Paul Rider

Head of Commercial

Paul Rider is Head of Commercial at Innovate Finance, the industry body representing the UK FinTech sector. Paul develops and secures new commercial partnerships to help support Innovate Finance’s strategic objectives and the goals of its member companies. Paul also manages sponsorship for major Innovate Finance events including the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2019 and other related business development activities. Before joining Innovate Finance, Paul was SVP Strategic Partnerships and formerly Chief of Staff at Monitise plc. Paul began his career at Deloitte as a Strategy and Technology Consultant working across a number of clients and industries. While there he also worked in Corporate Finance and trained as a Chartered Management Accountant. Outside of work Paul enjoys cricket, BBQing, fine wines and cycling around London.