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Switch2Zero appoints Galileo CEO Derek White as chairman


UK-based digital sustainability platform Switch2Zero appoints Derek White as its new chairman, bringing extensive experience in global fintech and technology leadership.


  • Derek White, CEO of Galileo Financial Technologies, joins Switch2Zero as chairman.
  • Galileo Financial Technologies, a US-based payments and banking platform, was acquired by SoFi for $1.2 billion in April 2020.
  • Derek White has a 25+ year career, including roles at Google Cloud Financial Services, US Bank, BBVA, and others.
  • Switch2Zero aims to create a global sustainability hub, connecting individuals and businesses to reduce environmental impact and achieve net-zero emissions.
  • CEO of Switch2Zero, Ian Ormerod, highlights Derek White’s expertise in scaling businesses and delivering digital-first sustainable solutions.

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