About FINTECH Circle

Our team has got decades of experience both at leading financial, technology and telecoms organizations globally and also in running startups. We are passionate about FinTech and always make a real impact on our customers.

Susanne Chisti
Susanne Chisti

CEO & Founder

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CEO of FINTECH Circle, Europe’s 1st Angel Network focused on FinTech opportunities and the FINTECH Tours, Chairman of FINTECH Circle Innovate and Co-Editor of “The FINTECH Book”​ — the 1st Crowd-Sourced Book on FinTech globally. Recognised in the European Digital Financial Services ‘Power 50’ 2015, an independent ranking of the most influential people in digital financial services in Europe. Selected as top 15 FinTech UK Twitter influencers and as "City Innovator - Inspirational Woman 2016".

Susanne is an entrepreneur and investor with strong FinTech expertise. Mentor, Judge & Coach at FinTech events and competitions such as SWIFT Innotribe, Cambridge Judge Business School Accelerator, Fintech Startup Bootcamp and Barclays Techstars Accelerators. More than 14 years’ experience across Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, Morgan Stanley and Accenture in London and Hong Kong.

“In front of our eyes a new industry is being built which will revolutionize how we bank, pay, invest and trade with other consumers and businesses worldwide. You have the choice of sitting on the sidelines and watch how FinTech will change your personal and professional life. But you can also get ahead of the game by becoming involved, building up your expertise and potentially invest into the next Apples, Paypals and Googles which are being founded today.”

Nicole Anderson
Nicole Anderson

CEO of FINTECH Circle Innovate

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CEO of FINTECH Circle Innovate. A FinTech founder and entrepreneur, mentor and advisor with a strong track record at board and general management level across international markets.

A deep industry capability in Financial Technology markets – payments, wholesale banking, transaction services, forex; retail and supply chain.

Active in the London start-up acceleration and incubation scene working as an advisor and mentor to Level39, StartupBootcamp FinTech, London Tech Advocates – Women in Tech and FinTech workstreams, a founding member of FINTECH Circle Angel Network and Microsoft Ventures and judge SWIFT Innotribe and BNP Paribas Global Hackathon. Voted Top 100 Women in FinTech by Innovate Finance and included in the Power Women of FinTech.

More than 20 years commercial experience in software working at SAP, HP, Sage and Nokia specialising in customer engagement and acquisition, business model implementation, product development and innovation management, brand and go-to-market strategy implementation.

Noel Peatfield
Noel Peatfield

Marketing Manager

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Noel joined FINTECH Circle in 2015. As Marketing Manager he connects our global FinTech community across all our social media channels. He is an expert in FinTech, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Data Analytics, Behavioral Finance, Wealth Management, News Analytics and Linguistics Sentiment.

Nicolas Steiner
Nicolas Steiner

Digital Convergence and Ecosystem Director

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Director of Digital Ecosystem. Highly accomplished Entrepreneur with extensive expertise in Product and Strategic Partnership Development within the Digital/Mobile Product arena. In depth knowledge of FinTech, MarTech, Identity / KYC, Payment, IoT, Big Data Value Management, SaaS, blockchain & decentralised applications frameworks.

Active in the European Digital Innovation Ecosystem as advisor and investor of companies within the mobile, cloud, Blockchain & decentralised applications frameworks, data analytic and IoT services. Nicolas is a founding member of FINTECH Circle Angel Network and Level39, he is mentoring with StartupBootcamp, FinTech Fusion, as well as Board Member of the Eurocloud trade association, Entrepreneur in residence & Lecturer at the Management School of Fribourg.

More than 20 years experience in IT, Telecom & Software development working from startup to enterprise with such companies as Global Cloud Exchange, Swisscom and Orange specialising in Strategic Marketing for digital enablement as well as innovation & product anticipation strategy.

Cosmo Spens
Cosmo Spens

Business Development, London

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Extensive international board level experience in launching high growth Technology driven businesses across Media, FinTech, IOT, and Entertainment sectors, covering strategic business development, leadership, management, sales, marketing, distribution and cloud-based SaaS. Strong cross cultural experience in generating client engagement, transformation, strategic partnerships and revenue growth across USA, EMEA, APAC and LATAM markets (B2B/B2C).

Melissa Amouny
Melissa Amouny

Operations and Marketing Manager

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Melissa holds a Master in International Business Management. She has a background in Marketing and Sales. As a Marketing professional she is responsible for marketing programs, brand management, and strategic thinking. Always ready to accept new challenges, Melissa is also passionate about technology and innovation.

Alex Regueiro
Alex Regueiro

Technical Architect

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Serial tech entrepreneur and expert on mathematical and philosophical logic, computer science, and artificial intelligence.

Denislav Chakarov
Denislav Chakarov

Project Manager

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Fintech analyst and project manager with strong expertise in international payments, business analysis and big data analytics.