Peter is the CEO of Edgar, Dunn & Company. Peter has over 30 years of experience in strategy consulting to a variety of leading industry clients in financial services, with wide geographical experience across the European, North American, Middle Eastern, and African markets. He has delivered strategic consultancy assignments within the physical and e-business arena of financial services, providing strategic payment service analysis, profitability analysis, operational reviews, new product development, benchmarking studies and providing regulatory advice to leading clients. Peter is a regular conference speaker and Chairman at events concerning payments and fintech business. Outside work, Peter enjoys playing golf and following Formula 1 racing.
Soner Canko is a leading advisor to a number of companies in the Fintech sector. Soner was previously the CEO of BKM – the “backbone” processor of card payments in the country – and founder of Turkey’s very own national payment scheme called TROY.
Peter Sidenius, EDC Managing Director based in London met with Irra Ariella Khi, CEO of VChain, a cutting-edge Blockchain based identity-as-a-service platform.
Turkey has a young population who embrace technology and new products, which has made Turkey a center of innovation within financial services. The banking sector, in terms of asset size, has grown at an annual compound rate of 20 per cent over the past 15 years.