Mr. Lucas has a strong background in digitalizing FinTech products and services, through a series of senior international sales and marketing e-commerce positions at leading TradeTech and InsurTech firms.
Career highlights include building Alpari Group from $10B to +$100B traded volumes / month, growing IG Group plc’s (FTSE ticker: IGG.L) UK market share 20% off the back of £10M budget, driving a P&L turnaround of IGG’s Netherlands office, building and launching TF Global Market’s FCA regulated offices internationally (EU/ME/APAC/LATAM), and building a world-first HTML5 multi-asset class trading platform / apps.
More recently, as part of the senior management team at insurance software leader Fadata Group, Stefan has been implementing several digital transformation initiatives, building a regional-first FinTech & InsurTech Accelerator Fund, and rolling out an industry-first cloud based B2B2C Digital InsurTech platform – in partnership with Charles Taylor plc (FTSE ticker: CTR), The Riverside Fund, Oracle & EY.
Stefan is also a university guest lecturer and speaker at FinTech industry conferences, specializing in the areas of FinTech, InsurTech, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Digital Currency, Artificial Intelligence, User Experience, Digital Marketing, Digital Technology Transformation, Platform Economy and the 4th Industrial Revolution.
In his spare time, Stefan plays golf and mentors early stage start-ups. He graduated from the University of London with Upper Honours in Business Management.
Re-writing the FinTech Ecosystem in the Blockchain Era.
♦ Re-writing FinTech
♦ Transforming Ecosystems
♦ DLT Beyond FinTech