Gaia Fasso


Gaia Ines Fassò is Head of the Anthemis Institute, the think and do tank by Anthemis Group dedicated to the responsible transition of financial services to the Digital Age. Through the Institute, Gaia leads the research, experimentation and advocacy practice by Anthemis and its partner organisations across different thematic areas including Financial Wellness and the Future of Work. Gaia firmly believes in harnessing the power of financial services for the betterment of society and the environment.

Gaia’s background is in financial services and technology, having served 6 years as strategy consultant for large financial institutions as well as a purpose-driven accelerator programme and start-ups across different tech sectors. She is also the co-founder of an education charity for refugees. Prior to joining the private sector, Gaia worked in research and policy for the United Nations and the not-for-profit sector. Her current area of interest is behavioural science within financial wellness.


United Nations


Innovation services
Economic policy

Latest posts by
Gaia Fasso

  • One More Week to Apply for the Spring 2017 Anthemis Fellowship March 13, 2017 - “Education is not about filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.” –William Butler Yeats The application for the Spring 2017 Anthemis Fellowship, the launchpad for fintech entrepreneurs, is open until March 17th. Consider this post the nudge you ...
  • 2016-17 Anthemis Fellowship Application Now Open June 27, 2016 - The 2016-17 Anthemis Fellowship program is now open for applications. The Fellowship is our effort to spot and nurture talent in financial services; to find brilliant minds and equip them with the right skills, experiences and perspectives to ...