The Centre benefits from advisory support from an eminent group of senior industry stakeholders constituted as the FinTech and Financial Services Industry Advisory Board by the Edinburgh Futures Institute. The Board membership includes thought leaders from multinational banks and asset managers, FinTech start-ups, financial services regulators, professional bodies and venture capitalists. The Board meets twice during each academic year to deliberate and offer constructive advice on the range of FinTech and financial services sector-related activities led by members of the Centre.

Name Position
Anurag Agrawal Head of Emerging Technologies, Baillie Gifford
Nicola Anderson Chief Executive Officer, FinTech Scotland
Sofie Blakstad (Chair) Chief Executive Officer, Hive Online
Barry Connolly Managing Director of Everyday Banking, NatWest Group; and Chair of Scottish Financial Enterprise
Jean Donnelly Chief Operating Officer, Sandbox Banking
William Dowson Agent for Scotland, Bank of England
Jessica James Managing Director/Senior Quantitative Researcher, Commerzbank AG
Joel Ko Founder, Deepbase Ventures
Kirsty Lieberthal Customer Strategy, M&G PLC
Jeff Lynn Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Seedrs
Nick McGruer Head, Financial Conduct Authority (Devolved Nations Offices)
Simon Thompson Chief Executive, Chartered Banking Institute
James Varga Chief Executive Officer and Founder, DirectID; and Member of the Scottish Government Ministerial Trade Board