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Innovation Direction, Future of Fin-Tech (FS)

£700 - £900 per day

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A leading governing body is looking for an Innovation Director to lead a team to address key drivers in the technology market within financial services. The body funds philanthropic work to support the thriving economy of London.

As Innovation Director you will identify future trends in technology within the financial services sector and recommend solutions to drive change within green finance, fin-tech and cyber security. You will need to develop strong relationships with stakeholders within financial services institutions to drive change.


  • Understand and assess the current technology landscape (AI, block-chain) in relation to the financial services industry and recommend solutions to grow businesses by harnessing these technologies. 
  • Assess the emerging markets within the financial services sector (such as sustainability) and recommend solutions on how an ecosystem-wide approach can be implemented and scaled in London.
  • Develop relationships with stakeholders within financial services institutions both UK wide and internationally.
  • Lead the team (Head of Innovation, Head of Technology, Senior Policy Advisor)


  • In depth understanding of technology products (such as block-chain, AI, cryptocurrency)
  • Previous experience leading teams and setting strategic direction
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse stakeholders
  • Previous experience delivering innovation projects/solutions to clients
  • Financial services experience highly beneficial


  • Start date: July
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Day rate: £700-£900 (dependent on experience)
  • Location: London



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