Kristy Duncan is founder and CEO of Women in Payments. This growing professional network unites women in payments from around the globe with a shared vision of gender parity. Women in Payments supports women’s career development through conferences, award and mentorship programs, and by hosting a growing online community.
Kristy is an avid supporter of her fellow female trailblazers, as investor and advisor to three women-led fintechs. As a respected leader in the field, she’s judged several accelerators, fintech contests, and global awards programs.
Before Women in Payments, Kristy was a leading payments consultant to global financial institutions, payment networks, fintechs, regulators, and other industry leaders. Prior to that, she held leadership positions at a leading Canadian bank.
Always inspiring and insightful, Kristy is a sought-after speaker, advisor, and mentor. She was twice named to the Innovate Finance / Lloyds Bank Women in Fintech Power List, as well as Lattice 80’s Global 100 Power Women in Fintech List. Perhaps her greatest pride comes from inspiring the next generation of female leaders, as she mentors women at all career levels around the world.
Kristy holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a Certified Cash Manager designation.
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