David Bannister has been writing about technology for more than 40 years having started on Personal Computer World in 1979. He has specialised in financial services technology for nearly 30 of those years.
For the past five years, David has worked as an industry analyst covering wholesale payments, transaction and corporate banking, financial market infrastructures and regulation, and analysis of the fintech sector for prestigious international banking and financial infrastructure clients and the technology vendors that serve them.
He has contributed to Dealing with Technology, Waters magazine, Financial Markets IT, Financial News, as well as The Daily Telegraph, The Financial Times, The Times, and BBC Radio 4, Channel 4 News, BBC Newsnight and Sky News. David spent 12 years as the editor of Banking Technology.
He is a well-known moderator, panellist and speaker and has taken part in many international conferences, including Swift’s Sibos, EBAday, Finextra’s NextGen Banking and Finovate events in Europe and Asia.
David has also provided consultancy and training for leading IT and financial technology providers including IBM, HP, Misys (now Finastra), Temenos, and many others, including several of the world’s leading banks.