Kamyar Naficy is the founder and principal of KNECTCOMMS, a strategic communications consultancy to the financial services and fintech sector and to private clients and family offices with a connection to the sector. Kamyar is a communications strategist and consultant with over 20 years’ experience advising businesses, family offices and private clients. Having lived and worked in London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles, Kamyar has a global perspective and a broad international network in business, media and finance. Prior to moving into consultancy, Kamyar worked in senior marketing and communications roles at JP Morgan, London Stock Exchange Group and UniCredit. Earlier in his career, he was a financial analyst in investment banking and a business analyst in management consulting. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Cambridge University.