About Us


Franck Zeitoun

Franck has played an active role in the alternative finance industry since 2013. He has previously worked 5 years in equity derivatives in London. Franck holds a business administration diploma from Berkeley and also graduated from Euromed business school.


Oliver Gajda

Oliver co-founded in 2012 the European Crowdfunding Network. The association has currently over 4000 supporters across Europe and represents the crowdfunding and marketplace lending industry to the European Commission. Oliver is also a frequent speaker at conferences on crowdfunding and SME finance.


Richard Ireland

Richard has worked 16 years in IT management, at UBS and JPMorgan among others. Richard has considerable IT Project and Service Management experience within the Finance industry, having been responsible for various enterprise services with thousands of users. Richard holds a MSc in Computing Science.



Alex Batlin

Alex is a Director in UBS's technology innovation, research and development team covering emerging and trending technology topics. He is also the Global Head of UBS's technology research services. Alex has a degree in Computer Science from University of Bristol.


Amber Liepiett

Amber is a digital marketing specialist focused on alternative finance. She previously worked in the marketing department at Zopa and Wonga. Amber is a recognised expert on industry positioning, entrance strategies and brand building.