Mike Cunningham


Mike is a thought leader and digital practitioner of innovation within financial services and has an unmatched global network with the world’s leading FinTechs, Accelerators and the established corporates. Before joining CLEARLY, Mike was Executive Vice President at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank where he led Group Strategy and Innovation. Before that he worked for Barclays in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East where he led the de-novo market entry and establishment of Barclays in India, Pakistan and Namibia. With his 20+ years of financial services experience, Mike has a deep understanding of building and innovating digital financial services in emerging markets and coupled with his track record in customer experience transformation and his global network, is ideally placed to create the region’s preeminent digital first bank. Mike has lived and worked all over the world and now resides in Dubai with his young family.