Featurespace CEO, Martina King, has been named the Business Person of the year at the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2019.

Martina joined Featurespace in 2012 and has helped to grow the company into a multi-award winning fraud and risk technology provider – Featurespace’s ARIC Risk Hub was named Anti-Fraud Solution of the Year for a second consecutive year at the FS Tech Awards on the same night as the Business Excellence Awards. ARIC Risk Hub is the software of choice for leading banking and payments companies around the globe, including TSYS, Worldpay, Danske Bank, Contis and Clear Bank.

Under Martina’s leadership the company has gone from strength to strength; Featurespace completed a £25million funding round in January this year, launched in Singapore in February and has recently announced further expansion in the US. The Featurespace team continues to grow, with over 200 team members across it’s Cambridge, London and US offices, creating new opportunities for specialists in data science, machine learning and fraud prevention.

The award comes just days after King was named as one of the Most Influential Women in Payments 2019, and follows closely from her Industry Achievement Award at the Cards and Payments Awards 2019, which recognizes significant contribution to the advancement and success of the card and payments industry.