In 2018, Saira Khan was named #35 as a incredible role model and coolest women in Britain to watch for amongst the top 139 women by ‘Start up digest’ Recognised Globally as a change agent.
Saira leads and supports the collaboration of Fintech and traditional financial services across HSBC U.K. Digital & First Direct Bank, where she leads on business model innovation, focused on areas including open banking, emerging technologies such as Data,AI has a keen passion in driving sustainability agenda. Owning and managing key Fintech partnerships to enrich the customer digital experience.
Strong background in leading to fulfil scale ambitions. And shifting colleague and customer impact to digital adoption. Improving the customer and colleague advocacy.
Saira has a background of leading strategic digital innovation teams in FS, working alongside a number of business areas across the Global Retail, Wealth and Corporate bank, to drive and execute the transformation for the business to make sure we survive and thrive the digital revolution. Executing on digital innovation initiatives including the development and testing of new business models, fintech partnerships, and the use of emerging technologies. Saira and her teams have promoted an inclusive culture of innovation throughout the organisation, driving engagement, thought leadership and collaboration. Focussed on driving colleague and customer/client engagement, with a special emphasis on digital inclusion, channel migration, disruptive technologies and their application and supporting vulnerable groups.