Chris Bartz is CEO & Co-Founder of Elinvar. With 20 years of experience working in the financial industry, he brings in-depth knowledge and a strong focus on creating customer value to his role as the first point of contact for the asset managers and private banks who are Elinvar’s partners. Driven by the goal to reshape finance for the better, he is an advocate for the benefits of digitalization and a strong ecosystem for fintech and digital banking. Chris is Chairman of the Working Group FinTechs & Digital Banking at Bitkom, Member of the Advisory Council of the Investitionsbank Berlin and Chairman of the FinTechRat of the Federal Ministry of Finance.
Regulation has enabled and powered the digital financial revolution, but now it seems unable to keep up. What needs to change to continue the growth of fintech and alternative finance across Europe?