Flora Coleman has been at TransferWise as their global Head of Government Relations since early 2016. This follows a decade of senior political advisory work, including nearly three years as a Special Adviser in the UK. Flora has worked most policy areas but has a particular specialism in European politics and retail financial services.
Flora advises startups on political relations and is on the Steering Board of Coadec – the policy voice of startups. She is an Ambassador to the global campaign Transparency Taskforce. She believes we can only improve if we make our workforce more diverse. She’s working to deliver greater inclusion in politics, business, and technology through her involvement with Coadec, the TRG, Women2Win, TechHub, Women in Public Affairs and DevelopHer.
In 2019 she was nominated as the fourth most inspirational woman in UK public affairs, and one of the top five standout female policymakers and regulatory experts in fintech.