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Money20/20 Europe Reveals the ‘Champions of Change’ Taking to the Stage in Amsterdam

Money20/20 Europe has revealed its ‘Champions of Change’: industry experts in regtech, explainable AI, green finance, financial inclusion and machine learning, who are taking to the stage at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre on 6th to 8th June.

The Champions of Change team comprises “influential, passionate thinkers with impact and purpose beyond the norm leading and disrupting everything from green finance, financial inclusion and explainable AI”, explained Tracey Davis, global president at Money20/20, “We are so excited for our speakers to take their stages in Amsterdam and share their stories and leadership with the world”.

Seven influential fintech leaders are presenting or moderating sessions as part of the program this year:

  • Dr Ruth Wandhofer, executive director and VC partner at Gauss Ventures, a VC for early-stage fintechs
  • Maria Prados, head of vertical growth at Worldpay, a payment processing solution provider
  • Mary Agebsanwa, fintech growth lead at investment technology provider Seccl
  • Maarten Stolk, co-founder and CEO of Deeploy, the provider of a responsible AI platform
  • Gerrit Sindermann, deputy executive director at nonprofit Green Digital Finance Alliance (GDFA)
  • Joanne Dewar, ambassador at the Payments Association, the community for the payments industry
  • Aydan Al-Saad, head of UK at Ravio and content creator at Aydan
Discussing ‘Champions of Change’ at Money20/20
Aydan Al-Saad talks Money20/20 Champions of Change
Aydan Al-Saad, head of UK at Ravio and content creator at Aydan

Aydan Al-Saad explained the importance of discussing and speaking on important topics at events including Money20/20 Europe. Al-Saad said: “Money20/20 Europe enables us to reach a broader, more impactful audience. Advocating topics like financial transparency and the gender wage gap provides insights to companies to make educated compensation decisions and is something I truly believe the audience will actively take part in.

“Ravio is disrupting the compensation space by giving businesses the ability to make fair compensation decisions by accessing real-time data. I couldn’t be more excited to lead this important dialogue on the powerful stage that Money20/20 offers”.

Gerrit Sindermann, deputy executive director at GDFA, explained . “At GDFA, our mission is to drive financial innovation for climate, nature, and biodiversity challenges across the global ecosystem. Money20/20 Europe is a great platform for helping us shape the green digital finance landscape globally.

“I feel honoured to not only moderate sessions with some of the leaders in this space but also collaborate on the program content development. I look forward to inspiring conversations – on and off stage – and hope to spark enthusiasm for green digital finance among the conference audience”.

Joanne Dewar also discussed the event and the importance of topics including open banking and AI. Dewar said: “I am honoured to be a ‘Champion of Change’ at Money20/20 Europe. We’re seeing the role of open banking and open finance having an impact on financial inclusion.

“We’re also noticing that the role of AI and machine learning have a role to play in harnessing the future possibilities for those that aren’t fully included in the financial world and look forward to elevating these important topics at the show”.


  • Tom joined The Fintech Times in 2022 as part of the operations team; later joining the editorial team as a journalist.

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