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Sally Foote (VP of ECommerce at GoCompare)

Sally Foote

VP of ECommerce at GoCompare

Sally has been part of the team behind some high-profile digital product launches at the Guardian, the award winning Times and Sunday Times paywall, BT Sport and Photobox. Sally has a product background and leads eCommerce at GoCompare overseeing digital marketing and product development.

She loves working at the strategic execution level – creating business visions and goals and translating these into executable products that deliver tangible value for organisations and their customers.

Andrew Brockway (CTO at

Andrew Brockway

CTO at

Andy is CTO at and was part of the founding team that pioneered the tech behind insurance comparison 18 years ago.

With a mission in mind to help make customers' lives easier, Andy and his team are always striving to enhance how we use tech to bring better services and products to the industry.

Harriet Rees (Head of Data Science at Starling Bank)

Harriet Rees

Head of Data Science at Starling Bank

Harriet is Head of Data Science at Starling Bank where she is passionate about using using Technology and AI to drive better customer experiences.

Prior to joining Starling, Harriet’s career was focused in the Actuarial and Mathematical fields bringing applications of AI to traditional regulated Insurance markets. Harriet has recently been invited to join the AI Public Private Forum with the FCA and Bank of England, which aims to better understand the use and impact of AI/ML in Financial Services and support safe adoption of these technologies.

Dan Milnes (Chief Information Officer at Admiral Financial Services)

Dan Milnes

Chief Information Officer at Admiral Financial Services

Dan Mines is Chief Information Officer at Admiral Financial Services Ltd and part of the original cohort at Through his role in Admiral he collaborates with entrepreneurs to keep Admiral at the forefront of innovation in insurance.

Dominic Hobson (Co-Founder of Future of Finance)

Dominic Hobson

Co-Founder of Future of Finance

After 37 years as an investment banker, magazine, internet and survey publisher, peer group coordinator and consultant, Dominic is now working with entrepreneurs and innovators reinventing the securities industry for the digital era.

Simon Holland (Chief Product Officer at Wealthify)

Simon Holland

Chief Product Officer at Wealthify

Simon is committed to opening the world of investing to everyone through his customer-led and data-driven approach, resulting in award-winning products.

Simon has over 12 years’ experience in Financial Services, FinTech and product management, and has built e-commerce, online banking and developer portals for global banks and marketplaces. He has also achieved certifications from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) and the IDM.

A key member of Wealthify’s Senior Leadership Team, Simon’s role spans all areas of the business and is critical to the ongoing success of the brand.

Dr. Kathryn Jones (Lecturer and Deputy Director of Teaching at Cardiff University School of Computer Science & Informatics)

Dr. Kathryn Jones

Lecturer and Deputy Director of Teaching at Cardiff University School of Computer Science & Informatics

Having spent the majority of her career working as a commercial software engineer in the telecommunications industry, Kathryn made the move back to Academia and now lectures Applied Software Engineering at Cardiff University’s National Software Academy, encouraging students to work outside of their comfort zone, figure out how they learn and push their technical capabilities.

Her research interests include emerging technologies, communication networks and software engineering

Scott Jones (Managing Director of Illustrate Digital)

Scott Jones

Managing Director of Illustrate Digital

Scott is the Managing Director at Illustrate Digital, a specialist digital agency based in Cardiff, which focuses on User Experience Design and WordPress Development.

With plenty of experience in the digital and FinTech sectors, Scott also serves as a project lead on the marketing team for and is a regular speaker and writer on the benefits of using the WordPress platform in tech and marketing.

Victoria Wood (People & Operation Director of Bedigital)

Victoria Wood

People & Operation Director of Bedigital

Victoria has 15 years’ talent management expertise within the tech and digital industry; supporting a cross-section of businesses at times of inception, growth and streamlining. Victoria is CIPD certified and ILM accredited, complimented by a postgraduate certificate in sustainable leadership, and most recently became a certified employer brand professional.