Lionel Fournier

Lionel is the Founder and CEO of BitSpread Financial Solutions, a high-growth blockchain financial technology firm, specialising in investment solutions on alternative and digital assets for professional investors. BitSpread is authorised and regulated by the UK FCA and has operations in London and Singapore. Lionel is also a senior advisor at Move Digital AG, a Swiss-based Technology firm assisting financial institutions with their digitalisation, using a large spectrum of technologies including robo-advisory, regtech, big data analytics and natural language processing/AI.

Lionel’s experience, through both his prior 20 years investment banking career and his experience as a Fintech entrepreneur, enables him to assist Fintech start-ups in delivering their growth strategy by building fruitful partnerships, aligning their products with client demand and competition gap analysis. He can also facilitate interactions and introductions with regulators and other senior executives, as well as buy-side investors, including for asset raising.

Lionel has an MSc in Maths and Computing from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France) and an MSc in Finance from HEC Paris. In his spare time he is an enthusiastic practitioner of various martial arts.