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Media Bios

Below are two bios (extended and short form versions) and various photos for media use.

Alan Tsen – Short Blub

By day, Alan is Director of Revenue Strategy at Chipper Cash. On nights and weekends, he's an investor in early-stage fintech startups and the author of the Fintech Radar Newsletter. He is the former chairperson of Fintech Australia and a former member of the Federal Government’s Fintech Advisory Group and ASIC’s Digital Finance Advisory Panel. Alan was the founding GM of Stone & Chalk, Melbourne and formerly an international tax lawyer a PwC.

Alan Tsen - Extended Bio

By day, Alan is Director of Revenue Strategy at Chipper Cash. On nights and weekends, he's an investor in early-stage fintech startups and a writer of the Fintech Radar Newsletter.

Alan consults to FSIs on innovation and partnering with startups. He provides support to these organisations so that they can build a partnership focused innovation function. This support includes everything from building an innovation function through to sourcing startups FSIs can partner with or even acquire.

He is the former founding GM of Stone & Chalk, Melbourne - an independent, not-for-profit fintech hub that fosters and accelerates the development of world-leading fintech start-ups.

He is the former chairperson of Fintech Australia where he led numerous submissions to government departments on, amongst other issues, digital currency and blockchain tech - including the removal of 'double GST' from digital currency and amendments to KYC/AML laws designed to incorporate digital currency.

Alan is also a former member of the Federal Government’s Fintech Advisory Group and ASIC’s Digital Finance Advisory Panel.

Alan was the founding CEO of Fintech Victoria, an organisation designed to help grow the Victorian fintech ecosystem by amplifying, growing and connecting the fintech community. In this role, he helped forge the Victorian fintech strategy.

Prior to this, Alan was a professional services advisor. He worked for a top tier accounting firm on complex international tax structuring and M&A matters for a number of years.

Alan holds Bachelors degrees in Law and Commerce and a Masters degree in Commerce (Econ). He is also admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor in the state of Victoria.

Alan Tsen - Media Photos

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