Jannah Patchay is the founder of Markets Evolution, a consultancy specialising in financial markets innovation and in helping financial institutions and fintechs to define, develop and execute their commercial strategies in a highly regulated environment. Her passion lies in building the financial markets of the future, harnessing frontier technologies to create new and innovative financial services and products that can promote wider social and environmental benefit, and greater access to financial services. Her current focus areas include sustainable and green finance, and the development of digital asset markets and central bank digital currencies.
She is a founding member of the Digital Pound Foundation, a member of the Whitechapel Think Tank and an active contributor to its Future of Payments Working Group, and to their development of policy and advocacy around the evolution of the UK’s payments infrastructure and the case for a UK central bank digital currency. She is also a member of the steering committee for Global Blockchain Convergence, co-host of the Financial Markets Insights podcast, and she writes on financial and technology innovation for Best Execution magazine and other publications.