Niels Pedersen is a Chartered Accountant and Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, the home of England’s first, and longest-running, post-graduate financial technology course. Before coming to academia, he worked at PwC and the Bank of England. In addition to teaching, Niels conducts training seminars on technology-related topics in the corporate sphere. His thoughts have been featured in Newsweek and on BBC Radio Scotland. Niels’ first book, Financial Technology: Case Studies in Fintech Innovation was released on December 3 2020.