Founder, Starling Bank
Anne Boden founded Starling Bank in 2014, after a distinguished 30+ year career working for world-leading financial institutions. It became a leading bank, announcing record profits in 2023. She stepped aside as CEO in June 2023, but remains on the Board. Anne chronicled Starling’s story in Banking on It. The bestseller and The Times’ Business Book of 2020 was described by one reviewer as a “banking blockbuster”. She’s also the author of The Money Revolution and Female Founders Playbook, out February 2024. Widely considered a thought-leader in fintech, Anne was awarded an MBE in 2018 and chairs the government’s Women-led High-growth Enterprise Taskforce.