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
Financial Markets Advisor Of The Year
Finance Monthly Game Changers Awards 2017
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About Chris

Author and Commentator

Chris Skinner is known as an independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech through his blog, the, as author of the bestselling books Digital Bank, ValueWeb and its new sequel Digital Human. He is Chair of the European networking forum The Financial Services Club and Nordic Finance Innovation, as well as being a Non-Executive Director of the Fintech consultancy firm 11:FS.



Interfacing with the Digital Human - Part 1

How The Digital Human is changing the world - Part 2


“Chris Skinner – one of the most authoritative voices on Fintech.”

Seth Wheeler

Former Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House

“Skinner presents a compelling vision of the future of financial services.”

Jesse McWaters

Financial Services Project Leader, World Economic Forum

"Financial services is up for huge disruption. Skinner's sweeping and well-researched analysis of the big technology trends shake the windows and rattle the walls of the industry."

Don Tapscott

Best Selling Author and recently named the world's most influential digital thinker by Thinkers50


There are a range of services Chris Skinner offers as an author, analyst, commentator and speaker.

Articles and Papers

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 – opinion pieces and research papers:

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Chris Skinner has written many books covering everything from European regulations in banking through the credit crisis to the future of banking. His last book, Ditigal Bank, provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the battle for digital banking and strategies for companies to compete and is a best-seller. The sequel, ValueWeb, argued that mobile and distributed ledger technologies combine to reshape banking for the digital age. The newest book, Digital Human, presents an even more compelling vision of financial inclusion for every human on the planet through open banking techologies.


Chris has many clients in the technology, banking and financial markets and is renowned as one of the most influential and prolific thought leaders on the future of banking, finance and technology.


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