#18 – What does innovation actually mean for FinTech? Binu Paul, Specialist Lead, FinTech at the FMA shares his thoughts on the buzzwords, ethics and trends in the sector as he speaks with Laura Air and Emily Svadlenak.
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About our guest: Binu Paul, Specialist Lead, FinTech at the Financial Markets Authority of New Zealand
Binu’s career has spanned a variety of roles in financial services, technology innovation and commercialisation over the past 20 years in New Zealand and overseas. Before taking on his current role at the FMA in late 2020, Binu founded a number of fintech startups and has also been instrumental in organising and mobilizing the fintech community in New Zealand. Previously he was CEO of an investment research business as well as headed up business strategy for one of New Zealand’s largest investment fund managers.
Prior to his training on strategy execution at the Wharton business school of the University of Pennsylvania, Binu gained both an MBA and a Bachelor of Technology degree. He is a founding member of FintechNZ, a current board member of ChildFund New Zealand and is the Chair of the fintech working group of the Council of Financial Regulators in New Zealand.
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