Siobhan Hayden

Siobhan Hayden

Siobhan Hayden

Consultant, ex COO, Hashching, Australia

Siobhan Hayden is the Director, Scale-Ups & Innovation Labs for the Australian Computer Society and former Board Adviser and the COO of HashChing, a progressive and innovative fintech start-up. 

Siobhan is heavily involved in the startup ecosystem and was an inaugural judge in ACS’ RiverPitch television series in 2018. Siobhan has a wealth of specialist knowledge across trends, behaviours, customer patterns and technology, garnered through 20 years of experience within the Finance and Logistics sectors and has extensive experience as an industry thought leader, presenting her bold ideas and informed insights in an engaging way across a range of platforms and events.

With 20 years’ experience within the finance and logistics sectors developing operational and people strategies to ensure business success. Siobhan is passionate about leadership and was instrumental in helping to disrupt the Australian mortgage space and has implemented a variety of initiatives to streamline HashChing’s market-leading technology.

Prior to her role as Board Advisor and COO of HashChing, Siobhan was the Chief Executive Officer of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) and held senior operations roles at Finware and Woolworths Ltd.  She is a Director for Running for Premature Babies Foundation (RFPB) and an Education Advisory Board Member for SP Jain, Global School of Management.