Financial services & Fintech

As part of the UK’s second largest financial centre, the banks, insurance companies, and pension providers within the City Region are ideally placed to benefit from the Data-Innovation Programme and respond to the challenges and opportunities of the data revolution.

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The Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence

The financial sector is on the cusp of a disruptive, data-driven revolution: Open Finance promises to bring competition and innovation to financial services through the voluntary sharing of customers’ financial data.

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The unlikely link between financial data and tackling climate change

The Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence in Edinburgh is at the forefront of exploring how financial technology can help fund the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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Our Financial Services Hub

Edinburgh Futures Institute

The EFI will be a global centre for multi-disciplinary, challenge-based DDI research, teaching and societal impact. The biggest challenges that the world faces are complex and interconnected. Solving them requires multiple orientations and understandings. EFI’s approach brings the arts, humanities and the social sciences into contiguity with data science, natural sciences and with medicine – to co-create deeply interdisciplinary models.

For more information contact:

Jude Henderson, Director of Operations, Edinburgh Futures Institute, Edinburgh Futures Institute

Our Expert Profiles

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Ksenia Siedlecka

Financial Services and FinTech

New technologies are transforming the way we live our lives and do business across the world. FinTech integrates finance with technology in ways that are changing the emerging digital economy. New regulations, changing customer expectations, and rapid advances in technology increasingly put pressure on financial services companies to digitally transform and innovate.

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