A former Salomon Smith Barney VP who left the firm for the buy side only to return to Citi and rise to MD, Mateo became CEO of Trumid, an electronic-trading platform for corporate bonds, in 2014. It has secured $82m in funding from investors including Deutsche Börse, CreditEase, Peter Thiel and George Soros.
Giles Andrews, Executive Chairman of Zopa
Zopa was created by a group of former bankers involved in the launch of Egg, an online banking service in the 1990s. Zopa was a pioneer in peer-to-peer lending in the UK. Its platform lets people lend money to consumers and it passed £3 billion lent over the platform this year. Zopa has also partnered with challenger bank Metro Bank to offer loans to consumers over its platform.
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