- 2018 Speakers
TransferWise , Head of Banking
Lukas May is Head of Banking at TransferWise. He leads TransferWise's efforts to expand into new markets, establishing relationships with banks and regulators.
TransferWise is a new kind of financial company for people and businesses that travel, live and work internationally. It’s the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders. With a simple money transfer platform and Borderless accounts, it makes managing your money quick, easy and painless. TransferWise customers send £1.5bn every month using the platform, and it’s attracted $397m from investors such as world’s largest VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and Sir Richard Branson.
Prior to starting TransferWise Lukas worked at the FCA, initially setting up the FCA from its predecessor, the FSA. Lukas then worked on the FCA's mandate to promote competition. Most recently he led a new team set up to promote useful innovation in financial services.