Franziska Schmid

Franziska has worked for the Santander Group in a variety of roles in Madrid and London, in strategy, corporate development, innovation and regulatory. In her current role at Santander UK, Franziska leads a team which examines future regulation through a strategic lens, proposing new ways of implementing or improving the bank’s regulatory compliance through innovative solutions such as digital propositions or working with FinTechs.
She combines an understanding of the regulatory environment with knowledge of wider corporate strategy and innovation.
Prior to this, Franziska worked in management consulting, advising clients on their growth, business- and distribution plans.
Franziska holds a Masters in International Business /MBA from the Fletcher School (Tufts University) and HEC Paris and a Diploma in Innovation and Strategy from Oxford University.

Head of regulatory impact, innovation and product oversight,
Santander UK