Akira Yamagami

NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting Inc.

Akira is Managing Director, Head of Global Financial Services Unit at NTT and Head of Singapore Branch

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Alan Ainsworth

Head of Policy, Open Banking

Alan is Head of Policy for Open Banking and a member of its leadership team, responsible for its forward looking agenda, Government Relations and regulatory affairs.

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Alex Roy

Financial Conduct Authority

Alex set up the new Consumer Distribution Policy Department in the FCA in October 2018

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Angus McFayden

Technology Lawyer, Pinsent Masons

Angus is an experienced technology lawyer with a particular focus on data assets and emerging technologies in the financial services sector.

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Andres Wolberg-Stok

Head of Digital Policy, Citi Global Consumer Banking

Andres Wolberg-Stok leverages his experience on the front lines of digital innovation at Citi to interface with regulators and policymakers around the world as Head of Digital Policy for Citi’s Global Consumer Banking division.

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Arjun Singh

Managing Director of Envestnet | Yodlee

Arjun Singh is currently the Managing Director for Asia and the head of Envestnet | Yodlee's growing operations in India.

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Arturo Gonzalez Mac Dowell

President and CEO – Eurobits

Arturo's career has been marked by his role in the introduction of high-tech products and services to the financial sector.

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Bill Jetter

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Bill Roberts

Head of Open Banking, CMA

Bill is Head of Open Banking at the CMA whose 2016 report on Retail Banking and subsequent Order led to the adoption of open banking in the UK.

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Brian Costello

VP Data Access Strategy and Strategic Solutions

Brian J. Costello is responsible for data access strategy and solutions for Envestnet | Yodlee (Yodlee)

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Colin Garland

Director of Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis, CMA

Colin is Director of Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis at the CMA.

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Chris Michael

Head of Technology at Open Banking and CEO at Ozone

Chris is an experienced industry expert in building cross functional teams, technology platforms and digital products for global brands.

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Clement Robert

Senior civil servant, French Ministry of Economy and Finance

Clement Robert is a senior civil servant at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance.

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Cynthia Rudge

Director – Open Banking

Cynthia has 30 years of corporate, consulting and entrepreneurial experience

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Dan Globerson

Head of Open Banking, RBS

Dan is Head of Open Banking for RBS, managing its regulatory commitments within the United Kingdom and across Europe.

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Dan Murphy

Policy Manager, Financial Health Network

Dan Murphy is a Policy Manager at the Financial Health Network

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Daniel Gusev

Managing Partner, Gauss Ventures

Daniel Gusev is Managing Partner of Gauss Ventures – a European-US fintech fund - as well as a seasoned entrepreneur in financial services innovation space.

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David Dalton-Brown

Chief Executive Officer, TISA

David Dalton-Brown is Chief Executive Officer of The Investing and Saving Alliance (TISA), whose core aim is to improve the financial wellbeing of UK consumers.

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David Ehrich

Co-founder and Executive Director of AIR

David Ehrich is Co-founder and Executive Director of AIR - the Alliance for Innovative Regulation, a non-profit that helps bank regulators embrace and leverage technology.

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David Heron

Standards Framework and Assurance Manager, Pay.UK

Dr. David Heron is the Standards Framework and Assurance Manager within the Standards Authority at Pay.UK

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Don Thibeau

Executive Director, OpenID Foundation

Don is the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation, a non-profit, international standards development organization

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Ed Colley

Programme Director, Open Banking

Mr. Colley was appointed as Programme Director for the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) in August 2017.

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Emma Lindley

Co-founder of Women in Identity

Emma Lindley is an advisor on digital identity and co-founder of Women in Identity

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Faith Reynolds

Independent consumer finance expert

Faith Reynolds acts as the Independent Consumer Representative on the Open Banking Implementation Entity Steering Group.

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Francesco Simoneschi

Co-Founder and CEO, TrueLayer

Francesco Simoneschi is co-Founder and CEO of fintech development platform TrueLayer.

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Gavin Starks

Gavin helps solve complex, multidisciplinary, collective action challenges.

Gavin Starks co-chaired the development of the Open Banking Standard and was founding CEO of the Open Data Institute.

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Hetal Popat

Director, HSBC

Hetal is Director for HSBC UK and Europe Open Banking and PSD2 programmes.

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Ghela Boskovich

Founder of FemTechGlobal

Ghela is a self-proclaimed Fintech fanatic, and Founder of FemTechGlobal™, a network dedicated to challenging the status quo, and improving the inclusiveness and diversity in Financial Services.

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Imran Gulamhuseinwala OBE

Implementation Trustee, Open Banking Implementation Entity

Mr. Gulamhuseinwala was appointed as Trustee for the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) on 13 April 2017.

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Ian Major

Chief Business Officer, Runpath (a part of Experian)

Ian is Chief Business Officer, Runpath (a part of Experian), responsible for strategic client engagement, onboarding and the formation of sustainable business relationships

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James Varga

Founder of The ID Co

James founded The ID Co. in 2011 with a mission to create convenience - to allow us to sign up to new products and services in seconds.

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Jane Barratt

Chief Advocacy Officer of MX

Jane Barratt, Chief Advocacy Officer of MX, is a long-time champion of financial strength.

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Jim Wadsworth

Senior Vice President, Vocalink Mastercard

Jim Wadsworth is Senior Vice President, Open Banking, at Vocalink Mastercard

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Joao Martins

CTO at Yapily

For over 20 years, Joao has been leading the development of software and technologies across fintech, gaming and marketing industries.

