The Road to Automation: Graduate Advice with MIT Global Panellist and RegTech Sector Pioneer Nirvana Farhadi
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Nirvana Farhadi, global influencer and RegTech pioneer discusses the future of finance, sharing her thoughts on technology and its best attempt to disrupt regulation and finance.
Nirvana started her career on the trading floor, after graduating with a degree in Law. She quickly rose to strength realising her ability to spot where financial companies are exposed to compliance issues! Nirvana emerged as a global influence in RegTech, heading Regulatory Transaction Reporting at KPMG UK before becoming Global Head of RegTech, Risk & Regulatory Compliance Affairs at Hitachi Vantara.
Aside from full-time work, Nirvana has had a continued influence on the sector becoming a MIT Technology Review Global Panellist, and Non-Executive Board Member for 5 modern regulatory companies.
Nirvana Farhadi joins Work in Fintech founder Matthew Cheung and founder member Ben Ford to elaborate on the evolving force of regulatory technology, explaining how law, finance, and technology students can dominate a career in the sector.
(00:34) - Who is Nirvana Farhadi
(02:01) - What is Fintech?
(04:37) - What are the main drivers of Regtech?
(08:37) - Where are we on the road of automation?
(11:17) - Is automation startup led or dominated by the bigger incumbents firms?
(13:45) - What skills are needed to work in Regtech?
(19:17) - How can I set myself up for an evolving job market?
(22:35) - What opportunities are there in Regtech for someone in financial services?
(28:05) - How does a student get into Regtech?