Philip Belamant is the Founder of The Fintech Disruptor, a London-based Fintech business consulting firm, and one of the first to provide financial services startups with expert advice and guidance. Philip has worked on over 20 Fintech projects since 2011.
He is also the Chairman of the UK FinTech Association (UKFTA) and is a member of its Board of Directors. Philip also sits on the Board of Directors for several other non-profit organizations. He was recently appointed as an Advisor to the Government Digital Service (GDS) in London – a crucial part of Prime Minister David Cameron’s strategy to improve government transparency, accountability, and efficiency.
Philip Belamant graduated from the University of Wales with a degree in Economics. He has worked as a Financial Consultant for the past seven years and is considered one of the leading Fintech experts in the UK. He has also worked at Barclays Bank, Royal Scotland, and UBS. Philip is also a member of the Independent Committee of Experts (ICE) to develop an EU-wide regulatory framework for Fintech, announced by European Union Commissioner Andrus Ansip in September 2015.
Philip Belamant Empowers Consumers Through Financial Technology. One of the first things you notice about Philip is his passion for consumer financial services. He has a keen interest in space and has made it his mission to empower consumers by encouraging innovation in this sector. Philip believes that Fintech companies can positively impact society by helping to create a more efficient and transparent financial system. An example of this is the use of Blockchain technology. Blockchain technology is a distributed database that enables secure and transparent processing of information, primarily for financial transactions. It is not surprising to see Philip’s involvement in Fintech projects that bring blockchain into their business models.