29 Jul Innovate Finance and Invest Northern Ireland executives join judging panel
Two new judges for the UK FinTech Awards 2020 have been confirmed.
Innovate Finance CEO Charlotte Crosswell and Invest Northern Ireland’s executive director of the international business group, Steve Harper, are the latest experts to join the independent judging panel of the UK FinTech Awards, which celebrates technology development and innovation within financial services.
Innovate Finance is the the UK membership body representing the fintech industry. Before she joined the organisation, Crosswell was founder and CEO at two Nasdaq-owned London start-up exchanges in equities and fixed income, and sat on the board of LCH.
In his role at Invest Northern Ireland, Harper leads the trade division, international investment division and the organisation’s international offices to deliver inward investment and export growth targets.
Prior to Invest Northern Ireland, Harper was the business development director at Wrights Group for five years. He was responsible for growing the company’s export business, researching and identifying new markets, new products and service opportunities.
Also on the independent judging panel are Stephen Ingledew of Fintech Scotland and Will Thorne of the FinTech Delivery Panel.