Conrad Ford is the Chief Product Officer at Allica Bank, which is building a new relationship bank for SMEs with the latest technology. Allica Bank was recently named by The Times newspaper as one of the UK’s Top 20 fintechs.
Previously Conrad founded leading fintech Funding Options, named in the 2021 Financial Times FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest-growing firms, before stepping down as CEO in 2019.
More recently, Conrad has advised a number of the UK’s flagship fintechs, including Starling Bank, IWOCA, Coconut and Trade Ledger.
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