Ben Matthews

Partner, Baringa Partners

Ben is a partner in Baringa’s Financial Services practice with over 20 years’ experience across the industry. Ben leads their Transaction Banking and Payments and Financial Services Partnerships business.

Much of Ben’s experience has been in international Transaction Banking and Payments, an area that has seen substantial change over the past 10 years. Ben has spent considerable time in Asia and the US, as well as working extensively in Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris. Over this time he has built a deep understanding of bank infrastructure and operating model design and has led several large scale transformation programmes, both in the UK and globally. Recently Ben has been heavily involved in helping Banks, Vendors and FinTech’s in realising the potential value from regulation such as Openbanking and PSD II as well as understanding the potential opportunities for their businesses of innovations such as the development of API’s as a product, Distributed Ledger Technology and the move to Cloud.