About Stratosphere Advisors LLC

Clear blue thinking.

  • 360° political, policy and regulatory opportunity analysis
  • Empowering business & investment strategies

About

Stratosphere Advisors LLC advises clients on forward-looking political risk and policy or regulatory changes, to shape clients’ strategies, commercial operations and investments.

Policy and political changes impact corporate strategy, specific business or product lines, external clients and/or investments.

Lack of attention to key political events and policy shifts can have significant commercial and reputational consequences.

Stratosphere’s forward looking insights enable companies to anticipate, time effectively action and capitalize upon these shifts.

Stratosphere’s reputation as a trusted advisor and network of government official and regulatory relationships helps our clients to develop or solidify their own relationships with key officials.

Lisa Rabbe
Founder & CEO

 

Lisa Rabbe

Lisa Rabbe

Director of Operations

Meet Lisa

Lisa Rabbe is a globally recognized expert on financial regulation, FinTech and RegTech, advising on relationships with regulators and governments.  She is the founder and CEO of Stratosphere Advisors LLC, a political risk and public policy consultancy, and of Stratosphere Analytics LLC, a RegTech startup. The Stratosphere group companies assess political, policy and regulatory changes, identifying risks and opportunities for fintechs, regtechs and other clients. Current projects focus on policy and regulatory issues at the juncture of tech and financial services, including blockchain, crypto assets, cloud based services, cyber security, data privacy, big data and virtual competition. Ms Rabbe is an advisor to the European Cloud Alliance, an organization dedicated to supporting and promoting successful use of the cloud in Europe. She is currently an instructor on the Oxford Saïd Business School’s Future of Finance (FinTech) Course. She is a founding member of the RegTech Council, which facilitates common modes of connectivity between RegTech suppliers and their clients. She is involved in drafting a definition and principles of computational integrity for the tech sector. 

Prior to this, Ms. Rabbe was Managing Director and Head of Public Policy for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for Credit Suisse, and Managing Director and Head of Government Affairs in the EMEA region for Goldman Sachs International. She was in charge of government and regulatory strategy and relationships for both banks and advised their corporate and investor clients. Her regulatory expertise spans global banking and securities regulations, anti-trust and data privacy. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Oxford MSc in Law & Finance, and is the industry advisor to its student FinTech society. Ms. Rabbe has also been a member of the Advisory Board of the European Corporate Governance Institute since 2012. She has been recognized by Financial News in its “100 Most Influential Women in Finance” list from 2010-2015. Ms. Rabbe holds a B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College.

 

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