Anne Boden MBE
Founder and CEO, Starling Bank
After a distinguished 30-year career in senior leadership at global banks, including Allied Irish Banks, Royal Bank of Scotland and ABN AMRO, Anne Boden founded mobile bank Starling in 2014.
She raised $70 million and obtained a UK banking licence in 2016, launching Starling’s first account in 2017. London-based Starling offers smart money management tools in its app-based accounts for individuals and small businesses, as well as an in-app Marketplace providing access to third-party financial services. Starling over 2 million accounts and now makes a profit.