Sophia Bantanidis

Analyst, Future of Finance, Citi Global Insights

Sophia Bantanidis

Speaker Bio

Sophia Bantanidis is an Analyst in the Future of Finance team within Citi Global Insights covering trends on digital and FinTech and how they will shape the future of financial services. She joined Citi in 2016 as the Head of Regulatory Strategy and Policy for Innovation and has held various positions at 2 financial services regulators in the UK and France, numerous banks and an asset management firm. 


In April 2021 she was awarded Greek International Woman of the Year in Finance and is on the Women in FinTech Powerlist for 4 consecutive years. She enjoys mentoring start-ups and is on the advisory board of P.S. Online Styling a female led start up in fashion technology. 


She speaks 5 languages, has a degree in Law and German Law from University College London and the University of Cologne and a Master’s degree in European Business from ESCP Europe.