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John Pitts

Policy Lead for Plaid

John Pitts is the Policy Lead for Plaid, where works to protect consumer's right to access and use their financial data.

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Julie McKay

FDATA Chapter Lead, Australia and New Zealand

Julie has covered the spectrum of traditional banking; payments, risk, wealth and strategy and has worked in a variety of financial institutions in Australia and Asia.

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Jumpei Miwa

Director of Fintech and Innovation Office, Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA)

Jumpei Miwa is Director of Fintech and Innovation Office, Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA)

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Kaitlin Asrow

Fintech Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Kaitlin Asrow is a Fintech Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. In this role Kaitlin is responsible for research and monitoring in the areas of data portability, data privacy, and artificial intelligence.

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Kelly Cochrain


Prior to joining FinRegLab, Kelly helped to stand up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Kevin Telford

Advisor to ThoughtWorks and a number of FS brands

Kevin is an innovative, curious award winning business change Strategy Director and Advisor with specialist skills in Smart (Big) Data, Analytics, Intelligence, Digital and Technology solutions.

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Linda Jeng

Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center

Linda Jeng is a Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

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Liz Brandt

CEO of Ctrl-Shift

Liz is co-founder and  CEO of Ctrl-Shift

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Lisa Gutu

Head of Business Development, Salt Edge

Lisa is active in the Open Banking space for the last 5 years and is currently Head of Business Development at Salt Edge

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Matt Schofield

CTO, Credit Kudos

Matt is a seasoned CTO and Data Engineer and specialises in building large-scale software systems for data analysis and building teams around them.

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Mark Chidley

Independent financial services consultant

Mark Chidley is an independent financial services consultant

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Dr Michael Salmony

Executive Adviser to the Board at equensWorldline SE

Dr Michael Salmony is Executive Adviser to the Board at equensWorldline SE, Europe’s largest financial processor of transactional services, which handles over 17 trillion Euro per year.

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Miles Cheetham

Head of Propositions, Open Banking

Miles has been the Head of Propositions at Open Banking since its inception in 2016.

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Nick Thomas

Co-founder and Chief Scientist & Innovation Officer at Finicity

Nick Thomas is co-founder and Chief Scientist & Innovation Officer at Finicity, a leading financial data access and insights provider.

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Philip James

Sheridans' Technology and Data Group

Philip leads Sheridans’ Technology and Data Group and advises clients on commercial data strategy, brand integrity, innovation and IP asset growth.

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Pralhad Giri

Deputy Director, Central Bank of Nepal

At Nepal Rastra Bank, Mr. Pralhad Giri is responsible in policy and planning of financial institution's supervision, as well as formulating and implementation of Financial Sector Development Strategy.

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Rahul Joshi

Building systems, India

Career spanning over 25 years in Retail Banking

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Ralf Ohlhausen

Executive Advisor at PPRO & Tink, Vice-chair ETPPA, Member of the ECB's ERPB & MIB, Owner of Pay Practice

Ralf is Executive Advisor at PPRO with a focus on Business Development and Public Affairs and in particular PSD2 and Open Banking opportunities.

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Ralph Bragg

Identity and Security architect, Open Banking

As the Identity and Security architect for Open Banking Ltd (UK), Ralph is heavily active in the design and delivery of the UK’s National Open Banking and PSD2 program

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Robert McKechnie

Product development and delivery, Equifax UK

Robert has been with Equifax for c.2 years where he leads a dedicated team focusing on product development and delivery in the UK

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Sam Taussig


Sam is responsible for Kabbage’s interactions with state, federal and foreign governments and community development organizations.

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Samantha Seaton

CEO Moneyhub Enterprise

Sam is CEO of Moneyhub - an award-winning digital financial tool for customer-centric organisations and a leading player in the field of open banking

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Scott Farrell

Senior partner at King & Wood Mallesons

Scott Farrell is a senior partner at King & Wood Mallesons with more than 20 years’ experience in financial markets and financial systems law.

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Sheldon Mills

Director of Competition, FCA

Responsible for a wide range of competition work conducted at the FCA, including market studies and competition enforcement cases.

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Steve Boms

Executive Director, FDATA North America

Steve Boms is the Executive Director of the Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA) of North America and a Director of FDATA Global.

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Steven Bisoffi

Payments technical specialist, PSR

Steven joined the PSR in September 2019 as a Payments Technical Specialist

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Tatyana Zharkova

Managing Director at Russia’s FinTech Association (AFT)

Founded jointly by the Bank of Russia (financial mega regulator) and the country’s leading financial institutions.

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Takafumi Ochiai

Director, Japan Association for Financial APIs

Takafumi Ochiai is a partner in Atsumi & Sakai and a director of the Japan Association for Financial APIs and the Fintech Association of Japan.

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Tony Fish

Rethinking corporate governance models

Tony Fish thrives in complex, ground-breaking and uncertain environments; bringing proven judgement and decision-making experience.

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Torsten Lodderstedt

CTO of yes.com

Torsten Lodderstedt is CTO of yes.com, a startup building an identity scheme for banks and their customers

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Toshio Taki

Director of Board, Head of Fintech Institute, Money Forward, Inc.

Toshio Taki co-founded Money Forward, a leading Fintech venture with over 8.5 million users.

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Wijnand Machielse

European Markets Director, SRC Security Research & Consulting GmbH

Long-standing experience and expertise in retail banking IT projects, in payment schemes and in clearing systems

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Yuuko Kawai

General Manager for Europe, Bank of Japan

Yuuko Kawai is the General Manager for Europe for Bank of Japan, the central bank, since March 2018, in charge of research of economies and financial market/industry developments in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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