Tram Anh Nguyen
" I firmly believe that in a world dominated by technology, people must remain at the centre of society and organisations, and that education and training are key to helping individuals adapt and thrive in this new world of digital finance. "
Co-founder, Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship
Fintech Education & Inclusivity Advocate
Tram Anh Nguyen is the co-founder of CFTE, Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship, a global impact platform for education in Fintech and the future of financial services.
Tram Anh is an Entrepreneurship Expert at Saïd Business School, Oxford and is an Industry Fellow of Imperial College. Tram Anh strongly believes that in a world dominated by technology, people must remain at the centre of society and organisations and that education and training are key to helping individuals adapt to a fast-changing world. This was the motivation that drove her to build CFTE ,one of the fastest education platform in Finance and Fintech, to help finance professionals up-skill, find more opportunities and build better finance.
Co-founded CFTE in 2017, the platform includes 400+ industry experts (from heads of innovation in banks to CEOs of challenger banks and CEOs of Fintech VCs), created a platform that helps the industry acquire this knowledge quickly, from Fintech to Artificial Intelligence to Open Banking to Extrapreneurship programmes, with an engaged community with 140,000+ alumni from 130 countries. Headquartered in the UK. In addition to London, CFTE her company is present in Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Luxembourg, Hungary, Egypt and France and works with most Tier 1 financial institutions.
She is instrumental in establishing some leading education programmes for adult education with governments, policymakers, industry experts, and academia to push initiatives in financial education for Finance 2.0. She followed her passion to bring about a skills revolution in finance to not only transform the industry but to help a multitude of stakeholders, like women and people from different backgrounds and walks of life, to enter the new world of finance.
Tram Anh serves as a Non Executive Director of Passerelles Numeriques. She holds a few advisory Board Member roles including for EDHEC, a Board Panel for the Association of the Corporate Treasurers. Former Trustee of the Montessori Education and current Exco Board Member of the GlFT ( Global Impact FinTech Forum, Board Member for the Business France Frenchtech UK, and Ambassador to the Singapore Fintech Festival. Appointed Ambassador to the Inclusive Fintech Forum 2023.
Recently Tram Anh has won recognition for her work among The Top 10 Asian Pioneers Tech UK 2023. She got awarded by the Association from the Global Academy of Finance and Management, by the Asian Fintech Academy as the “Woman Fintech Ecosystem Leader”. Top 10 Women Transforming Tech, is a great advocate for women leadership in Fintech and recognised as Senior Leader Women in Fintech on the Powerlist.
A few of Tram Anh’s significant achievements include being a part of releasing the Fintech Job Report and the Blockchain Job Report, New Skills in Financial Services. The Fintech job report is the first of its kind in history, where the major developments in the field, possible work roles, and pertinent employability skills required to help governments, regulators, employers, and job applicants with future job creation and prospects have been outlined. A new book will be released. Prior to co-founding CFTE, she had navigated between the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds. She has a diverse background in finance with 18 years of experience having worked in trading, institutional sales and private banking for major financial institutions such as Standard Chartered in New York, Dresdner Kleinwort and UBS Wealth Management London, Advisor to family offices.
Of Vietnamese origin, Tram Anh was born in France and lived in Paris, New York, and now London. She provides a great understanding of both Asian and Western cultures and is always keen to bring the best of them together.
Interviews & Appearances
Publications & Reports
The Blockchain Job Report 2022
In the Blockchain Job Report, we explore the employment implications through the perspective of aspiring candidates, financial institutions, Blockchain companies as well as governments. What are the top jobs in Blockchain currently? What skills do you need to succeed in this highly competitive market?
The New Skills in Financial Services
CFTE and Elevandi published the report with the discussion with leading experts to help governments, organisations and individuals address the current skills gap in finance and build a digital-resilient workforce in the industry.
The Fintech Job Report
As the world’s first Fintech job report, we highlighted the key findings in the Fintech industry, the potential job roles, and relevant employability skills needed to aid with future job creation and opportunities for governments, regulators, employers, and candidates.