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Christian Westerlind Wigstrom | Co-Founder and CEO at Monoova | Fintech Finance

Christian Westerlind Wigstrom

About Christian Westerlind Wigstrom

Co-Founder and CEO of Monoova, a rapidly growing payments fintech based in Sydney.
Since launching the brand in August 2019, we have:
– grown the monthly value and volume of transactions processed 45x+, surpassing A$40 billion in December 2021
– become one of a handful non-bank payment companies in Australia with access to real-time payment rails
– launched dozens of new features
– become shortlisted for “Excellence in Payments” in 2020, 2021 and 2022 by Fintech Australia
– become shortlisted for “Fintech Organisation of the Year” in 2021 and 2022 by Fintech Australia
– personally shortlisted for “Outstanding Fintech Leader of the Year” in 2020, 2021 and 2022 by Fintech Australia
– won the Fintech Awards “Best Fintech Payments Provider” in 2020

It has been fun!

Previously:
– Identified as one of Sweden’s 101 “Super Talents 2016” by Swedish weekly business magazine “Veckans Affärer”.
– Wide-ranging operational and strategic experience as Chief of Staff and Markets at 10,000-employee/$250m-revenue, agribusiness group in Southern Africa (Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania), managing European family-office investment 2013-16. Based in Harare.
– PhD in International Relations and Masters in Economics from Oxford University, Oxford
– 4 years as economic advisor and speech writer to high-profile economist Lord Skidelsky in the British Parliament, London
– Diverse publication record, including edited volume with Robert Skidelsky on the economics of the Great Recession

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