Over the last couple of years, the world has seen a race to develop the best expertise in financial technology – boosted and supported by technological evolution, availability of funding, increased support from governments and regulators and changing customer appetite and expectations.
Alessandra is Head of International Development at Mishcon de Reya, where she is responsible for international strategy, partnerships and new business. She joined Mishcon de Reya in 2017 from the UK Government where she spent five years both in the Cabinet Office/Downing street and in the Department for International Trade within the GREAT Britain campaign. Prior to that, Alessandra held roles at the retailer Tesco; the think tank Demos, the Young Foundation (centre for social innovation based in East London) and she was an academic in international security at the University of Birmingham and Cambridge. Alessandra is a member of the advisory council of YES BANK’s India Fintech Opportunities Review and a mentor on its YES Fintech accelerator programme for startups.