Deborah Young

Founding  CEO

RegTech Association


Deborah is the founding CEO of the RegTech Association (RTA), a community of more than 150 organisations that collaborate, educate and have ground-breaking conversations. The ecosystem comprises regulators, regulated entities, professional services, government and technology firms. The RTA was established in 2017 as a non-profit with a mission to accelerate the adoption of regtech and to support a global centre for regtech excellence.


Deborah has more than 20 years experience in financial services advocacy and engagement across technology, venture capital, private equity, financial markets, insurance and superannuation. She is passionate about building a community that accelerates deployment of technology that drives productivity and superior consumer outcomes. Deborah is an AFR 100 Women of Influence for 2019 and finalist for Women in Finance, CEO of the Year 2019 and has an executive MBA (global) from UTS Business School.