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Driving forward the future of finance
The wait is almost over for the Digital Innovation Summit's return! With significant changes underway across the financial industry, we're bringing together speakers from business, academia, government and regulators to explore the emerging technologies that will transform finance.

AI, open banking and central bank digital currency (CBDC) are just a few examples of these emerging technologies. Many of these frontiers interact in different ways and we’ve developed an extensive agenda that encourages debates on how best to harness these disruptive and rewarding opportunities.

0800 - 1900 | 31 October 2023
ETC, 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3YD, United Kingdom
Speaker highlight
Sims Witherspoon
Joining our fireside chat on ‘Sustainable Digital Innovation’, is Sims Witherspoon. As the Climate Action Lead at Google DeepMind Institute, Sims works with teams of researchers and engineers on the application of AI to solve challenges that contribute to climate change. She has spent 11 years building technologies for social good and was a founding member of Google's Crisis Response team. Sims is also the co-founder of the Centre for AI and Climate (CAIC), an international organisation based out of London that connects technology, policy and business to accelerate the world's transition to net zero.
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Speaker highlight
Gavin Starks
Gavin will be joining the panel for our debate, ‘Which sector will win the data race?’. He has created over a dozen companies and delivered $100M’s in measurable impact. Gavin co-chaired the development of the Open Banking Standard, was founding CEO of the Open Data Institute, and has raised over $100M in venture and philanthropic funding. He has mentored, chaired, or been a non-exec of over 30 organisations across sectors.
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Speaker highlight
Imran Ali
KPMG’s Payments Director, Imran Ali, will be joining our panel discussion, ‘What retailers really want from digital innovation?’. With over 20 years’ experience in payments and banking, Imran has worked at a number of major banks. He has managed payments and cash management products for HSBC, Citibank, Barclays, and Bank of America. Imran is an active member of the Payments industry having sat on the Payments Council, Faster Payments and Bacs Boards, and a number of industry working groups.
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A moment with Steve Allen
The Digital Innovation Summit is less than a week away! Take a moment to hear why Steve Allen, COO of Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking & Payments at Barclays, is looking forward to attending the Summit.
AGENDA
View the full agenda here.
STABLECOINS: THE FIRST PHASE OF UK CRYPTO REGULATION
Why is the UK regulating stablecoins but not the wider crypto ecosystem?
THE FUTURE OF FINANCE PODCAST SERIES
S2 E5: The Future of Payments

At this year’s Digital Innovation Summit, the focus will be ‘Driving forward the future of finance’. 

Innovation is at the heart of the summit. Delegates will be able to take part in the live final of an Ideathon on ISO 20022, hear Gen Z views on digital transformation and  learn how CEOs are assessing digital risks and opportunities.

There are some great sessions throughout the day, all exploring how technology will transform finance – from Igor Pejic, the author of Big Tech in Finance, opening the day to the closing session with future leaders providing their views on the future of finance.

In the afternoon, there is a mix of panels, debates, fireside chats and showcases – involving senior leaders from politics, industry, customers, academia, regulators and the civil service. The programme will cover payments, new forms of money, AI, quantum and data – with a mix of policy strategy and practical applications

Join us on 31 October at ETC, 155 Bishopsgate in London where over 400 leaders will be attending our workstream sessions in Digital Technology, Digital Payment, New Digital Money and Data.

Don't miss this excellent opportunity to network with your peers in person and hear from an outstanding line-up of speakers from across the industry. Secure your place today!

Full and Associate Member Ticket – £495.00 (+VAT)

Non-Member Ticket – £895.00 (+VAT)

If you need assistance booking your ticket, please contact our events team.  

Top Speaker

Michael Mainelli

Michael Mainelli

Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

Michael Mainelli is a scientist and economist trying to promote societal advance through better finance and technology.  He began his career as a...

Michael Mainelli is a scientist and economist trying to promote societal advance through better finance and technology.  He began his career as a research scientist in the fields of aerospace and computing before earning his PhD at the London School of Economics, where he also served as a Visiting Professor of innovation and IT.  

After rising to become a senior partner at the accounting firm BDO Binder Hamlyn and Corporate Development Director for the Defence Evaluation & Research Agency, Michael went on to start Z/Yen in 1994 while working in mergers and acquisitions for Deutsche Morgan Grenfell's merchant banking division. Z/Yen has since become the City of London’s leading commercial think-tank.  In addition to noteworthy "firsts" in technology research, such as distributed ledgers, Z/Yen is renowned for its Global Financial, Green Finance, and Smart Centres indices.  

Michael has advised numerous governments and municipalities around the world, serving for four years as the Office of the Taoiseach's International Financial Services Advisor. 

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Top Speaker

Igor Pejic

Igor Pejic

Fintech expert and author of Big Tech in Finance

Igor Pejic is an author, keynote speaker, and banker. He has held different management positions in banking and payments, currently at one of the larg...

Igor Pejic is an author, keynote speaker, and banker. He has held different management positions in banking and payments, currently at one of the largest banking groups in Europe. His new book Big Tech in Finance analyzes how tech titans are remaking the global financial system. Igor's previous title Blockchain Babel won the Independent Press Award 2020 and was profiled as a Financial Times book of the month. Igor also publishes the valued industry newsletter The New Frontier, and his articles and interviews regularly appear in media such as the New York Times, the American Banker, or Bloomberg. More information under https://www.igorpejic.net/  

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Imran Ali

Imran Ali

Director of Payments Consulting , KPMG

Imran is a Director in KPMG’s Payments Consulting practice with over 20 years’ experience in Payments and Banking. He has worked at several major bank...

