Hemant has extensive experience across both Fintech and Financial Services, as an operator, investor and strategy lead. Currently Chief Growth Officer for Shaype, an Embedded Finance payments company, focussing on group business strategy, international regulatory licensing, implementing new geography GTM plans, managing strategic partnerships and cap-raise activities. Hemant brings a strong awareness of changing macro trends alongside effectively managing the needs of key stakeholders in the business and shaping strategic direction. Prior to this, he led Business Development and Partnerships for Quant Insight, a quantitative data analytics fintech. The first 10 years of his career were spent at leading investment banks in FX derivatives & Global Macro (HSBC and Credit Suisse) covering hedge fund clients. Hemant spends his spare time either at a Crossfit class or ‘researching’ natural wine, and splits his time between London and Dubai, his hometown.