Marieke was Global CMO and EMEA Managing Director at crypto finance company Circle, before joining NatWest's Mettle bank as CEO in 2019. Marieke regularly speaks at Money2020, MoneyConf and Blockchain Summit London to name a few. She is an advocate for diversity in finance and technology and under her leadership, Circle was the first FinTech to sign HMT’s Women in Finance Charter and achieve a 50-50 gender split in the sector. She was recognised in the Women in FinTech Powerlist for 2017 and is frequently quoted by the press; including The BBC, The Telegraph, Fortune, Forbes, and City AM. Marieke has spend most of her career in tech, leading businesses across Asia and Europe.