Shelley Cross

Shelley has worked in financial regulation for 15 years, with a varied portfolio working on large scale programmes for the UK Financial Regulator, the FCA.

For the past five years her focus has been on increasing innovation in financial services and regulation. As one of the founding members of the FCA’s RegTech team, she has been instrumental in evolving the FCA’s TechSprint model and creating an ecosystem for RegTech in the UK. Additionally as a Consumer Vulnerability Expert, she has led the approach to innovation for vulnerable consumers and built networks to foster collaborative innovation across sectors. More recently leading the Women’s Economic Empowerment TechSprint to improve outcomes for vulnerable women through innovation and using her platform to encourage more women into Technology and Innovation.