President

Claire Calmejane

Chief Innovation Officer, Claire Calmejane

Meaghan Johnson

CEO, Digital Magss

Will Hackett

Head of Fintech, Pangea Inc

Chris Worle

Chief Digital Officer, Hargreaves Lansdown

Shân Millie

Founder, Bright Blue Hare

Rita Martins

Head of FinTech Partnerships, HSBC

Stephen Wishart

Director of Fintech, Transunion (UK)

Andy Hirst

VP and Head of Financial Services EMEA North, SAP

Diana Carrasco

Managing Director - Head of Merchant services, Llyods Banking Group

Mark Homans

Senior Relationship Director at Santander

Shaun O'keeffe

Senior Marketing Manager at Marqeta

Julia Streets

Founder & CEO, Streets Consulting

Nick Fahy

CEO, Cynergy Bank

Laura Douglas

Senior Associate Knowledge Lawyer, Clifford Chance

Monica Sah

Partner, Clifford Chance

Jemma Waters

Head of Responsible Transformation, Lloyds Banking Group

Juliette Souliman

VC Investor, MMC Ventures

Ken Johnstone

Chief Product Officer at Mettle

Andrew Larking

Lead UX & UI Designer, Vanquis Bank

Elliott Limb

Chief Customer Officer

Ron Kalifa OBE

Chairman, Network International

Rene Michau

Head of Fintech Client Advisory, Standard Chartered

Kwasi Affum

Impact Assessment, Group Strategy, Viableuk

Chris Scambler

Head of Customer Journey Design at Lloyds Banking Group

Rachel Vann

Senior Manager, Responsible Business at Lloyds Banking Group

Christopher Kiew-Smith

Chief Compliance Officer, Zodia by Standard Chartered

Ellie Brown

Cyber Programme Delivery, Santander UK

Natalie Ledward

Head of Vulnerable Customers, Monzo

Charlotte Kanagasabapathy

Director of Innovation, Barclays

Ange Johnson de Wet

Head of Cloud & Technology Change Risk, Lloyds Banking Group

Paola Miani

Head of Design Culture, Lloyds Banking Group

Arkaprabha Sircar

Director of Strategy, TSB Bank

Mercedes Clark-Smith

Head of Design & Validation, NS&I

Ross Breadmore

Chief Product Officer

Kimberly Mescal

Head of Strategic Partnerships, Marqeta

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