Thought Leadership

Tim Healy, FIX Trading Community, Global Marketing & Communications Director

on Trading Systems
Tim Healy has almost 30 years of experience with the financial services sector and is currently the Global Marketing and Communications Manager for the FIX Trading Community, having joined in late 2013. Tim started his career in the City working for US Equity broker, Dean Witter Reynolds, and worked his way through the ranks to become a Sales... Full Profile

Philip Pettinato, Reval, Chief Technology Officer

on Treasury and Risk Management
Philip Pettinato is Chief Technology Officer at Reval with responsibility for managing the company’s research and development activities across three core operating groups: product management, product engineering and information technology. Mr. Pettinato has more than 25 years of experience managing and developing technology solutions for... Full Profile

Ian Jackson, Enshored, CEO

on Outsourcing
Ian Jackson is the CEO of Enshored ( Enshored is an outsourcing firm purpose-built to solve the challenges related to scaling disruptive, high growth businesses, delivering proven results by employing our unique agile operating framework and the most highly skilled associates in the industry Ian's role at Enshored sees him drive... Full Profile

Chris Robinson, Contrado Consulting, Managing Partner

on Insurance
Chris has nearly 30 years experience operating at senior levels in Financial Services including spells as Chief Executive of a 'plc' specialising in advising owners of small companies, managing director of a National Intermediary, and Intermediary Sales Director of a major insurance provider. With considerable experience implementing large scale... Full Profile

Simon Richards, tekVizion, Managing Director EMEA & APAC

on Banking Compliance
Simon Richards, is CEO Fonetic USA, a Madrid-based company created by Spanish linguistics academics who have developed a completely unique and innovative voice recognition technology used on trading floors at a number of the world’s most high-profile financial services organisations. Fonetic brings social media, data analytics, sentiment... Full Profile

Sirpa Nordlund, Mobey Forum, Executive Director

on Mobile FS
Sirpa Nordlund is executive director of the bank-led Mobey Forum, a non-profit organisation consisting of banks, mobile network and handset firms, payment processors and vendors, which seeks to encourage and support the development of mobile financial services. Prior to joining Mobey Forum in 2010, Nordlund worked at Nokia for ten years, where she... Full Profile

Fabrice De Windt, BT Global Services , Vice President, Sales & Business Development

on Infrastructure & Communications
Fabrice De Windt is Vice President, Sales & Business Development for BT’s global banking & financial markets division. Appointed to this role in 2012, he provides virtual sales leadership across the business unit to maximise consistency and effectiveness of company’s activities. Fabrice joined BT in February 2011 to lead the Global Bid... Full Profile

Hans Tesselaar, Zafin, Board Member

on Retail Banking Technology
Hans Tesselaar is the executive director of the Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN), a worldwide not-for-profit association with over 30 technology and banking members. BIAN aims to create the de-facto open standard for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) for the banking industry, by encouraging its members to adopt common, interoperable... Full Profile

Ben Poole, Ben Poole Editorial Services, Freelance writer and editor

on Corporate Treasury
Ben Poole is a freelance writer and editor, specialising in financial technology, corporate treasury and transaction banking. He regularly contributes feature articles to a variety of trade press publications, including bobsguide, provides content for banks and technology vendors, and acts as a moderator at a variety of industry events. Prior to... Full Profile

Zennon Kapron, kapronasia, Founder / Director

on Asian Markets
Zennon Kapron is the founder and Managing Director of Kapronasia and has been involved in the financial technology industry for over 15 years. He has been published and mentioned in numerous online and offline industry publications and is a regular participant in industry events both in Asia and globally. Before Kapronasia, Zennon was the Global... Full Profile

Andrew Witney, Barclays Bank, CIO, Corporate Banking

on Banking Technology and Operations
Andrew Witney is the chief information officer (CIO) for corporate banking at Barclays Bank. He is an experienced technology professional who joined corporate banking in 2010 from the investment banking unit where he had spent the previous six years in charge of infrastructure/operations and as head of technology for FX, commodities, emerging... Full Profile

Alara Basul, Ravelin Technology, Head Of Content

on FinTech
Alara Basul is the digital finance reporter for bobsguide and its sister websites GTNews and PaymentEye. She has previous experience in both online editorial and print magazines, as well as working as a news presenter focusing on current global events. Alara studied at Syracuse University in New York before beginning her career in journalism. Full Profile