The Department for International Trade (DIT) secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.
We are an international economic department, responsible for:
DIT FinTech Team
The Department’s FinTech team supports the UK’s world-leading FinTech hub by fostering the conditions for growth across the domestic ecosystem and supporting the international expansion of companies, institutions and regulatory framework.
We work in over 40 international markets, supported by our teams in Consulates and Embassies around the world, to connect businesses, organisation and regulators, and provide tailored advice and support for market entry.
For UK companies:
For overseas companies looking to expand into the UK:
Our activity and strategic priorities are governed by DIT’s FinTech Steering Board, which brings together academics, industry experts, government and regulators to inform and advise the Department’s FinTech Strategy. The Board is chaired by the City of London’s Lord Mayor.
Outside of business consultation and trade activity, we lead on a series of bespoke projects and activity.
For any enquiries related to DIT’s Fintech team, please contacts us via: FSOFinTechs@trade.gov.uk
Secretary of State for International Trade
Has overall responsibility for the business of the department. Elizabeth has led the DIT since the department was created in July 2019.
Minister for Investment
Leads on promoting foreign direct investment into the UK, as well as overseeing the government’s policy on overseas direct investment. Minister Stuart
Head of FinTech
Focus areas: - Team lead - Government engagement - Regional coverage: APAC
Focus areas: - UK FinTech - State of the Nation report - FinTech investment strategy - DIT FinTech Steering Board - Regional coverage: Europe, Israel, Russia
Focus areas: - Financial Innovation Partnership - UK-Africa FinTech Partnership - Regional coverage: US, MENA
FinTech Bridge Advisor
Focus areas: - FinTech Bridge strategy & implementation - FinTech Bridge Pilot Program - Regional coverage: Australia, Hong Kong, China, Singapore and South Korea
FinTech Trade and Investment Associate
Focus areas: - Domestic ecosystem - DIT FinTech repository - Regional coverage: LATAC
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