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Informed Choice Radio Personal Finance Podcast

Oct 24, 2016

In this episode of Informed Choice Radio, I talk to Gemma Godfrey, FinTech influencer, quantum physicist and founder of

I’ve got the pleasure of introducing you today to an incredible individual. She’s been described as a trusted business expert and FinTech influencer, as well as one the best people in the world at clarifying complex conditions as they unfold.

My guest for this episode of Informed Choice Radio is Gemma Godfrey, one of the brightest minds in the world of FinTech and investing.

Gemma is the Founder and CEO of, an online wealth manager described as the future of investing. has been ranked among the top ten FinTech companies to watch. A trusted business expert on daytime television, Gemma makes investing simpler, more engaging and accessible.

Gemma drives companies to achieve strong financial performance and public engagement, having managed investments for the world’s largest organisations, including Brooks Macdonald, where she was Head of Investment Strategy.

As you will hear in the interview, Gemma has a background in quantum physics, which gives her a unique perspective on the world of FinTech, business and investment management.

Ranked amongst the ‘savviest’ on Wall Street by the Wall Street Journal and on CityAM’s FinTech Powerlist, Gemma was selected by the BBC as one of the world’s top 100 women “striving to make the world a better place”.

In this episode of Informed Choice Radio, I speak to Gemma about how a quantum physicist got into the world of investments, why London is such an attractive location for FinTech, how customer experience in financial services is going to change over the next decade, and why we all need to learn how to KISS.

Here’s my conversation with Gemma Godfrey in episode 126 of Informed Choice Radio, Everyone Needs To KISS More.

Some questions I ask

-How on earth does a quantum physicist get into the world of investments?

-What’s driving the growth in FinTech and what can we expect to see from that sector over the next decade of so?

-In practical terms, how do you think FinTech’s going to change the customer experience with financial services broadly, especially banking?

-What are your thoughts on how Brexit will result in changes to FinTech and will it hamper the growth in the UK FinTech sector?

-Can you talk us through why it is so important to KISS, especially within financial services?

Useful links mentioned in this episode

Gemma on Twitter

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