Skip to main content


Fintech Surge 2023
Renier Lemmens

Renier Lemmens

Group CEO, Geidea
With extensive experience within the fintech and payments industry, Renier provides Geidea with a unique experience and insight in fintech innovation and hyper-growth companies. His past roles include serving as the CEO of PayPal Europe, Middle East, and Africa – and COO for Barclays International Retail and Commercial Banking.
Renier was also a Board Member of Revolut, and still serves as Chairman of Divido and TransferGo, London-based Fintechs. He was also a partner with McKinsey & Company in London, New Delhi, and San Francisco. He is a Professor of Fintech and Innovation at the London Institute of Banking and Finance. He holds a Master of Science (MsC) with distinction in Computer Science as well as an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD, France.