Pioneer, author and Global RegTech Expert

Nirvana is a global thought leader and pioneer in the Financial Services RegTech sector, with over 20 years of senior experience in the Financial Services industry. As the former Global Head, Financial Services RegTech, Risk & Regulatory Compliance Affairs, for Hitachi, she was the business owner and strategic leader for Hitachi’s FS RegTech business. Nirvana’s expertise spans across business development, operations, risk management, regulatory compliance, audit & marketing.

She has an extensive advisory portfolio, and consults a diverse slew of clients ranging from startups, established institutions, as well as academia, covering Financial services as well as the Tech sector. Nirvana is an expert in global regulations such as FinTech, Data Privacy, data Governance, crypto, Blockchain, DLT,NFT’s, Metaverse, AI, ML, Cloud, and covers other sectors such as Telco, healthcare, biotech, Automotive, and Real-estate. She also advises on global regs, business challenges, and the intricacies of Regulatory Technology.

Nirvana has a proven ability to partner collaboratively and cross-functionally with Responsible Supply Chain, Strategy, legal, compliance, technology, Senior Business Leaders across functions, Marketing/Brand, and other stakeholders to drive innovation and deliver impactful solutions that meet complex business needs. Her experience as the former Head of Regulatory Reporting at KPMG has equipped her with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in leading the business, practice, and development for Regulatory Transaction Reporting across various global regulations.

Nirvana has extensive experience in leading messaging and has previously lead and directed various marketing functions including brand, messaging, PR, and corporate communications. A passion for writing, she articulates complex concepts and regulations into simple and effective messaging has been instrumental in building brand awareness and thought leadership. She has provided training to a broad spectrum of industry stakeholders, including global investment banks, Asset Managers, Trading Venues, Regulators, and Members of the European Parliament. She has published various industry articles, co-authored the upcoming RegTech book, and presents at numerous industry and client round tables and high-profile conferences in relation to her specialist area of expertise.

Nirvana is also a Founding Member of the Committee to Establish the RegTech Council and was recently featured in the Clouded documentary as the only outside expert, showcasing her thought leadership and expertise in the Tech sector