Jeroen de Bel

Jeroen de Bel is the founder and principal consultant of Fincog. He is an expert in retail banking and payment innovation, and helps companies navigate the complexities of the fintech sector in a structured manner to develop winning solutions.

Jeroen has over 10 years of international experience in the financial services industry. Prior to establishing Fincog, he was part of the Corporate Strategy team of De Volksbank, a Dutch retail bank. Amongst others, he led a project to develop a new online lending proposition and developed the corporate venturing and fintech M&A strategy for the bank.

Prior to De Volksbank, Jeroen held multiple positions at leading strategy consultancy firms, with a focus on financial services. He is a former retail banking and payments senior analyst at The Boston Consulting Group, where he helped financial institutions and payment service providers globally to develop new strategies. In addition, Jeroen worked as senior consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and payments consultant at Innopay.

Jeroen holds an MSc with honours in Business Economics & Finance from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Netherlands, and also completed an undergraduate program at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.