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James Hickson






James Hickson is CEO of Mash, one of Europe''s fastest growing and most dynamic Fintech payment and lending startups. This year he was recognized as the most influential Fintech CEO of 2018 by AI Global Media.

Passionate about the future of alternative finance and payments, he leads a team of driven professionals that are on a mission to transform the retail payments space through Mash’ best-in-class consumer finance solution.

Prior to Mash, James spent 15 years working for Morgan Stanley in various roles including, most recently, Executive Director in Technology Business Development in New York.

James holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Greenwich in Computer Science and a Global Executive MBA from IE Business School in Business Administration and Management.