Francesco Burelli


Partner at Arkwright. Digital and Open Banking, Payments and Platforms Economy subject matter expert. Over 21 years of payments/digital financial services industry and advisory experience across six continents after transitioning from an earlier focus on telecoms. Before his advisory career, Francesco worked at Midland Bank (later HSBC).

Francesco complements his industry executive profession with industry research, publishing and think-tanks positions. Advisory board member at Global Data / Verdict, FT/TheBanker’s Transaction Banking Awards and Emerging Payments Association Awards judging panels member.

Fellow of the London Institute of Finance and Banking, INSEAD Alumnus, Francesco was awarded Fintech Startup Bootcamp’ Best Fintech Mentor of the Year Award 2015, ATM Industry Association’s Industry consultant of the Year 2014.