Chris Skinner

Author, commentator and troublemaker

The most influential person in technology in the UK. He has been an advisor to the United Nations, the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.

Nocashevents Chris Skinner  Chris Skinner is known as the most influential person in technology in the UK. He is an independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech, through his blog theFinanser.com and author of the bestselling books Digital Bank, ValueWeb and Digital Human.

He chairs the Financial Services Club and Nordic Finance Innovate, is a non-executive director of 11:FS and on the advisory boards of various firms including B-Hive, Moven and Meniga.

Mr. Skinner has been an advisor to the United Nations, the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.

In June 2019, Chris Skinner was invited to deliver a keynote at Tedx Athens on ‘Kids creating the future bank’. Our children and our children’s children, or Gen Y millennials and the Gen Z teenagers, are reinventing finance with code. What world of finance do they want, and how will the bankers of old, who are older, react? Click here to view the 15 minute Talk.

In recent years, he has been voted one of the most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News and Thomson Reuters, as well as:

  • Best CEO of the Year 2019 – Lawyer International
  • Best Financial Markets Adviser of the Year 2019 – M&A Today, Corporate America Today and Global 100
  • Most Influential Fintech Advisor 2019 – CV Magazine
  • Best Fintech Keynote Speaker 2019 – Global Business Insight
  • Ones To Watch in Financial Services 2019 – Global Business Insight
  • Financial Markets Advisor of the Year – ACQ5 Global Awards 2019, The Global Venture Annual Awards 2019, Global 100 Awards 2019 and Lawyer International Global Awards 2019
  • Best FinTech Author 2019 – AI International Finance Awards 2019
  • Outstanding contribution representing The Finanser – CEO Today Magazine European Business Awards 2019
  • Game Changer of the Year 2019 – Finance Monthly
  • FinTech Author of the Year 2019 – Acquisition International
  • Most Influential CEO of the Year 2019 – CV Magazine
  • Refinitiv’s top 100 global social media influencers in financial technology 2019
  • Best in Financial Services UK – Global Business Insight Awards 2019

… and more.