Claire Calmejane has been at the helm of a number of groundbreaking projects at Lloyds Banking Group and is responsible for implementing digital innovation at the 250-year-old institution, which has pledged to invest £1bn in digital capabilities between 2015 and 2017. As part of this mission, she set up an internal innovation programme allowing any director from across the group to quickly test new products and services with customers. She is also named on the Fintech Most Influential Powerlist, which is based on Twitter and Klout scores, and led a research programme on digital transformation at MIT. Calmejane is an advisory board member at startup accelerator Startupbootcamp and is responsible for promoting women in technology at engineering school EPITA.
Biggest challenge: “Staying [true to] myself as an authentic woman and a digital leader, and not taking the shape others want me to.”