Principal API Consultant, EDF
Chris is a freelance architect, developer and writer based in the UK with a keen interest in all things API, Open Everything, and FIDO2. Chris helped create the standards for Open Banking in the UK during his time at both HSBC and the OBIE. He also regularly contributes to the Nordic APIs blog and recently joined the W3C Web Payments Group as an Invited Expert.
He is currently working on a variety of open API-related projects, particularly at EDF as Principal API Consultant.
Head of Open Banking, Virgin Money
Chris is skilled in payments strategy, open banking, fintech developments and implementation of large scale payments & digital change. He is responsible for Open Banking at the Virgin Money and CYBG group. He has led the PSD2 compliance programme, having a background on strategy, partnering and compliance.
Sr. Director of Solutions Engineering, Axway
Liad specialises in digital transformation and innovations. He holds a strong background in networking and cybersecurity, having worked with service providers, Content Delivery Network (CDN) companies and top security vendors.