Nasir Zubairi has more than 16 years of experience in Financial Services and was named one of the 40 Innovators Shaping the Future of Financial Services by Financial News / Wall Street Journal in 2014. Nasir is currently Venture Partner at FinLeap in Berlin, a unique “company builder” focused on Fintech. FinLeap has launched 3 businesses since December 2014: Savedo.de, BillFront.com and Valendo.de, and has several other exciting ventures in the pipeline. They have scaled from 30 people to over 120 people in five months.
Prior to working on FinLeap, Nasir founded a financial services consulting firm called New Buckland. He has been Director of Product Marketing at The Currency Cloud, Founder and CEO at EuroTRX, has worked at RBS as Director for High Frequency Trading & e-Commerce and has held various senior roles at ICAP and EBS Dealing Resources. Nasir is a Sloan Fellow from the London Business School and an honourary Research Fellow at UCL. He was awarded “Business Mentor of the Year – 2012” at the Awards for Enterprise and has been a tutor on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business programme.