School of Business and Economics


26 October 2021

Helen Bierton - How I became a FinTech revolutionary

Presented By School of Business and Economics
  • 17.00 - 18.00
  • MS Teams
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    This event is open to SBE UG and PG students. Please register On-line to attend, the link can be found on the email sent to your student account.

    Once you have registered a link to MS Teams will be emailed to you.

About this event

Alumni Masterclass Series

This is a series of Masterclasses, showcasing the careers and opportunities experienced by Alumni.

Helen Bierton OLY

‘How I became a FinTech revolutionary’

Helen Bierton, who graduated from SBE in 1997 with a BSc in Banking and Finance, is now Chief Banking Officer at Starling Bank. She will be talking about her career in Banking.

As Chief Banking Officer at Starling, Helen is responsible for the commercial propositions within the bank including lending, SME and Retail Banking, Marketplace and Starling’s B2B Banking Services. Since joining Starling Helen has led many key projects including the development of Starling Kite, a debit card for kids and the rapid launch of government backed loan schemes, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBLIS) and Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). She was recognised as one of the top 50 customer experience professionals in the country in Marketing Week’s CX50 list twice (in 2019 & 2020) and was recognised by Women in Banking and Finance in 2017 as a shortlisted finalist in the Champion of Women category. She was also included in Innovate Finance’s Women in Fintech Powerlist in 2019. Helen represented Great Britain in Archery in the 2004 Olympic Games.

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