Dr. Ruth Wandhöfer

Partner, Gauss VC

Ruth has been instrumental in shaping the future of finance over the last 20+ years. After a distinguished career with Citi, Ruth is now an independent Non-Executive Director on the boards of Permanent TSB, Gresham Technologies, Aquis Exchange, and a Partner at Gauss Ventures. She chairs the Statutory UK PSR Panel, heads up banking for GC Partners, advises the ETPPA and is Co-Founder of Sinonyx and Partner at

 She published three books: “EU Payments Integration” (2010), “Transaction Banking and the Impact of Regulatory Change” (2014), “Redecentralisation: Building the Digital Financial Ecosystem” (2023). She is a Fellow of Bayes Business School London, Visiting Professor at the London Institute of Banking and Finance and Queen Mary London School of Law.

 She balances this extraordinary career while raising her two children and champions for a better work life balance for parents and more support for women entrepreneurs.

IFGS Returns!

Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th April 2023

Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HH

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