Rolands Mesters is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nordigen, a data-analytics Fintech that is helping to make lending inclusive and accessible by making it easier and faster for banks, lenders and Fintechs to use open banking data to assess creditworthiness.
Rolands has been an entrepreneur since the age of 20, and has spent the last 10 years creating innovative solutions in the areas of Finance, Banking and FMCG.
Rolands graduated with a degree in Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. After gaining experience at one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies and successfully founding his own design agency, Rolands switched his focus to innovation in the financial sector.
He is a graduate of the 2017 Google Demo Day in London and the Accelerator at Nordea, the largest financial group in the Nordic region and has been featured in the 30 Under 30 list from Forbes Latvia. Rolands regularly shares his insights and opinions on Fintech and open banking at top international Fintech events, and is considered a leading thinker on open banking in Europe.