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Chryssi Chorafa

Founder & CEO


Chryssi’s 20 years of professional experience ranges from regulation (FCA), risk management, payments, and treasury.

Chryssi is a thought leader in the payments industry, Founder and CEO of StarLiX, a tokenised payment and compliance system to enable payment service providers to send cross-border payments. StarLiX was shortlisted for the FSTech RegTech Award 2021, a LendIt PitchIt Semifinalist 2021 and a FF Awards 2021 Finalist.

Chryssi lectures at LIBF specialising in Digital Technologies and FinTech. She was recognised as a Senior Leader and Rising Star in the Women in FinTech Powerlist 2020 and 2021 respectively. Last year, she won the Women in Payments EMEA Symposium Innovation Award 2021.

Over the past year, Chryssi has participated as a Subject-Matter-Expert, participant and mentor at the UK FCA’s first Data Sprint 2020, Digital Sandbox 2020, Women’s Economic Empowerment Tech Sprint 2021, FCA Digital Sustainability Sandbox 2021 and FCA Sustainability Policy Sprint 2022.

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Global Shakers: Starlix