Diana Biggs

Financial tech experts and social entrepreneur


Diana Biggs is a 2016/17 Fellow with Anthemis Group and Founder of Proof of Purpose, where she works to develop the use of blockchain technology solutions to enable economic empowerment and financial inclusion.

She consults in financial services and technology, with a focus on digital currency and financial inclusion, and previously served as VP of Growth and Partnerships, UK & EMEA, for digital currency platform Uphold, and as Chief Strategy Officer for Soko, a Kenya-based e-commerce platform and social enterprise.

Her work in global development and finance spans more than ten years and five continents, including roles at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Oliver Wyman Financial Services, and Kiva.org.

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