Lewis Ide is the Head of Business Development for the UK & Ireland at SWIFT. He is responsible for driving the growth and adoption of the SWIFT platform, and supporting the SWIFT community across the region to achieve their objectives and ambitions.
Lewis has held a number of roles in his four years at SWIFT, initially joining to lead on customer engagement for anti-Financial Crime initiatives, before running Key Customer engagements in the UK & Ireland. Prior to joining SWIFT, Lewis held multiple roles at technology firms in London, most recently at FircoSoft, where he led on client engagement and the deployment of Global Sanctions solutions for Financial Institutions across the UK & Europe.
Prior to his career in financial services, Lewis was a Professional Footballer for Brighton & Hove Albion.