CEO & Co-Founder, ZestMoney
Lizzie Chapman is the CEO & Co-Founder of ZestMoney – India’s first and largest AI-Driven, digital financing platform. ZestMoney has built a platform that can meaningfully improve the lives of more than 300 million households who currently have no access to credit cards or other formal financing options because of insufficient credit history.
Lizzie started her career as an Investment Manager with the Wellcome Trust, where she invested in financial services companies in India for over 3 years. She then worked with Goldman Sachs in London for 5 years. In 2011, she moved from the United Kingdom to India to set-up and spearhead the India operations for digital lender Wonga, one of the biggest fintech companies in the world at that point. In 2014, she joined the Development Bank of Singapore and lead the launch of ‘Digibank’, which was India’s first mobile-app only bank at that time.
Lizzie currently serves on the boards of IndiaMart (India’s Alibaba) and IndiaQuotient (early-stage investment fund). She is a founding member and serves on the Executive Committee of the Digital Lending Association of India. Lizzie Chapman was honoured with the ‘Female Fintech Leader’ award in 2017 and in 2019 was as recognised among “Linkedin Top Voices 2019: Finance & Economy” globally.
Lizzie Chapman is a leading figure in the fintech landscape of India. She has been instrumental in driving the adoption of digital finance and financial inclusion initiatives in the country. Lizzie’s vision is to make life affordable to more than 300 million households that are currently ignored by traditional providers.