Ben Matthews, Partner - Financial Services

" Recently Ben has been heavily involved in helping Banks, Vendors and FinTech’s in managing the impacts of regulation such as PSD II and GDPR "

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Ben Matthews, Partner - Financial Services

" Recently Ben has been heavily involved in helping Banks, Vendors and FinTech’s in managing the impacts of regulation such as PSD II and GDPR "

Contact Ben

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Ben is a partner in Baringa’s Financial Services practice and leads our Transaction Banking and Payments business.

Ben has over 20 years’ experience in Banking and Consulting, half of this was spent in industry working at a global US bank and a Dutch bank, before joining one of the big four in 2008. Prior to joining Baringa, Ben led Banking and Capital Markets as Managing Director at a medium sized specialist financial services consulting firm.

Much of Ben’s experience has been in international Transaction Banking and Payments, an area that has seen substantial change over the past 10 years. Ben has spent considerable time in Asia and the US, as well as working extensively in Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris. Over this time he has built a deep understanding of bank infrastructure and operating model design and has led several large scale transformation programmes, both in the UK and globally. Recently Ben has been heavily involved in helping Banks, Vendors and FinTech’s in managing the impacts of regulation such as PSD II and GDPR as well as understanding the potential opportunities for their businesses of innovative technologies such as Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology.
 
Ben and his family enjoy spending their time travelling, listening to and playing music and generally spending as much time together as they can.