Top 10 leading voices in financial services

CUBE’s data analysed the frequency of references across regulatory content to identify who is shaping the future of finance.

Amanda Khatri

Editorial Manager


All of CUBE’s RegInsight data was analysed over an eight-month period, from December 2022 to July 2023 to determine the top 10 voices in financial services. This includes analysing blogs, speeches, news, consultations, reports, press releases, policies, enforcement actions, bills, guidance, regulations, and so on. The top 10 was identified by the number of times the speaker’s name had been referenced across regulatory content.

The top 10 most frequently mentioned speakers – individual profiles

5. Sheldon Mills

Sheldon Mills, Executive Director, Consumers and Competition at the FCA

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4. Christy Goldsmith Romero

Christy Goldsmith Romero, Commissioner of the CFTC

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3. Ursula Von Der Leyen

Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen, 13th President of the European Commission

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2. Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen, 78th Secretary of the Treasury of the US

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1. Gary Gensler

Gary Gensler, Chair of the SEC

The top 6-10 speakers in financial services

To view which players came 6th-10th place, please click here.

Looking ahead: Achieving financial services success

The financial services industry remains a dynamic and ever-changing landscape. As we look ahead, the role of influential leaders in the financial sector will be crucial in instilling trust, empowerment, and security among stakeholders.

The top 10 influencers play a vital role in shaping discussions around critical topics such as investments, cryptocurrencies, and banking. Their insights and perspectives can guide stakeholders in making informed decisions during a time of economic uncertainty. Further collaboration between regulatory bodies, financial institutions, and industry influencers will be essential in building a stronger and more resilient financial services sector.

The current sporadic economic landscape calls for a proactive approach to regulatory compliance, risk management, and strategic planning for success. Regulatory change management software emerges as a key tool for navigating the shifting regulatory landscape.

With the industry undergoing constant transformation, it is imperative for financial institutions to stay informed about emerging compliance obligations, understand their impact, and adapt their internal policies and strategies accordingly.

CUBE’s comprehensive source of regulatory intelligence, driven by cutting-edge technology and AI, provides the foundation for effective compliance management. By leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning, CUBE empowers organisations to identify emerging regulations, build an always-current inventory, reduce risks, and ensure compliance and operational robustness.

The financial services industry stands at a critical juncture, facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities. Embracing regulatory change management and leveraging the insights of influential speakers are key steps in steering the industry towards a more stable future.

With CUBE’s comprehensive regulatory intelligence, financial institutions can navigate the uncertain times ahead and build a stronger foundation for growth and success.

About CUBE

CUBE is a SaaS-based RegTech designed to take the complexity out of regulation using artificial intelligence and automation to deliver Automated Regulatory Intelligence. Born out of the 2008 financial crisis, Founder and CEO, Ben Richmond, has led CUBE to become the world’s most comprehensive and robust source of classified and meaningful AI-driven regulatory intelligence. CUBE’s purpose-built regulatory AI engine (RegAI) and tech platform (RegPlatform) tracks, analyses, and monitors laws, rules, and regulations in every country and in every published language, creating an always current regulatory footprint.

In short, we track, capture, and monitor every regulatory change across the globe and make sense of it for our customers. Drawing on 10 years of experience, we have a mature data set which covers the length and breadth of global regulatory content. As displayed in this report, CUBE has a golden source of regulatory data, covering emerging regulatory topics as well as more traditional areas, from AML, data privacy to prudential and more.

This means that we make accurate inferences and intelligently link regulatory changes across different regulations and regulators, spot trends and make predictions rooted in data. This can all then be automatically mapped to our customers’ policies and controls, transforming visibility and compliance capability.

With operations across Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia, CUBE serves a diverse and global base of customers and partners including the largest financial institutions in the world who leverage CUBE’s RegPlatform to streamline their complex regulatory change management and compliance processes.

Whether you’re a large, multinational bank, or a small financial organisation with up to a handful of compliance officers, we’ve got a suite of products tailored to you.