Angela Yotov

Head of Legal and General Counsel
RateSetter

 

 

Angela is General Counsel and an Executive Committee member of RateSetter, a leading fintech lending platform. She joined the fast growth marketplace lender in January 2016 having previously worked at Barclays Bank PLC after cutting her teeth at Freshfields and Latham & Watkins.

As General Counsel, she is responsible for managing legal risk and developing the legal strategy across the group. Angela established and manages a high performing legal team which supports the demands of the growing alternative finance provider.

She was named in Innovate Finance’s Women in Fintech’s Powerlist (2016-17), was a judge at the Lawyer Awards 2017 and is a member of the Disruptive GC group.

Launched in 2010 to give people the opportunity to earn more on their money, RateSetter has originated more than £2.8bn of loans and generated over £110m in interest for its investors. It is known for its innovative Provision Fund which provides protection against bad debt. As a result, to date, every individual RateSetter investor has received their capital and interest in full.

Angela will be participating in our Fintech and future-proofing your business session.