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Faculty

With strong backgrounds in academia, industry and teaching providing the best academic support, our Faculty combine thought leadership and experience to deliver state-of-the art modules and prepare our students to engage with the financial world and build their career in banking and finance.

Benefiting from substantial careers worldwide at companies such as Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC, Citi, Credit Suisse, to name a few, our Faculty members also hold academic degrees from leading universities, including New York University’s Graduate School of Business Administration and the London Business School (the world's two financial capitals).

Renier Lemmens

Renier Lemmens

Visiting Professor

Renier Lemmens is Chairman of TransferGo, Divido, and MoneyDashboard and is board advisor at Bnext and Geidea Payments. He is a venture partner with DN Capital and serves as non-executive director at Arion Bank and Senior Advisor and Visiting Professor of Fintech and Innovation at The London Institute of Banking & Finance.

He recently served as board member of Revolut. In the past, Renier served as CEO of PayPal EMEA and member of its global executive team. He was COO of Barclays International Retail and Commercial Banking. Renier was an officer of GE Capital where he served as Chairman and CEO of Budapest Bank, and SVP Business Development for the Americas. Renier was a partner with McKinsey & Company in London, New Delhi, and San Francisco. He is a frequent speaker at Fintech Conferences. He holds an MSc with distinction in Computer Science and an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD, France.

Expertise 

FinTech, Payments, Remittances, Consumer Lending, SME Lending, Challenger Banks.

Experience 

Money Dashboard, Chairman of the Board (Part-time): April 2019 – Present.
Bnext, Senior Advisor (Part-time): January 2020 – Present.
DN Capital, Venture Partner: May 2019 – Present.
Arion banki, Non-Executive Director - Audit Committee & Risk Committee: March 2019 – Present.
The London Institute of Banking & Finance, Professor of Fintech and Innovation and Senior Advisor: September 2018 – Present.
Divido, Chairman of the Board: August 2018 – Present.
TransferGo, Chairman of the Board: September 2017 – Present.
Revolut, Board Advisor: August 2018 – January 2019.
Viadeo, CEO: January 2016 – February 2017.
ATI Technologies, Board Member: July 2014 – December 2015.
Robin Mobile, Board Director: December 2013 – December 2015.
Ramphastos Investments NV, Partner: August 2012 – December 2015.
VoiceTrust, Director: August 2012 – December 2015.
Antenna Company International NV, Member of the Board: November 2012 – August 2015.
ThirdMotion, Inc, Board Director: December 2012 – August 2014.
Zenith Bank UK PLC, Independent Director and Chairman Audit Committee: 2006 – March 2013.
PayPal, CEO Paypal Europe Middle East & Africa: September 2009 – June 2012.
Barclays Bank, COO International Retail and Commercial Banking: 2005 – 2007.
GE Capital, Chairman and CEO Budapest Bank (2004), SVP Business Development: 2002 – 2004.
McKinsey & Company, Partner: 1992 – 2002. Arthur D. Little, Consultant: 1988 – 1991. Dutch Army – Artillery, Lieutenant - Battery Commander: 1987 – 1988.

Education 

MBA, Management, INSEAD, France (Dean’s List Honours): 1991 – 1992.
MSc, Computer Science, Technische Universiteit Delft: 1982 – 1987. Bonhoeffer College: 1976 – 1982.

Languages 

English, Dutch, French, German.

Visiting Faculty


Our Visiting Faculty comprise exceptional Professors and Scholars who contribute to our thought leadership agenda and actively participate in high-profile institutional activities.

Many of our community of Visiting Professors and Scholars hold research roles at top institutions within the City of London. With this knowledge, they further enhance the resources we bring to our students.

Renier Lemmens

Renier Lemmens

Visiting Professor

Renier Lemmens is Chairman of TransferGo, Divido, and MoneyDashboard and is board advisor at Bnext and Geidea Payments. He is a venture partner with DN Capital and serves as non-executive director at Arion Bank and Senior Advisor and Visiting Professor of Fintech and Innovation at The London Institute of Banking & Finance.

He recently served as board member of Revolut. In the past, Renier served as CEO of PayPal EMEA and member of its global executive team. He was COO of Barclays International Retail and Commercial Banking. Renier was an officer of GE Capital where he served as Chairman and CEO of Budapest Bank, and SVP Business Development for the Americas. Renier was a partner with McKinsey & Company in London, New Delhi, and San Francisco. He is a frequent speaker at Fintech Conferences. He holds an MSc with distinction in Computer Science and an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD, France.

Expertise 

FinTech, Payments, Remittances, Consumer Lending, SME Lending, Challenger Banks.

Experience 

Money Dashboard, Chairman of the Board (Part-time): April 2019 – Present.
Bnext, Senior Advisor (Part-time): January 2020 – Present.
DN Capital, Venture Partner: May 2019 – Present.
Arion banki, Non-Executive Director - Audit Committee & Risk Committee: March 2019 – Present.
The London Institute of Banking & Finance, Professor of Fintech and Innovation and Senior Advisor: September 2018 – Present.
Divido, Chairman of the Board: August 2018 – Present.
TransferGo, Chairman of the Board: September 2017 – Present.
Revolut, Board Advisor: August 2018 – January 2019.
Viadeo, CEO: January 2016 – February 2017.
ATI Technologies, Board Member: July 2014 – December 2015.
Robin Mobile, Board Director: December 2013 – December 2015.
Ramphastos Investments NV, Partner: August 2012 – December 2015.
VoiceTrust, Director: August 2012 – December 2015.
Antenna Company International NV, Member of the Board: November 2012 – August 2015.
ThirdMotion, Inc, Board Director: December 2012 – August 2014.
Zenith Bank UK PLC, Independent Director and Chairman Audit Committee: 2006 – March 2013.
PayPal, CEO Paypal Europe Middle East & Africa: September 2009 – June 2012.
Barclays Bank, COO International Retail and Commercial Banking: 2005 – 2007.
GE Capital, Chairman and CEO Budapest Bank (2004), SVP Business Development: 2002 – 2004.
McKinsey & Company, Partner: 1992 – 2002. Arthur D. Little, Consultant: 1988 – 1991. Dutch Army – Artillery, Lieutenant - Battery Commander: 1987 – 1988.

Education 

MBA, Management, INSEAD, France (Dean’s List Honours): 1991 – 1992.
MSc, Computer Science, Technische Universiteit Delft: 1982 – 1987. Bonhoeffer College: 1976 – 1982.

Languages 

English, Dutch, French, German.