||David M. Brear
Chief Thinker, Think Different Group
Brear is the Chief Thinker at Think Different Group Ltd, which focuses on coaching, advising and challenging influential decision leaders globally who are seeking to sustain market-leading and secure digital banking services. He is a FinTech strategist, speaker, scholar and writer. Previously, David headed the EMEA digital banking practice for Gartner across research, consulting and CEO advisory services, helping key banking clients put in place the right foundations and innovations to grow, expand, defend and run their markets and operations. Brear also held the position of lead user experience and designer at the digital centre for excellence at Lloyds Banking Group for 3 years. Brear has been consistently voted as one of the most influential people in financial technology and financial services being amongst the most recognised by banks and his peers.