Richard JohnsonCourse Director at IFF Training
Richard is a specialist in fintech: the digital transformation of banking, payments and commerce globally.
He has worked in banking for 20 years and digital banking/payments/commerce for 10 years. In banking, his experience covered all sectors, especially retail banking and wealth management, in front-line, advisory and senior management roles. His work often involved the deepening role of technology in banking - he could perhaps claim to have been working in fintech for 30 years! In 2006 he joined a technology start-up specialising in software for mobile banking and payments. This grew to a 1200 person, $2b valuation international business. Richard was the strategy/propositions/market insight lead over his 9 years at Monitise. In this role, Richard researched and visited markets all around the globe and had discussions with hundreds of banks and other players such as schemes, processors, vendors, consultancies, telcos and merchants.
With his combination of large and small company experience, Richard is now advising a range of businesses on their digital and fintech strategies as well as publishing industry research for a leading market analysis business and delivering executive education.