Director of Growth & Communications, OakNorth
Valentina is the Director of Growth & Communications at OakNorth, helping to build the brand and community since she began working with its founders, Rishi Khosla and Joel Perlman, in the summer of 2015. Joining the business full-time a year later, she was one of its earliest team members, and today sits on the Bank’s ExCo.
She is also a member of the leadership team of Tech London Advocates’ Fintech Working Group which aims to work with other organisations to strengthen the UK’s fintech ecosystem, and is a founding editorial board member of Influence, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ multi award-winning quarterly member publication. In 2018, she was named on Innovate Finance’s Women in FinTech Powerlist being selected for the ‘Stand Out 35’ distinction.