Christian Faes is the co-founder and Exec Chair of LendInvest, which is a marketplace platform for property finance, and one of the leading Fintech businesses in the UK. The business has raised over £2 billion in debt and equity, from institutions such as Atomico, the European Investment Fund, Citibank, HSBC, and the National Australia Bank. It also has a listed bond programme on the London Stock Exchange.
Christian comes from a legal background having practised as a real estate lawyer in Australia and a corporate finance lawyer in London, prior to setting up LendInvest in 2008.
Christian is a keen advocate for the Fintech sector, and sits on the Government’s Fintech Delivery Panel; is a member of the DIT's Trade Advisory Group; and founded and chairs the industry group called Fintech Founders. He is also an active angel investor in the space.