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Maxine Austin

Category: Professional & Financial Services

Maxine role is part of the growth and investment into enterprise enablers to evolve Lloyds Banking Group’s app, web and API platforms. Her team are supporting the growth of beta app capabilities and leading the product management community in Transformation to embed a product-led culture.

Previously, Maxine was a founding member of the LBG Innovation Labs. She successfully franchised key initiatives to enable innovation at scale across the Group and launched a FinTech mentoring scheme matching senior executive mentors to early stage startups.

Passionate about inclusion and diversity, Maxine co-led the digital stream of the Lloyds’ Breakthrough women’s network, delivering collaboration events with FinTech partners to champion the agenda for diversity in senior roles across the technology and financial services industries. She created a ‘Deciphering Digital’ campaign across this network and led a ‘Scaling for Inclusion’ workshop at the FinTech Growth Forum, an industry event for startups.

Maxine has seized the opportunity to undertake roles that shape the future of banking, spanning Wealth Management, Learning, Talent, Innovation and Digital Platforms. Her career journey so far showcases the many routes into finance and technology; and that equipped with a growth mindset, you can explore, succeed and have impact within an organisation.