FinTech Scotland’s Chair appointed as Non-Executive Directors to the CFIT board

The Centre for Finance, Innovation, and Technology (CFIT) has appointed Stephen Ingledew OBE, to their board as an independent non-executive director.

CFIT, established in early 2023, operates at the crossroads of government, regulators, and industry, serving as a central force for collaboration within the financial innovation space. It aims to set priorities, drive solutions, and foster growth within the UK fintech sector.

Alongside Alex Marsh, Former Head of Klarna UK, Stephen will bring invaluable experience and insights to the CFIT team. As independent non-executive directors, both him and Alex will bolster CFIT's governance and facilitate the formation of expert coalitions comprising professionals from finance, technology, academia, and policy makers.

Stephen Ingledew OBE is an influential advocate for openness, creativity, and inclusivity in the financial world. With an impressive track record in driving collaborations across UK regional fintech clusters, Stephen will chair CFIT's Remuneration and Nomination Committee. His expertise in selecting board members and executive directors ensures a balance of skills, independence, and knowledge, critical for CFIT's success in fostering innovation and collaboration.

Stephen commented:

“I am thrilled to have been appointed NED for CFIT. Having set up Fintech Scotland in 2018 to deliver positive economic outcomes through financial innovation, I have first hand experience of driving collaborations across diverse stakeholders and organisations and can bring my expertise to the team as we, jointly, lead the charge for financial innovation across the UK.”

To read more about this announcement visit the CFIT website