Rik Coeckelbergs

Founder and Managing Director, The Banking Scene

Rik Coeckelbergs is the founder of the Banking Scene. He is passionate about building communities and conceptualzing ideas, enable sustainable business models. In 2009, he created a LinkedIn community "Innovation in Payments" which today has more than 30,000 active global members. 

Since 2020, he hosts the Banking Scene Afterwork, 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 exeprience 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.