Janine Hirt

Chief Executive Officer

Innovate Finance

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Speaker Bio

Janine Hirt is the CEO of Innovate Finance (IF), the industry body representing the world-leading UK FinTech sector. Having joined the founding IF leadership team in 2015 first as Head of Membership then Ecosystem Director, she moved into the COO role in 2017 before stepping up to lead the organisation in 2021.

Janine is passionate about driving transformation to create a more democratic, transparent and inclusive financial services sector for all. Her professional career has been marked by roles that sit at the intersection of policy, international relations, and industry, including senior positions at Chatham House, (the Royal Institution of International Affairs) and the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce.

Janine received her BA Magna Cum Laude from Boston College, JYA at Oxford University, and her MSc from the London School of Economics. Janine is an American, British, Swiss and German national who calls London and NYC home.

Speaker Sessions

Fireside Chat

Fireside Chat: FinTech, A Game Changer For Financial Inclusion And Wellbeing

30 mins
  • Track - FinTech
  • Advanced Technology
  • Data & Analytics
  • Digital Transformation
  • Janine Hirt

    Chief Executive Officer

    Innovate Finance

With FinTech adoption on the rise globally, this dynamic conversation will delve into the transformative power of FinTech in promoting financial inclusion and wellbeing. You’ll hear insights on how FinTech is revolutionizing the global financial landscape, making finances more manageable and accessible for people across the world and fostering greater economic equity.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Gain an understanding of the current FinTech landscape and the emerging trends that are shaping the industry, from blockchain and cryptocurrencies to AI-driven financial services
  • Learn how FinTech companies are leveraging cutting-edge technologies to provide accessible and affordable financial services to underserved communities worldwide
  • Discover how FinTech is empowering individuals to take control of their financial lives, providing them with tools and resources to make informed decisions and improve their overall financial health

This session is for you if…you are an entrepreneur, investor and anyone with an interest in the intersection of technology and finance.

Come prepared to engage in a thought-provoking conversation that will leave you inspired and equipped with the knowledge to navigate the ever-evolving world of FinTech.

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