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Lizzie Chapman

Co-Founder & CEO, ZestMoney

Lizzie Chapman is the CEO of ZestMoney, which is the largest and the fastest growing consumer lending fintech company in India. ZestMoney has built a platform that can meaningfully improve the lives of more than 300 million households who currently have no access to credit cards or other formal financing options because of insufficient credit history.

Before co-founding ZestMoney, Lizzie worked with Goldman Sachs in London for 5 years, then became an Investment Manager with the Wellcome Trust for 3+ years where she invested in India and financial services companies. In 2011, she moved from the United Kingdom to India in order to set-up and spearhead the India operations for digital lender Wonga, which was one of the biggest fintech companies in the world at that point. In 2013, she joined Development Bank of Singapore and lead the launch of ‘Digibank’, which at that time was India’s first mobile-app only bank.

Lizzie Chapman is a leading figure in the fintech landscape of India. She has been instrumental in driving the adoption of digital finance and financial inclusion initiatives in the country.

Lizzie also serves on the boards of IndiaMart and IndiaQuotient (early stage investment fund). She is a founding member and serves on the Executive Committee of the Digital Lending Association of India. Lizzie was honoured with the ‘Female Fintech Leader’ award, ‘Women in Fintech’ award and is recognized as ‘India’s top 100 Women in Finance’.

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