Andra Sonea is currently a fellow with the Anthemis Group in London, a company of investors and advisors in digitally native financial services. Her focus is on developing scalable, cloud based back office services for new financial propositions originating both from outside and inside of the incumbent financial services institutions.
She worked for over fifteen years as an international technology consultant and architect with LBG, IBM, SAP, EY, Deutsche Bank and KPMG and thus gained first-hand experience of building and changing the IT architectural landscapes at some of the world’s largest banks in the world.
Andra has been actively involved in the Fintech market for over six years, being a keen supporter of collaboration between financial services institutions and start-ups.
Andra has a BSc in Economics and Political Sciences, and an MBA in Corporate Finance from London Business School.
Talks I've Given
The bank is not a black box
Featuring Andra Sonea
For many years, in both academic and business circles, banks have been considered black boxes. Many have studied complex finance but few showed an interest in the way banks work. Andra found this intriguing and as a consultant and later on architect she used every single project within a bank to...ddd dddesign banking finance architecture