A partner in EY's Corporate Finance Strategy practice, James Lloyd leads financial technology capability across Asia-Pacific - with a particular focus on growth-stage and non-traditional financial services. He also serves as APAC leader of our global payments practice.
Prior to EY, James helped build and scale a venture-backed alternative-finance platform enabling banks to profitably offer short-term unsecured loans to underserved small businesses. Before that, he supported a bootstrapped e-commerce payment gateway combining direct-to-market customer acquisition with white-labeled full-service delivery for partner banks.
Based in Hong Kong, James sits on a variety of advisory panels – including the new business committee of the Financial Services Development Council. He is also a regular speaker at industry-leading events and investor conferences. As seen in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, The New York Times, the South China Morning Post, TechCrunch, et al.