Flora Coleman

DIGIFIN20 | Speaker
Head of Government Relations
TransferWise
 

 

Flora Coleman is Global Head of Government Relations at TransferWise.

TransferWise is a global technology company that’s building the best way to move money around the world. Whether you’re sending money to another country, spending money abroad, or making and receiving international business payments, TransferWise is on a mission to make your life easier and save you money. TransferWise processes £4bn every month on behalf of its five million customers, saving themselves £1bn a year in bank fees. It’s attracted $689m from investors such as world’s largest VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and Sir Richard Branson.

Prior to joining the company, Flora worked as a senior political advisor for nine years, including nearly three years as a Special Adviser to the Leader and Chief Whip in the UK Upper House. She has worked most policy areas but has a particular specialism in European politics and financial services. During her career, she has helped coordinate and participated in international social action projects in Croatia, Turkey, Bangladesh, and Bosnia.

Flora serves on the Steering Board of Coadec - The Coalition for a Digital Economy - which provides Government relations and policy support to a UK-wide coalition of tech and digital startups, representing their concerns direct to Government.