Leah Golob covers fintech, banking and payments. Her beat encompasses innovation within Canada’s financial institutions, new players in the space and the shaping of rules that govern the financial sector. Leah was previously a freelance business journalist with bylines in The Canadian Press, The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Canadian Business and many others (including The Logic). At The Canadian Press, she wrote a weekly series on Gen Z/millennial money. Before launching her career as a freelancer, she was a reporter for Investment Executive, a publication for financial professionals. In 2022, she won first prize in the short article category at the Portfolio Management Association of Canada’s Awards for Excellence in Investment Journalism and silver at SABEW Canada’s Best in Business Awards in the trade article category.