Susanne Chishti

CEO, Fintech Circle

Susanne Chishti is the award-winning founder & CEO of FINTECH Circle and a FTSE Board Member. As Investor and Editor of The FINTECH Book Series she lives with her family in London and is a Non-Executive Director of CMC Markets PLC and Crown Agents Bank. She is also an in-demand keynote speaker at leading finance and technology conferences globally.


Susanne is the CEO of FINTECH Circle, Europe's 1st Investor Network focused on fintech investments and a leading fintech innovation, learning and communications platform. She is also the Co-Editor of the Bestseller "The FINTECH Book" which has been translated into 10 languages and is sold across 107 countries, The WealthTECH Book, The InsurTECH Book, The PAYTECH Book, The AI Book and The LEGALTECH Book. Susanne’s awards include “Top 10 global fintech influencers in 2022” (Evening Standard), “Top 5 ESG Influencers Globally” (Refinitiv) and the Fintech Champion of the Year in 2019 (Women in Finance Awards).


She has also been a fintech TV Commentator on ITN and CNBC and a guest lecturer on financial technology at the University of Cambridge and Warwick Business School. After completing her MBA she started her career working for a fintech company (before the term "fintech" was being invented) in the Silicon Valley 25 years ago. She then worked more than 15 years across Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, Morgan Stanley and Accenture in London and Hong Kong.


Susanne is an award-winning Entrepreneur and Investor with strong FINTECH expertise. She is a Judge and Coach at global FINTECH events and competitions and a conference keynote speaker. Susanne leads a global community of more than 200,000 fintech entrepreneurs, investors, financial services professionals globally ( Follow Susanne on LinkedIn/Twitter and Instagram on @SusanneChishti @FINTECHCircle

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