Louise Hill

Co-founder and COO, Gohenry Ltd

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Oxford

Stream: FinTech

Louise Hill is co-founder and COO of GoHenry – the prepaid debit card and financial education app designed to make kids and teens smart with money.

Responsible for the global operations of GoHenry, Louise has played an integral role in growing its customer base to over 2 million customers in the US & UK, and more recently Europe, with GoHenry’s acquisition of French Fintech Pixpay.

Louise is one of CrowdCube’s top female fundraisers having broken its fundraising records in 2016. Since then, GoHenry has gone on to raise a total of $136M through a combination of direct investors, crowdfunding and growth equity.

With over 20 years experience running large-scale operations for some of the leading UK merchants, prior to GoHenry Louise was at the forefront of the retail industry’s transition to digital, launching the first wave of ecommerce websites for some of the UK’s biggest brands, including Next Directory, John Lewis and Debenhams.

As a passionate advocate for financial education, Louise is a Trustee of The Centre for Financial Capability, Chair of MyBnk’s Financial Freedom Campaign, a mentor for Oxford University’s accelerator programme and a speaker at leading Exec MBA programmes across the UK. Louise is also a huge supporter of women in business, regularly speaking at events and offering her time as a mentor for female founders, start-ups, and scaling businesses in order to drive cultural change around female leadership.