Chief Strategy Officer, Blend Network
Roxana is Chief Strategy Officer at Blend Network, a peer-to-peer lending platform that was last year selected by the Mayor of London as one of the UK’s top-ten FinTech companies. She is responsible for the platform’s growth and strategic partnership alliances. Prior to joining Blend Network, Roxana spent eight years in the City as a Vice President of commodities at Morgan Stanley and Barclays responsible for the design and implementation of fundamental-based and tactical trade ideas advising institutional investors and pension funds.
Most recently, she founded leading UK mobile beauty platform Zeebba, dubbed the ‘Uber of Beauty’ by the London Daily Mail, and successfully exited after 18 months. Roxana holds an MSc in Financial Economics and Econometrics and a BSc in Quantitative Economics. She is a volunteer outreach worker engaging with homeless people across London with outreach teams and regularly hosts Ladies Pampering Days for vulnerable women living in the streets. Her moto in life and work is ‘You don’t ask, you don’t get!’.