Leda is the Chief Client Officer of 10x banking, a cloud-native core banking provider enabling banks to fully compete in a digital economy. Leda is a recovering banker, writer and speaker on transformation, digital capability-building, embedded finance and open banking. Her role is to look after sales, marketing, partnerships as well as delivery across all clients, globally. 

Leda is a former banker, technology executive and founding CEO of 11:FS Foundry, where she led the growth of its modular core digital banking offering. Prior to that, Leda was Chief Innovation Officer at Qatar National Bank, the largest bank in the Middle East and North Africa.  Before QNB, Leda served as a Director at business and technology consulting firm Sapient, focusing on digital transformation and emerging technologies; and led EMEA innovation at BNY Mellon for several years. Leda joined BNY Mellon from fintech start-up Great East London Software, where she served as head of services development. 

Leda holds an MA from King’s College, Cambridge, and an MSc and PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Leda is a frequent speaker and commentator on all things fintech and has a long-standing weekly column on Thursdays under #LedaWrites.