Stuart Christie is a management consultant in the innovation and early stage capital markets. He is also chair of the AI Forum of NZ, a core group member of Fintech NZ and an advisor to various high growth companies. Stuart works with companies, corporates and investors focused on the commercialisation and value-realisation of FinTech, SaaS and AI opportunities.
Most recently Stuart was an Investment Manager at New Zealand Venture Investment Fund working on seed funding for early stage technology start-ups. Previous to NZVIF, he was a founder of the mobile banking and payments company M-Com which was sold to the world’s largest supplier of technology solutions to retail banks Fiserv (USA). Prior to M-Com Stuart held a variety of senior management roles in the capital markets, banking and telecommunications industries. Stuart has an MBA from the Bradford School of Management in the UK and a B Hort. Sci. (Marketing) from Massey University.