Sendi Young

MD – Europe, Ripple

Sendi is a fintech executive with more than 16 years international experience in financial services/payments and consulting, with focus on strategy, business development, partnerships, and product commercialization. She is currently the Managing Director of Europe for Ripple. In the last 5 years, Sendi held several leadership roles at Mastercard’s Data & Services business, with global responsibility for strategy, commercialization, partnerships, and business development. Most recently, Sendi led the Fintech & Digital Segment.

Previously, she led commercialisations of services around real-time payments, open banking, artificial intelligence and government; and led sales to UK&I banks. Prior to Mastercard, Sendi delivered rapid operational optimisation to large corporates at the consultancy, AlixPartners. Before that Sendi led the development of a global cash management solution at HSBC. Sendi holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Economics from Brown University.