The Digital Banking Club ‘Power 50’ (2016 supplement)

The who’s who of digital banking 2016 power 50 awards, sponsored by ieDigital.

Douglas Blakey reveals the 50 most innovative and powerful people in European digital financial services and The Digital Banking Club Personality of the Year, all as voted by readers of Retail Banker International, members of The Digital Banking Club, and an external panel of expert judges.

This years judges were:

  • Alessandro Hatami
  • Chris Skinner
  • Jerry Mulle
  • Roy Vella
  • Mike Sewart

Personality of the Year

Teppo Paavola, BBVA

Rising Stars

Simon Taylor, 11FS
Frankie Woodhead, Barclays
Oliwia Berdak, Forrester
Chris Gledhill, Secco Bank
Ankit Chhajer, RBS
Helen Page, Clydesdale/Yorkshire Bank

Power 50 Winners

  • David Brear, 11FS
  • Shilpa Lindley, Aldermore
  • Mark Culleton, Allied Irish
  • Mark Mullen, Atom Bank
  • Garvan Callan, Bank of Ireland
  • Hilda Jenkins, Barclays
  • Ian Morgan, Barclays
  • Paulette Rowe, Barclaycard
  • Derek White, BBVA
  • Teppo Paavola, BBVA
  • Cristina Cordovez de Villeneuve, BNP Paribas
  • Benjami Puigdevall, Caixabank
  • David Urbano, Caixabank
  • Roberto Ferrari, CheBanca
  • Shashi Bhat, Citigroup
  • Dave Birch, Consult Hyperion
  • Duena Blomstrom, DB Consulting
  • Daryl Wilkinson, DWC
  • Karina McTeague, FCA
  • Matthias Kroner, Fidor Bank
  • Sophie Guibaud, Fidor Bank
  • Josh Bottomley, HSBC
  • Justine Haworth, HSBC
  • Claire Calmejane, Lloyds
  • Jon Webster, Lloyds
  • Terry Cordeiro, Lloyds
  • Jacek Iljin, mBank
  • Jon Hall, Masthaven
  • Jason Bates, Mondo Bank
  • Tom Blomfield, Mondo Bank
  • Kate Room, Nationwide
  • Valentin Stalf, Number 26
  • Hannah Nixon, Payments Regulator
  • Jakub Grzechnik, PKO Bank Polski
  • Kevin Hanley, Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Chris Popple, Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Marta Marin Romano, Santander
  • Reshma Sohoni, Seedcamp
  • Anne Boden, Starling Bank
  • Nektarios LIolios, Startupbootcamp
  • Kate Frankish, Tesco Bank
  • Grant Bourbousson, Tesco Bank
  • Stacy Lamb, Tesco Bank
  • Alessandro Hatami, The Pacemakers
  • Pol Navarro, TSB
  • Angelo D’Alessandro, UniCredit
  • Roy Vella, Vella Ventures
  • Dhiraj Mukherjee, Virgin Money
  • Richard Rowntree, Williams & Glyn
  • Giles Andrews, Zopa


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