Melba Montague

Partner - Banking and Financial Markets Leader, IBM

Melba is IBM’s European Banking and Financial Markets Leader and is responsible for strategy, execution and business results. She helps IBM’s European banking clients achieve competitive advantage and deliver business value through combining cognitive technologies with business insight .  She is also a member of IBM’s Global Banking Academy.

Prior to joining IBM, Melba held many senior executive roles at EY, Logica, CGI and Sopra Steria, delivering complex transformational and digital solutions across the Financial Services ecosystem.  Melba was also a founding board member of FinTech Scotland, who work with Fintechs, large companies, investors, public organisations and universities with the strategic aim to make Scotland one of the top five fintech hubs in the world.

Melba was proud to be awarded IT Leader of the Year in 2017 as having been nominated for delivering innovative digital banking solutions and for being a natural disruptor; passionate about changing minds, thoughts and beliefs and challenging the status quo

Melba is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales