Chris Skinner is known as the most influential person in technology in the UK. He is an independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech, through his blog theFinanser.com and author of the bestselling books Digital Bank, ValueWeb and Digital Human.

He is Chair of the European networking forum The Financial Services Club and Nordic Finance Innovation, as well as being a Non-Executive Director of the Fintech consultancy firm 11:FS. He is on the Advisory Boards of many companies including B-Hive, Bankex, empowr, IoV42, Innovate Finance, Life.SREDA, Moven, Meniga, Pintail, Project Exscudo and the Token Fund, He has been voted Game Changer of the Year and Financial Markets Advisor of the Year by Finance Monthly, CEO of the Year 2018 by CV Magazine, FinTech Speaker of the Year 2018 by TMT Global, , FinTech Author of the Year 2018 by Acquisition International, Best Financial Markets Adviser of the Year UK, Global 100 – 2018, Most Influential CEO of the Year 2018 – UK by CV Magazine, Most Dynamic in Finance Advisory Services 2018 – France by Global Business Insight, Best Financial Markets Adviser of the Year 2018 – UK by Corporate USA Today, Best CEO of the Year 2019 - UK by Lawyer International, Best Financial Markets Adviser of the Year 2019 – UK by M&A Today, Most Influential Fintech Advisor 2019 - UK by CV Magazine and has been an advisor to the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.