How To Build A Learning Organisation?

Currently, we’re at the end of the first quarter of 2020 and already the world has witnessed a series of upheavals. Covid-19 and the subsequent markets volatility—need we say more? The societal system as we know it is changing and this effectively creates pressure for organisations to innovate, which may require institutions to break away from their traditional methods of …

Payments & InsurTech in times of COVID-19

Written by Andrew M. Dahdal, Janos Barberis, Gordon Walker, Jon M. Truby and Douglas Arner The 2020 COVID-19 outbreak has caused chaos, including global travel, trade and financial markets. Healthcare facilities in an increasing range of places, starting with Wuhan in China and now including Iran and Italy, have been at a breaking point. Global supply chains have been stretched …

5 ways to care for your team in the times of pandemic

In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease in Hubei Province, China. Two months later, it was classified as a pandemic, with Europe being the epicentre. People are self-isolating away from their normal communities of co-workers and families which may cause additional anxiety in these uncertain times.  In the UK, it has …

What we’ve learned at the AI in Finance Summit

With various disruptions and shifts happening within the global outlook recently, an essential priority for nations has been to seek methods in which they can power their economies competitively. In conjunction with this, MENA has been actively taking innovative and strategic steps into becoming one of the first regions to leverage Financial Technology literacy and expertise in doing so. One …

Gender Diversity in FinTech – CFTE perspective

This article has been written in collaboration with Tram Anh Nguyen, Co-Founder of CFTE and industry fellow at Imperial Business School, Board Advisor RiseUp Europe. According to a Deloitte report, FinTech has a bigger gender problem than it realises. This doesn’t necessarily come as a surprise, FinTech is a marriage between two of the arguably least gender-diverse industries. Statistics within …

Meet Guillaume Gendron, CFTE Alumnus, on his journey into Fintech

Meet Guillaume Gendron, CFTE’s alumnus, who is currently an Innovation Manager at Credit Agricole, with all-round expertise in digital finance. He successfully completed the CFTE’s Fintech Foundation and AI in Finance courses. In this interview with our Co-Founder, Tram Anh Nguyen, he shares his transformative journey into Fintech. What’s your background and current vocation? I finalized my training course with an …