Melike Belli

Category: Rising Stars

Melike is Market Development Manager at Cybertonica, a London-based FinTech startup using AI and machine learning to manage risk and increase conversion for all channels of transaction platforms. Along with her colleagues, she is working tirelessly to protect e-businesses and their customers from fraudsters. Melike also regularly runs thought leadership events in London on hot topics in FinTech, AI and fraud prevention to facilitate learning, collaboration and business networking between industry professionals.

A Chartered Banker by training, she specialises in the UK and Turkey FinTech ecosystems and has authored numerous publications. Published in 2016, Melike's book ‘Banking and FinTech’ started the FinTech movement in Turkey. It put FinTech firmly on the agenda of the country’s top decision makers in payments and banking and was used as a road-map to build a FinTech ecosystem.

Melike recently joined the Advisory Board of Nottingham University Business School, where she aims to contribute to the vision of the School in creating education programmes fostering financial innovation and development of talent for the FinTech industry. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion in financial services and Country Ambassador for the European Women in Payments Network, a platform that inspires, empowers and mentors women.

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