Wall Street Journal Named Chris
1 Of The Top 40 Fintech Influencers Globally
Deluxe Named Chris
1 of the 8 Fintech Leaders You Need To Follow
Next Bank Named Chris
a Fintech Titan
Author and Commentator
In 2017, he was voted Game Changer of the Year and Financial Markets Advisor of the Year by Finance Monthly, CEO of the Year by CV Magazine, and has been an advisor to both the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.
Described by Seth Wheeler, Brookings Guest Scholar and Former Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House, as “one of the most authoritative voices on Fintech anywhere”, Chris has previously written many books covering everything from European regulations in banking through the credit crisis to the future of banking. His new book is a sister to his last book, Digital Bank. ValueWeb describes the impact of Fintech and how mobile and blockchain technologies are changing the face of finance in building an internet of value. As a result of the emerging internet of value, banks have to become digitalised, and Digital Bank provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the battle for digital banking and strategies for companies to compete.
The Financial Services Club is a network for financial professionals, and focuses on the future of financial services through the delivery of research, analysis, commentary and debate. Founded in 2004, the Financial Services Club meets regularly in Austria, England, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Slovakia and Sweden.
Mr. Skinner is a regular commentator on BBC News, Sky News, CNBC and Bloomberg about banking he is on the Advisory Boards of including B-Hive, Bankex, iambank, IoV42, Innovate Finance, Life.SREDA, Moven, Meniga, Pintail, Project Exscudo and the Token Fund; and is a Judge on many awards programs including the Asian Banker’s Retail Excellence Awards, as well as having worked closely with leading banks such as HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Citibank and Société Générale, as well as the World Economic Forum.
Chris is known for speaking and keynote presentations at leading industry forums. Through these keynotes, he has presented alongside many other leading world figures including Jack Dorsey, Will.i.am, Hillary Clinton, Richard Branson, Meg Whitman, Bill Gates and Sir Clive Woodward.
Prior to founding the Finanser, Chris was Vice President of Marketing and Strategy for Unisys Global Financial Services and Strategy Director with NCR Financial Services. These roles sparked Chris’s specialisation in the future of financial services after he created the Global Future Forum in Unisys and the Knowledge Lab in NCR.
He studied at Loughborough University in the UK, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Sciences alongside a Diploma in Industrial Studies. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Management Services, an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered Insurance Practitioner.
More can be discovered about Chris Skinner at thefinanser.com.
In this capacity, Chris Skinner has worked worldwide delivering advice, keynote speeches, presentations and workshops to many banks and vendors including: Accenture, American Express, ANZ, Bank of America, Bank of Baroda, Cisco, Deutsche Bank, Hewlett Packard, HSBC, Liberty Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, McKinsey, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, Nationwide Building Society, NCR, the National Bank of Kuwait, Royal Bank of Scotland, the Union Bank of the Philippines, Wells Fargo and many others.
Chris Skinner is a prolific author of opinion pieces and research for a variety of organisations including the Financial Times, The Times, The Banker magazine, BAI’s Banking Strategies and more. His writing generally takes two forms... Read More
This takes the form of coaching & counselling for business strategies, marketing plans or sales campaigns... Read More
Chris Skinner is often requested to chair a conference and, on these occasions, the same fee rates apply as for ‘General Presentations’... Read More
Chris Skinner is often asked to make specific commentary about a market area or company, which involves researching the markets to gain specific insights into that market area or company... Read More
His keynote addresses focus upon the key current trends and future scenarios for all areas of financial services across retail, commercial and investment banking, as well as wider areas of the future of society and the economy... Read More