Director of Innovation & Digital Centre of Excellence
Claire Calmejane
Claire Calmejane
Lloyds Banking Group

Claire Calmejane is one of the leading influencing figures in Financial Technology and one of the few senior women in the Fintech 40 Europe by WSJ. The French-born tech guru was hired in 2012 by Lloyds Banking Group to shake-up the old ways of doing business, as put by the Evening Standard. Claire enjoys working on projects that make a difference and has received a number of industry accolades for her work. Claire’s has a unique perspective on how technology will impact the business model of financial services combined with a track record of delivery and execution having set-up the LBG Innovation Labs and worked with HR to set-up the Digital Academy to support the 75 000 colleagues become digital leaders. In her words, her best achievement is her team ‘I am a talent spotter and always make sure I recruit a person better at one skill than me’. She is a lecturer on Fintech and Digital Transformation at MIT, Oxford, UCL and HEC. Before joining the bank, she worked for Capgemini Consulting and has served as a visiting scientist at the American university MIT on how large organisations digitise.