Monica Kalia – Contributor Profile
Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Monica Kalia is the Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Neyber, a multi-award-winning Fintech focused on improving the financial wellbeing of hard-working people in the UK.
Monica currently sits on the Board of Trustees for the UK’s leading debt charity, StepChange, as well as a number of Government steering groups dedicated to driving financial inclusion, including Innovate Finance’s Strategy Group – the UK Fintech Sector Trade Body, Department for International Trade’s Fintech Trade and Investment Steering Group, and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Financial Services Council.
Monica has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry and was recognised by Forbes as one of the top female leaders in Fintech, included in Women in Fintech Power List by Innovate Finance UK, and was the recipient of The Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to UK Tech in the Diversity UK Awards in 2018. She is also listed as one of the Top 100 Most Influential BAME leaders in UK Tech by the Financial Times & Inclusive Boards.
Neyber is recognised as an industry leader having been included in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 in 2019, KPMG’s Global TECH100 list in 2017, 2018 and 2019, appearing in the top 50 Global Fintech Innovators in 2018 and 2019, Top 100 ‘Outstanding Organisations & Leadership‘ at the Parliamentary Awards in the Fintech category, and listed as the 15th best fintech startups and scaleups in the UK for 2020 by Beauhurst.