David is CEO and co-founder of 11:FS.
Named among the Top 100 most influential Fintech Leaders of 2016, he is one of the most recognised and influential people in financial services.
At Lloyds Bank and Aviva, David delivered large-scale digital transformations then led Gartner's Global Digital Banking Practice, before founding 11:FS.
May 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
banking, banks, digital, fintech, funding, gambling, monzo, mortgage, news
In this week's episode, Laura Watkins, Sarah Kocianski, and David M. Brear are joined by Charlie Wood from Capco and Simon Vans-Colina from Monzo.
May 16th, 2018 | 23 mins 26 secs
commercial banking, female role models, gender imbalance, private banking, rbs, retail banking, women in banking.
In this episode, David M. Brear speaks to Alison Rose, CEO, Commercial and Private Banking at RBS.
May 11th, 2018 | 44 mins 38 secs
andy maguire, banking, banks, finance, fintech, hsbc, incumbent, innovation, interview
David sits down with Andy Maguire to talk about what the future of digital banking means for HSBC.
May 9th, 2018 | 42 mins 16 secs
audio, brand impact, fintech, internet of things, interview, iot, marketing, vayner, vaynermedia
David and Simon sat down with Jeff Nicholson and Patrick Givens to talk about the uniqueness of VaynerMedia.
April 27th, 2018 | 25 mins 2 secs
brexit, deputy mayor, diversity, entrepreneur, fintech, future, gender, interview, rajesh agrawal
David sits down with the Deputy Mayor of London, Rajesh Agrawal to discuss the future of fintech in London and what the city's financial industry needs to be doing to remain the financial capital of the world.
April 23rd, 2018 | 56 mins 6 secs
ai, ant financial, bbva, dawn capital, feedback, fintech, friends, lloyds, metro bank, news, revolut, stock exchange, tsb, yolt
In this week’s news episode David M. Brear and Sarah Kocianski are joined by guests Lucy Woolfenden from Yolt and Pol Navarro from TSB. We also have a great interview with Alex Park from Metro Bank.
April 9th, 2018 | 59 mins 5 secs
11:fs, b11rthday, challenger, consultancy, fintech, fintech insider, growth, insights, startup
It’s our Second Birthday and we’ve hit 200 episodes! To celebrate this brilliant occasion and totally planned event we’ve got something a little bit different for you. Bringing you the very best in 11:FS talent we have a panel made up of the least camera shy of our staff members.
Hosts Simon, Jason, and David are joined by an allstar group of 11:FS staff including:
Ross Methven, Co-founder and Research Lead
Ross Gallagher - Principal Consultant
Jeff Tijssen, Head of Consultancy
Ollie Judge, Head of Media
Laura Watkins, Head of Content Creation
Sophie Theen, HR & Talent
Sadly Sam Maule couldn’t make it to London for the show but we have an interview with him to outline the challenges of consulting and making a startup work in the USA.
April 2nd, 2018 | 59 mins 13 secs
In this episode Laura Watkins and David Brear take a look at the last week’s top stories, alongside Jeff Tijssen, Monzo’s Leah Templeman and Bud’s Ed Masleveckas.
March 23rd, 2018 | 30 mins 20 secs
chris skinner, digital human, finance, fintech, interview, next gen, writing
Jason and David speak to Chris Skinner about his new book, Digital Human, following up on his bestseller Digital Bank and its sequel ValueWeb.
March 19th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
Alexandra Cheung and Charlie Wood join David, Jason and Ross to tackle the week's biggest stories in banking and fintech!
February 5th, 2018 | 57 mins 45 secs
bitcoin, brexit, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, fca, fintech, millennials, open banking, psd2
In this week's episode, Jason, Simon and David are joined by 11:FS Research team's Ross Gallagher, Capco's Charlie Wood and Fluidly CEO Caroline Plumb.
January 29th, 2018 | 59 mins 26 secs
banking, bitcoin, david brear, finance, fintech, jason bates, open banking, patrick lane, simon taylor, sophie winwood
Simon Taylor, David M. Brear and Jason Bates are joined by The Economist banking editor Patrick Lane & Innovate Finance's very own Sophie Winwood to discuss the war for talent between the Fintech and Banking worlds.
January 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
alibaba, amazon, apple, bitcoin, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, facebook, fintech, google, monzo, open banking, psd2, revolut
This week's Fintech Insider News show was a departure from tradition. Instead of recording in our WeWork offices we took the team on tour, specifically on a pub crawl round London Bridge and Bermondsey and recorded the news show as we went!
January 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 18 mins
bitcoin, cryptocurrency, david brear, fintech, investment, jason bates, kodak, millennial, transferwise
In this episode David and Jason were joined by colleagues Pete Townsend and Ross Gallagher (making his Fintech Insider debut), from our Pulse and Research Team, to tackle the latest news from the last week, alongside regular guests Sarah Kocianski and Charlie Wood. Regulatory based news unsurprisingly steals the limelight, however we also bring you that outrageous Kodak stock rise as well as and an interview with Claudia Bate- Author of "The Fads, The Fears and The Future" where overhyped trends and technologies are discussed.
January 8th, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
alibaba, amazon, ant financial, apple pay, banking, business, facebook, finance, fintech, mifid 2, mifid ii, moneygram, open banking, p2p payments, psd2, zelle
We kick off 2018 with an all 11:FS cast as Simon Taylor, David M. Brear, Andra Sonea & Benedict Shegog discuss this weeks top news including upcoming regulation and the impact of open banking.
December 25th, 2017 | 3 mins 17 secs
Seasons Greetings to all our listeners! We bring you a festive hamper of outtakes from over the last year on Fintech Insider!