Neha Mehta

Global Head of Strategy and Partnerships, LALA World, Indian/Singapore
Neha Mehta
Global Head of Strategy and Partnerships, LALA World, Indian/Singapore


Neha is the global head of strategy and partnerships for a fintech company in Singapore. She is working towards deploying Blockchain technology for financial inclusion in areas such as payments, remittance and micro-loans/insurance to help world’s two billion unbanked people.

Neha represents Singapore and is working towards financial inclusion; she will be attending United Nations General Assembly in September 2018. Neha is a Chevening Financial Services fellow and studied financial risk management at King’s College in London.

She is a lawyer and has worked in different areas of finance such as hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and been recently focussing on fintech. Over the last five years, Neha’s work has centered on lobbying with financial regulators across ASEAN region. As the vice-president of Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA), she actively lobbied with the Indian regulators such as the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Ministry of Finance (MOF), and Reserve Bank of India (RBI). As the country head for Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), Singapore, she worked closely with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on the Registered Fund Management Companies (RFMC) regime. She set up the India operations for Eurex Frankfurt AG, Deutsche Boerse Group, India.

Neha is a regular contributor to fintech discussions, especially to bridge the gender gap in fintech and the financial services industry. Neha graduated in business management and also holds a master’s degree in business journalism. She is an Al Gore Certified climate change trainer and is passionate about environment protection, issues relating to health, and education of children belonging to poor families.

Her day starts with yoga and meditation.


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