Spark! Welcomes a New Partnership
London, 5 July 2019
Spark! are pleased to announce that CEO Julie Barber has been invited to participate in the FinTech Special Interest Group within the Transparency Task Force. The Transparency Task Force is the collaborative, campaigning community, dedicated to driving up the levels of transparency in financial services, right around the world. The Task Force is unique in being made up of a truly pan-industry cross-section of individuals, trade bodies, thought leaders, academics and professional associations, united by the desire to improve the way the Financial Services industry behaves through the transformational power of transparency.
“I am thrilled to have been invited to participate, and particularly in the FinTech SIG, given my involvement with tech startups through our ‘Are You Investor Ready?’ programme for and the Founder Support Service we offer. The work of the Task Force aligns directly with our commitment as a company to the UN Global Goals, specifically around making financial services accessible to all. Trust and transparency are key to driving up adoption and increasing accessibility.” Julie Barber, CEO.
Julie brings an interesting perspective to the FinTech SIG, having worked in financial services for over 20 years across consultancy, banking and regulatory sectors and now working with startups as well as large corporates.