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Astrid Ayel

Knowledge Transfer Manager, Blockchain and Fintech

Profile overview

Prior to joining the KTN in 2015, Astrid worked in the innovation management team at MasterCard; delivering innovative digital solutions for retail loyalty schemes across Europe. With a background in mathematics and data science, her recent focus is helping Blockchain and FinTech businesses connect to relevant sectors of the industry and academia to grow their project. As a member of the KTN’s Digital Economy and Creative Industries team, Astrid works closely with the Innovate UK digital team to direct digital businesses to relevant funding opportunities. She is particularly involved with the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Next Generation Services Programme targeted at Artificial Intelligence innovative businesses developing solutions for the Insurance, Legal and Accountancy services sectors.

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