Passionate about fintech, business, financial literacy, inclusion and diversity, and uncovering the behind-the-scenes stories of successful business minds, Chloé James has worked extensively as an emcee, panel facilitator, and interviewer. Her stage roles have ranged from intimate 50-person executive level forums to 15,000 strong delegate-attended conferences, from moderating technical panel sessions to facilitating C-level fireside chats with some of the brightest and most influential individuals in business.
Australian born, James is currently the Group Media Director for RFi Group, a global strategic insights provider, and a broadcast television presenter. She is also a global ambassador for Inspiring Rare Birds, an organization supporting and encouraging entrepreneurship amongst women around the world, a cause close to her heart.
In 2014, James launched a global “Women in Leadership” interview series, and was also a judge for the Finnie Awards, hosted by FinTech Australia, and the Government of Australia’s Office for Women’s “Inspiring Mentoring Scholarships Program” for emerging female entrepreneurs.
In 2016, James joined the Sky News – Business channel as the host of live primetime and nationally broadcasted television programs Business Success, TECH. biz, The Enterprise, and Summer Money. She stayed there for three years prior to her move to North America.
Currently, James is a co-host on Breaking Banks with Brett King, the #1 global fintech podcast. She has also appeared as a guest on the 11:FS’ FinTechInsider podcast (UK); Fintech5 podcast (USA); “Humaniq Faces”, a thought leader interview series; and SWIFT’s “Innovation in the FS Industry” Bloomberg interview series (USA).