She had held the role on an interim basis since Stephen Ingledew stepped into a new position of executive chair in November. The businesswoman was previously a senior regulator at the Financial Conduct Authority. She said when her appointment was announced that joining the team had strengthened her passion for entrepreneurial innovation and how it can benefit citizens and the economy.
The organisation is an independent not-for-profit body aiming to ensure that Scotland seizes fintech opportunities and “achieves positive economic and social outcomes by encouraging financial innovation, collaboration and inclusion as part of the country’s broader digital economy objectives”.
Having just been officially appointed chief executive of FinTech Scotland, what do you aim to achieve in the role? What learnings are you bringing from your experience of financial services?