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IFGS 2019 Speaker Spotlight: Chris Skinner CEO, The Finanser

What is it about IFGS that brings you back every year? OR What is it about IFGS that has brought you to the event this year?
The networking and ability to engage most of the UK FinTech community in a few hours.

What is the biggest change you have seen in the FinTech industry over the past 12 months?
A focus on Asian growth in FinTech investment, especially in Artificial Intelligence, and disillusionment with blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

What do you believe to be the most vital implication of Brexit on UK Fintech?
The loss of harmonised regulations which may cause start-ups to base themselves somewhere other than the UK due to lack of consistency and lack of a decent talent pool, due to the loss of the free movements of people.

What are your go-to reads for industry updates and insights?
TheFinanser.com and Chris Skinner’s books.

If you could be stuck in a lift with 3 people who would it be and why?
Jamie Dimon, Jack Dorsey and Satoshi Nakamoto as the discussion would be fascinating (and definitely not Inspector Clouseau)