Josy Soussan is heading the Communications & Public Affairs for Funding Circle, the leading global SME loans platform, in the Netherlands and Brussels. In his role he works with media, government, regulators and financial stakeholders on regulatory developments for the lending industry and Fintech issues. Josy is also a member of the board of the Dutch crowdfunding association. Prior to joining Funding Circle in 2018, he was a Communications & Public Affairs Specialist for S&P Global Ratings, based in Paris and New York, working on capital markets, public finance, banking and insurance. Josy holds an Executive MPA (Master in Public Affairs) from Sciences Po (Paris) and a M.A. in Corporate & Institutional Communications from the Graduate School of Higher Studies in the Information and Communication Sciences CELSA (Paris).