Fintech Scotland has announced the appointment of Stephen Ingledew as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Fintech Scotland is an organisation that was established by the Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) Fintech Steering Committee that aims to propel and innovate the country within the finance sector through the use of technology.
“Stephen has already indicated that he would focus his efforts on creating an integrated and thriving ecosystem through the provision of funding, support, infrastructure and talent that recognises and responds to the needs of all stakeholders and connect Scotland to other global Fintech centres,” Fintech Scotland said.
Ingledew previously held a number of senior roles at Standard Life between 2007-2016, as well as having worked as a Commercial Director at Barclays Wealth prior to this.
Further, Ingledew has vast industry experience, having also worked for Scottish Financial Enterprise; The Institute of Financial Services; The Chartered Insurance Institute and The Financial Services Authority.
“Our new CEO will work closely with a broad range of stakeholders including members the fintech community through the FinTech Practitioners Forum, SFE’s Fintech Steering Committee, and our 2 HM Treasury envoys,” said Fintech Scotland.