Rik Coeckelbergs is the founder of The Banking Scene, a network organisation for bankers. He is passionate about building communities and conceptualizing ideas, enabling sustainable business models. In 2009, he created a Linkedin community “Innovation In Payments” which today has more than 24,000 active global members.
Prior to his current position, he was Payments and Management Consultant at Clear2Pay (now FIS), Business Controller at Colruyt and Senior Product Manager Daily Banking at bpost bank.
This unique mix of multi-year experiences in Finance, Strategy and Marketing within Financial Services and Retail, has given Rik a holistic view of today’s challenging financial services market. At the same time, he has this hands-on approach that allows to tackle critical challenges and put dilemmas into the right context.