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Richard Wazacz


An experienced leader in the digital space, Richard has a proven track record of innovation, strategy and operations across industries including fintech, financial services, and travel.

Prior to joining Travelex as CEO in June 2022, Richard served as CEO at Brickvest, a commercial real estate debt company. Before this, Richard spent six years at the Octopus Group, where he was the founder CEO of a number of new fintech businesses. He has also held senior leadership positions at both Lloyds Banking Group and Prudential. Earlier in his career Richard led logistic and baggage operations across Heathrow Airport, having started his career at Shell as a process engineer.

Richard holds a master's in engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is also a Fulbright Scholar and a Sainsbury Management Fellow.


Fireside Chat

The Steps to Building a Winning Data Culture in the Enterprise

10:30 am
11:10 am
Session Summary
The demand to consume high quality, trustworthy data in our day-to-day lives continutes to accelerate. However, it is the responsibility of employees at every level of any business to ensure that data is acquired and governed to maintain its security and integrity, so that upstream value can be created. Educating a multi-disciplinary workforce on the importance of data and driving its quality upwards is an enormous challenge. Hear from our panel on the steps required to build a transformational data culture that can underpin your business and data strategies.

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