Grant Thornton

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Niresh is an executive leader in Financial Services and Consulting with 20 years of experience focused on Data, Digital, Regulation, Automation, Innovation and Transformation. 

He is also a Board Advisor and Non-Executive Director for FinTech’s and Reg-Techs.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Niresh spent 10 years at Barclays and Lloyds Bank.  He has led a number of capabilities as Deputy Chief Data Officer covering Regulatory Change Developments, Regulatory Change Execution, Chief Data Office, Data Driven Solutions Automation of Controls and the Reg-Tech capability. 

He has led major complex regulatory and data programmes at Board level including Brexit changes and GDPR.  He also has extensive experience working with regulators across Europe on complex topics such as Data Management, Data Privacy & Data protection, Conduct and Prudential regulation and compliance with Brexit and GDPR. 

Niresh has an MBA from the University of Oxford. He is an advisory board member of a number of FinTech & Reg-Tech judging panels evaluating scale-up and start-up companies. 

Niresh works with exciting fintech and regtech start-up and scale-ups. He is a resident expert for data and regulation at Oxford Foundry (Oxford University’s Accelerator), a mentor at Seedcamp (one of Europe’s largest seed funds) and a mentor for data, digital and automation at FinTech Alliance (a digital platform for fintechs).