Niels van Rossem - VROA, Amsterdam
Niels is based with his consultancy firm VROA in Amsterdam. He has spent over 20 years in professional and leadership roles within financial services ranging from the regulator (Authority Financial Markets) to IT implementation solutions and management consulting.
Focussing on innovation in the financial sector by lobbying for innovation at Houses of Parliament, Ministry of Finance and Regulators (AFM and DNB). Introducing banks and insurers to start-ups ranging from Blockchain and IoT to Machine learning. Niels has travelled extensively over the past year in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand to develop a more global view to FinTech. He works with the following FinTech initiatives: Fintech50, Holland FinTech, Startupbootcamp, ECE, SMO, Screen and HTGT Summit. He is also a guest speaker and chairman for FinTech events.
Niels serves as an advisor to early-stage technology startups and is co-founder of two startups Stichting (Foundation) FullReserve and Companyhit.