As EY’s Global Emerging Markets FinTech Leader, Varun is responsible for EY FinTech business development in 130 emerging markets across the globe.
Varun has deep experience in the FinTech domain and is skilled in cross-border management of FinTech operations and business planning, digital banking innovation and strategy, and regulatory strategy development (M&A). His knowledge also covers FinTech ecosystem development, FinTech strategy development and implementation, FinTech corporate finance due diligence, and solution development and intrapreneurship.
Varun holds a Master of Strategy and Operations from National University of Singapore, and a Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science Engineering) from India. He is a founding member of the Singapore FinTech Association, the only non-profit FinTech body supported by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He is also author of Singapore – The FinTech Nation, a history of Singapore’s evolution as a FinTech hub. As an active angel investor, he set up Boleh Ventures to support high growth ventures in ASEAN, India and Africa.
How Varun is building a better working world
“As a passionate leader in FinTech, I have worked on a broad spectrum of projects for emerging markets globally: blockchain, payments, digital banks, regulatory policies, national infrastructure and financial inclusion. I will continue to tap into my deep experience in the FinTech domain to drive the development of the ecosystem and build a better working world.”