Speaker Profile
Nicole Sandler

Head of Digital Policy

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About the Speaker

Nicole is the Head of Digital Policy at Barclays. She focuses on the impact of FinTech and RegTech related regulation and initiatives including AI and DLT usecases (such as cryptoassets and CBDCs) and also focuses on data policy matters.  She regularly engages with policymakers globally.
Further, she represents Barclays in various regulatory and policy forums and industry groups. For example, Nicole is on the EC’s Expert Group on Regulatory Obstacles to Financial Innovation, GFMA’s CBDC Taskforce and chairs the UK Finance New Forms of Digital Money SteerCo.  In addition, she represented Barclays at both the Crypto-asset and Blockchain roundtable and Digital Identity roundtable at the European Parliament.
Nicole regularly speaks on panels, presents at conferences and universities and has articles published.  She was named in the FinTech Magazine ‘Top 100 Women in FinTech 2022’, the Re.Work ‘Top 30 Women in Fintech’ in 2021, the ‘Influencer of the Year’ at the NY Finovate Awards 2019, the  ‘Most Influential Women in FinTech Regulation – UK’ at the Wealth and Finance Awards and is on the Innovate Finance Powerlist.