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Refinitiv's top 100 influencers in financial services

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Find out about who's driving social media conversations around disruptive innovation in the finance sector.

Introducing the #RefinitivSocial100

Who are the most influential thought-leaders and thinkers on social media across key financial communities?

#RefinitivSocial100

The top 100 social media influencers shaping the conversation in the financial community

To produce the #RefinitivSocial100 list, we worked with a team of specialists in social media, to create a list of 100 influencers, globally. We looked at social influence as well as authority on Twitter and LinkedIn and our list ranks the individuals whose posts drive ideas and promote change and disruptive innovations within the finance sector.

The #RefinitivSocial100 list of the top social media influencers in financial technology.
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Combined reach of these 100 influencers

  • 4.7m
    followers
  • 474m
    impressions
  • 38,000
    engagements per week
  • 65,000
    social posts

Topics

Our key focus finance areas

Risk and fighting financial crime

Data, human intelligence, and advanced technology play a vital role in risk management and helping to fight financial crime. Join the conversation: #FightFinancialCrime

AI & machine learning

How can smarter machines make us smarter humans? Machine learning and AI are key components of the financial services sector. Join the conversation: #TrustedData

Digitalization of wealth management

Digital Solutions, industry-leading data and APIs transform how investors engage with their investments in a modern, digital experience. Join the conversation: #DigiWealth

ESG and sustainable finance

Sustainable finance and environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) integration is vital and offers value to the financial sector. Join the conversation: #SustainableLeadership

Big data

Cloud computing offers fast, on-demand access to large volumes of data, while managing and integrating data is key to finding new opportunities in order to generate alpha. Join the conversation: #CloudReadyData

Smarter trading

Latest innovations trends that are transforming the trading sector, as well as new technology aimed at helping to solve challenges of evolving trading workflows. Join the conversation: #SmarterTrading

Highlights

5 featured EMEA influencers in the finance sector

Who are the top financial influencers on the list?

Sally Eaves

#1 Sally Eaves

Professor Sally Eaves has been described as the ‘torchbearer for ethical tech’. She is an international advocate for opening-up access to opportunity and has founded Aspirational Futures to help skill, empower and support the next generation of interdisciplinary talent into careers yet to be conceived.

The list was sorted by Topical Engagement; a combination of Relevance (number of on-topic posts) and Resonance (normalized engagement score). Here are the top 5.

  • #2 David Doughty
    David is the Chief Executive of Excellencia, the corporate governance experts, providing Board effectiveness and Leadership development services to organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors.
  • #3 Xavier Gomez
    Xavier is described as a fintech thought leader and specialist of WealthTech with strong expertise in Private Equity. Expert of digital economy and more specifically innovations in finance.
  • #4 Steve Cook
    Steve is an independent expert in Mobile Biometric Authentication Solutions, advising banks and eCommerce enterprises with their digital identity strategies. He speaks all over the world at conference events for FinTech solutions.
  • #5 Neira Jones
    Neira advises organisations of all sizes on payments, fintech, regtech, cybercrime, information security, regulations (e.g. PSD2, GDPR, AML) & digital innovation.

Methodology

The ranking methodology behind #RefinitivSocial100 financial influencers

This initial list was based on four key metrics, using a combination of Twitter and LinkedIn data: Impressions, relevance, resonance and reach.

Full list

Refinitiv's Global Social Media 100