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A webinar by founder of FemTech Partners, Neha Mehta who is featured in FinTech 50, 2019 and a regulator contributor to fintech discussions.

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About SupTech 101:

SupTech (supervisory technology) is a sub set of financial technology (FinTech) that implements emerging technology to refine how supervisory agencies do supervision. In this webinar, we will explore the main areas of focus for SupTech applications, namely data analytics and data collection.

About the Speaker:

Neha is featured in FinTech 50, 2019 and is Asia’s 50 Most Influential Women in Renewable Energy, 2020. Neha is legal and finance professional with 11 years of experience in Asia and Europe. She holds a double-degree in Law and Commerce from the University of Delhi and attended King’s College, London on Chevening Fellowship.

Neha is the Team Lead for the £1.2 billion Prosperity Fund (PF) for the SEA (SEA). The fund is administered by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK government. The Prosperity fund aims to support the inclusive economic growth needed to reduce poverty in SEA. The Fund’s activities contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Neha’s main work includes working with financial regulators in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand and Indonesia.

Neha is founder of FemTech Partners, which enables Fintech start-ups to access and expand their market-reach and supports programs and initiatives for women in Fintech, on a pro-bono basis. Neha is a recipient of the Nav Shakti Award for her contribution to women empowerment conferred by the Indo European Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprises (IECSME).

Neha has worked with the Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), the world’s leading development charity organisation, focused on Financial Inclusion using Fintech solutions such as mobile money, e-KYC etc. She carried out extensive field visits to meet women and youth in remote areas of Bangladesh to understand the current landscape and depth of capital problem and to provide them faster and cheaper access to finance.

Neha has attended Austrian Leadership Program and is a Chevening Financial Services Fellow, a program sponsored by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). She studied financial risk management, regulatory and industry sandboxes, and UK Fintech regulation. During the Fellowship, she made close connects with the Fintech Heads of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), City of London, Innovate Finance, Department for International Trade (DIT) and HM Treasury. Neha is a Global People’s Fellow, an initiative by the United Nations to promote Sustainable Development Goals(SDG’s)- in recognition for her work in deploying Blockchain technology for payment, remittance and micro-loan/insurance and helping migrant workers in the ASEAN and African region.

Over the years, Neha’s work has centered on liaising with the financial regulators across ASEAN region. As the Vice-President of Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA), she actively working with regulators such as Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Ministry of Finance (MOF), and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). As the Country Head for Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), Singapore she worked closely with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on the Registered Fund Management Companies (RFMC) regime. Neha facilitated the market entry for Eurex Frankfurt AG, Deutsche Boerse Group in the Indian market.

Neha graduated in Business Management and also holds a Masters in Business Journalism. Neha is an Al Gore Certified Climate Change Trainer and is passionate about environment protection, issues relating to health and education of children belonging to poor families. Her day starts with yoga and meditation.

Neha is a regular contributor to fintech discussions, especially to bridge the gender gap in fintech and the financial services industry.

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