The panel of judges of this years event consists of seasoned investors, academics, marketeers, entrepreneurs with an extensive track record in finance and/ or technology. Get listed here. These experts are more than happy to assist FinTech companies in growing their business. To suggest additional experts for 2017 please contact Niek van Geffen by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richard Brown (UK) is Partner at Santander InnoVentures, which is Banco Santander's global $100Mn FinTech fund. They provide equity financing to FinTech startup companies in relevant areas to the bank. Interests include digital delivery of financial services, e-commerce and payments, online lending, e-financial investments, big data analytics.
Michael Mellinghoff (Germany) is a Managing Director at TechFluence, and a senior advisor and mentor at FinTech Forum. He is a seasoned investment professional with over 15 years of experience, spanning both the traditional banking and FinTech world. Since 2010 Michael has been working in the (German) FinTech space.
Johan us co-founder at Milestone, a Fin-Tech investment fund. During my academic career I became involved in peer-to-peer finance related investment strategies. This resulted in the establishment of Milestone P2P Fund, the first Pan-European investment fund for Marketplace Lending assets.
Sven is the manager of LEAF Lab (the innovating team) at Triodos Bank. He is an enthusiast initiator, builder, go-getter with approx. 20 years of experience in the banking sector and 3 years in NGO's. Passionate and continuously focused on sustainability, innovation, customer value and (team) result.
Ronald Kleverlaan is Crowdfunding Strategist, international key-note speaker and a strong believer in crowdfunding. Clients include local and national governments, NGOs, the European Commission, banks, accountancy firms, VC and Angel networks, universities and some of the most successful crowdfunding platforms in Europe
Alexis Thieriet is the Managing Partner of NovitasFTCL, a leading London- and Amsterdam-based corporate finance boutique exclusively advising clients in the European financial technology sector. He has advised on more than 100 M&A and capital raising transactions over the past 20 years.
Patrick Lemmens is senior portefeuillemanager at Robeco New World Financials Equities since Oktober 2008. Started in 1993 at ABN AMRO. From 1994 buy-side analyst for Global Financials. From October 2003 till December 31st 2007 portfolio manager Global Financials managing the ABN AMRO Financials Fund.
Thomas de With
Thomas is an entrepreneur with focus on fintech to foster innovation in our financial eco-system. He spent over 20 years with Deutsche Bank, demonstrated leadership on executive level, and gained investment banking experience based on an entrepreneurial spirit evidenced by a solid track record.