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Janine Hirt

COO & Board Member, Innovate Finance

Janine Hirt is the Chief Operating Officer and a Board Member at Innovate Finance (IF), the UK membership association for global FinTech. Janine is responsible for monitoring key trends in FinTech and innovation to ensure Innovate Finance is continuously providing its membership community – from startups to multinational financial institutions – with the best support possible. She overseas IF’s 250+ member ecosystem and directly manages the relationship with its highest supporters. Janine previously led corporate relations at Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs) before joining the founding IF leadership team as Head of Membership then Ecosystem Director. She received her BA Magna Cum Laude from Boston College, JYA at Oxford University, and her MSc from the London School of Economics. Janine is an American, Swiss and German national who calls NYC and London home.