Commercial Director, Volt Bank
Category: Senior Leaders (CEOs, CFOs, Founders, Executive Team Members)
Lynda is a chartered accountant with c.20 years of working in Financial Services and advising both financial institutions and private equity. She has experience of working with Government and regulators during the financial crisis in the UK and was involved in authoring the 2014 Financial System Inquiry report in Australia.
Currently helping launch a new bank in Australia (Volt bank) and sits on several FinTech startup advisory boards. She is a regular mentor on several generic tech accelerators and an angel investor and NED for Scale Investors, which provides seed capital to female entrepreneurs across sector.
Lynda is also a NED for The Studio (incubator for creative tech startups) and has recently helped launch Ocean Impact Organisation, an innovation ecosystem and accelerator for ocean impact. She has two bachelor degrees in Information Technology and Business and has completed studies in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Stanford University.
Finalist for FinTech Mentor of the Year (2019) and Winner of Woman in Finance: Mentor of the Year (2018) being national awards in Australia. A female founder advocate and FinTech evangelist with a number of regular speaker/moderator/judging roles for various global FinTech and broader tech conferences and awards.