Bristol TechFin 2017

Meet our Panelists

Meet our Panelists – Krasina Mileva

Krasina Mileva (Co-Founder, COO and Legal Counsel) Registered European lawyer with over 11 years of experience in Contract and Commercial Law. Krasina has headed an international legal department in a law firm, having to deal with various civil and international matters. Then she became a sole-practitioner, focused mainly in Contract, Commercial and Company Law, whilst Read more about Meet our Panelists – Krasina Mileva[…]

Wincie Wong

Wincie Wong looks after the Digital Propositions team at RBS to create the digital experiences of the future for Personal and Business Banking customers. She has worked in a wide variety of roles from running her own business to running large teams at multinational organisations within financial services. Having grown up in New York City, she’s Read more about Wincie Wong[…]

Meet our Panelists – Dr Matthew Studley

Dr Matthew Studley (Associate Head of the Department of Engineering and Mathematics at UWE, Bristol) Dr Matthew Studley is a member of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory where his main interests span evolutionary swarm robotics and the ethical, philosophical and societal implications of robotics and automation technology.  He’s also Associate Head of the Department of Engineering Read more about Meet our Panelists – Dr Matthew Studley[…]

Meet the Panelists – Duncan Pauly

Duncan Pauly (CTO, Edge Intelligence) Duncan Pauly possesses over two decades of senior technical experience with roles involving intellectual property development, high performance software architecture, product strategy and technical governance. Mr. Pauly has originated, developed and established numerous patents worldwide. Prior to EdgeIntelligence, Mr. Pauly founded CopperEye Ltd with a high-performance data management technology and Read more about Meet the Panelists – Duncan Pauly[…]

Meet our Panelists – Nick Parish

Nick Parish (Senior Manager – New Banks, Prudential Regulation Authority, Bank of England) Nick Parish has spent over 20 years working at the Bank of England, and for the last four has been Senior Manager of the New Banks team in the PRA.  The team is responsible for authorising all new UK banks and then Read more about Meet our Panelists – Nick Parish[…]

Meet our Panelists – James Caig

James Caig – Head of Strategy at True Digital James has spent more than ten years leading strategy teams in media, creative and digital agencies. He has helped public and private sector clients such as EE, Public Health England, Lloyds Bank and Kellogg’s. He is chair of APG West, a body that champions great strategy Read more about Meet our Panelists – James Caig[…]

Meet our Panelists – Dr Holly Powley

Dr Holly Powley, Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol Holly’s primary research interests lie in banking law and banking regulation, with a focus on the structure and operation of banking regulation authorities. Holly holds an LLM in Commercial Law (Bristol), and completed her PhD in June 2016 (Bristol), entitled ‘Reforming the Structure of Banking Regulation Read more about Meet our Panelists – Dr Holly Powley[…]

Meet our Panelists – Prof Alan Winfield

Prof Alan Winfield My work at UWE spans Research and Public Engagement. I conduct research in Cognitive Robotics within the Bristol Robotics Lab. I am a member of the Science Communication Unit, and undertake public engagement​ work centred upon robotics. Robot ethics is a significant focus of my current work, including the development of new Read more about Meet our Panelists – Prof Alan Winfield[…]

Meet our Panelists – Dave Tong

Dave Tong, CTO, Moneyhub Enterprise Dave is a member of OpenID Foundation, working on open standards for financial APIs and is the technical representative for the Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA). He also represents FDATA within the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) PSD2 Stakeholder Group as well as working with the Open Banking Implementation Entity Read more about Meet our Panelists – Dave Tong[…]

Meet our Panelists – Sameer Gulati

Sameer Gulati Sameer is the Policy & Research Adviser at Innovate Finance. He works with a number of Innovate Finance members and strategic partners to provide political, public policy and regulatory guidance. Sameer also manages the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on FinTech, and leads on Innovate Finance’s work with stakeholders from across industry, local Read more about Meet our Panelists – Sameer Gulati[…]

Meet our Panelists – Prof Dave Cliff

Prof Dave Cliff, Academic Director, Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus, University of Bristol Prior to joining the University of Bristol in 2007, I’d held faculty posts at the University of Sussex School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and at the University of Southampton School of Electronics and Computer Science. I’d also Read more about Meet our Panelists – Prof Dave Cliff[…]

Meet our Panelists – Charles Radclyffe

Charles Radclyffe – FinTech practitioner Charles is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold three FinTech and AdTech companies, and passionately supports and mentors young entrepreneurs and start-up teams. In addition to providing advisory services to companies on their Data Analytics strategy, he is an experienced public speaker on topics relating to Smart Devices, Read more about Meet our Panelists – Charles Radclyffe[…]

Meet our Panelists – Nic Hemley

Nic Hemley – Head of Development for Scott Logic’s Bristol office & Board Member, Bristol Pound He has 13 years’ experience in software and consultancy including the development of financial services for a major global IT consultancy firm. He was worked extensively within the financial markets sector, in particular Liquidity Modelling and Client Intelligence. He also has Read more about Meet our Panelists – Nic Hemley[…]

Meet our Panelists – Adrian Shedden

Adrian Shedden – Head of FinTech, Burges Salmon Adrian leads Burges Salmon’s cross-departmental fintech and regulated lending practices and is a senior associate in the firm’s funds and financial regulation team. Adrian has experience advising financial institutions, high net worth individuals, start-ups and major private and public companies in relation to regulation in the following Read more about Meet our Panelists – Adrian Shedden[…]

Meet our Panelists – Nick Sturge

Nick Sturge – Director, Engine Shed Nick is responsible for the direction and operation of Engine Shed and overseeing the Bristol SETsquared Centre. His role involves developing Engine Shed as the University’s presence in the Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone contributing to long-term, sustainable & inclusive economic growth in the City-region. Nick is South West Regional Read more about Meet our Panelists – Nick Sturge[…]