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Alison Harwood

Alison Harwood

Head of London Branch, Varengold Bank

https://www.varengold.de/en/home/

Alison heads the London Branch of Varengold Bank, a leading financer of European FinTechs. She plays a critical role in developing the marketplace lending business across the UK, Ireland, France, and Benelux. Hence, Alison is always on the lookout for new clients that challenge traditional lending models with innovative ideas that add significant value. Owing to her expertise, she has lately become a popular interview partner, speaker, and podcast guest. Alison holds an LLB in Law with Spanish Law from Nottingham University and is a charterholder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Association. Before joining Varengold in 2015, she had worked in structured finance at Barclays Capital and as a lawyer at Linklaters.