Speaker

Steve Davies

Partner, Global Blockchain Leader

PwC

Biography

Steve has been with PwC for 20 years working across financial services and across different countries. During the 1990s Steve worked in our UK and German Banking and Insurance practices with a focus on consumer credit.

In 1999 Steve moved to our US firm where he became a Partner in 2003 and led the US firm’s Consumer Finance practice focusing on consumer credit, mortgage lending and consumer banking with many of the world’s largest retail banking institutions.

In 2009 Steve returned to the UK firm where he became Retail & Commercial Banking leader, building a practice within the UK’s Consulting business. In 2015 Steve became our UK & EMEA Fintech Leader as well as our UK and EMEA FS Digital leader.

Steve has worked with some of our leading clients in the US, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Brazil, UK, Germany, Spain, CEE, South Africa, France, Ireland, as well as elsewhere. Steve has authored many publications and spoke at numerous conferences and events around the world.

Leading our Fintech practice, Steve works with a variety of start-up institutions including working with challenger banks, Fintechs and incubators. Recent areas of focus have included digital business models, robo-advice, blockchain and fostering access and connectivity between small start-ups and larger traditional clients.