Chris Skinner


An innovation and technology genius, Chris Skinner is the founder of Shaping Tomorrow and one of the most respected and revered figures in the world when it comes to identifying trends within technology, financial markets and fintech. Often referred to and thought of as as one of the most authoritative voices on fintech anywhere, Skinner has an outstanding ability to showcase the way in which the rapid pace of change and tomorrow’s technology must inform today’s business strategy and decisions to ensure success and suitability within the corporate world.

Having compiled over two decades of management experience in technology industries, Chris Skinner has had significant exposure to both retail and commercial banking in addition to consumer finance enabling him to deliver incredibly well-informed and insightful thoughts. Having created a Global Leadership Forum for Unisys, Skinner has helped the forum to transform from a product-led company to a more consultative, benefits-based organisation.

The former Director of the financial systems group, NCR, during his time in charge Skinner was responsible for strategy and European insurance operations of the company.

The Chair of the Financial Services Club, a European networking forum for financial professionals, Chris Skinner enables to members of the club to focus on the future of banking and as an incredibly sought after consultant and speaker, Chris effectively analyses the key shifts in technology and the implications for businesses, policy makers and individuals. Incorporating forecasting from a variety of sectors around the world to inform strategy and influence predictions, the incredible Chris Skinner is available to hire as a speaker for events, conferences and functions around the world through the Champions Speakers agency.

Having authored several books covering a range of topics from European regulations in banking through the credit crisis to the future of banking. Chris’ best-selling book, Digital Bank has sold worldwide and provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the battle for digital banking. Also writing a sequel, ValueWebM. Skinner’s second publication describes the impact of Fintech, mobile and blockchain technologies on the face of finance.

A highly thought of and demanded figure within the world of technology and innovation, Chris Skinner is also regularly called upon as a commentator on BBC News, Sky News, CNBC and Bloomberg, in addition to working closely with HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Citibank and the World Economic Forum. An expert in his field that is certain to set your business up for massive success in the future, the technology and innovation genius that has been hired by the biggest names and companies in the world is available to book for your next event through the Champions Speakers agency.

To book Chris Skinner as the technology speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Chris is known to cover the following topics:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Financial Technology
  • Global Leadership Forum
  • World Economic Forum