Imran is a Director in KPMG’s Payments Consulting practice with over 20 years’ experience in Payments and Banking. He has worked at several major banks, including HSBC, Citibank, Barclays, and Bank of America, managing payments and cash management products. Additionally, he has also worked at VocaLink where he was the Product Lead on the Faster Payments programme and live service in the UK, and subsequently the Product Lead for VocaLink’s Sepa clearing service. Imran is an active member of the Payments industry having sat on the Payments Council, Faster Payments and Bacs Boards, and a number of industry working groups. 

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Izzi Ariail

Izzi Ariail

Junior Associate , Climate X

Izzi is a current PhD student at the University of Reading and a Junior Associate at Climate X, a climate risk data analytics company. In her PhD, her...

Izzi is a current PhD student at the University of Reading and a Junior Associate at Climate X, a climate risk data analytics company. In her PhD, her research focuses on projecting weather-driven power outages under future climate scenarios in the United States. At Climate X, she works on the Product team, using geospatial datasets to develop new insights for the Spectra online platform, including a business disruption model to estimate losses from climate-induced supply chain disruptions, and a vulnerability model to identify building attributes such as age, use, and type. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BS in meteorology as well as an MBA. 

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Sabih Behzad

Sabih Behzad

Managing Director, Head of Digital Assets & Currencies Transformation​, Deutsche Bank

Sabih Behzad serves as the Head of Digital Assets & Currencies Transformation for the Corporate and Investment Bank. In this role, he oversee...

Sabih Behzad serves as the Head of Digital Assets & Currencies Transformation for the Corporate and Investment Bank. In this role, he oversees strategy and execution and seeks to develop and accelerate use cases within the bank. Key areas of focus include tokenisation of assets and money, DeFi and Metaverse. ​

He represents the bank in various industry bodies and forums. He is a member of the board of Taurus AG, a leading Swiss based digital assets company.​
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Sabih has been with Deutsche Bank for 14 years, working across the Technology and Operations, Investment Bank and Corporate Bank divisions. He has held a variety of roles including leading strategy, managing large change programmes and developing new businesses. ​

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Sabih worked within the M&A Corporate Finance division of Lehman Brothers in London and started his career in technology consulting with Lucent Technologies before moving on to Accenture. ​

He has implemented large scale technology projects and run development teams. He has a passion for technology and in particular, all things blockchain and DLT.​

Sabih holds a BEng. in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Manchester and a MBA with a concentration in Finance from London Business School. ​

He is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology

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Ezechi Britton

Ezechi Britton

CEO, CFIT

A serial tech entrepreneur Ez’s journey has taken him from Software Developer to Co-Founder and CTO to Venture Capital. He now begins the next stage o...

A serial tech entrepreneur Ez’s journey has taken him from Software Developer to Co-Founder and CTO to Venture Capital. He now begins the next stage of his mission as CEO of CFIT the Centre for Finance, Innovation and Technology. An industry body backed by the UK Treasury and the City of London with a mission to unblock the barriers to growth for financial technology by bringing together the best minds from across the UK to drive better outcomes for consumers and SMEs.

Ez was previously Principal and CTO in Residence at Impact X Capital Partners LLP a venture fund focused on supporting underrepresented entrepreneurs.

He is the Co-Founder of Code Untapped, a digital skills accelerator that helps companies find innovative product solutions by giving them access to diverse and underrepresented technologists through their innovation labs events.

Ez is also a former Co-Founder  & founding CTO of Neyber a multi-award-winning Fintech firm focused on financial well-being.

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Charles Damen

Charles Damen

Chief Product Officer, Token.io

Charles Damen brings more than 20 years of payments, mobile, and internet experience to his role of Chief Product Officer at Token.io, Europe's leadin...

Charles Damen brings more than 20 years of payments, mobile, and internet experience to his role of Chief Product Officer at Token.io, Europe's leading A2A Infrastructure powered by Open Banking. Charles also serves as Assembly Member of the European Payments Council (EPC), as board member of UK Finance's Payments Board, and chairs UK Finance's Open Banking Working Group. 

 

Prior to joining Token, Charles was the SVP Product Strategy at Worldpay, responsible for Real Time Payments and Open Banking. Previously, Charles founded and led Thunes' the global cross-border payments division. Prior to that Charles had executive roles at Badoo, Syniverse and co-founded the mobile messaging business Mobile365 (later sold to SAP). Charles holds a dual Bachelor Degree in European Business from the International School of Economics Rotterdam and Groupe Ecole Supérieure de Commerce (Bordeaux, France). 

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Hannah Dobson

Hannah Dobson

Co-Head of FinTech, KPMG UK

Hannah is an indirect tax partner at KPMG, focusing on owner managed and privately owned businesses.  She joined KPMG as a partner in Septem...

Hannah is an indirect tax partner at KPMG, focusing on owner managed and privately owned businesses.  She joined KPMG as a partner in September 2015 and predominantly looks after the firms fintech and crypto-asset clients from an indirect tax perspective.  Prior to joining, Hannah was a director for 5 years in the indirect tax entrepreneurial team at PwC, and a latterly a partner for 7 years heading up the Mid-Cap indirect tax entrepreneurial team at Smith & Williamson LLP. ​

Whilst Hannah has 20+ years’ experience advising entrepreneurial businesses on indirect tax issues, her focus has always been working with fast growing businesses throughout their growth lifecycle, in particular dealing with the indirect tax issues of fintech businesses and more recently crypto businesses. Hannah co-leads KPMG fintech and crypto team across the UK, and co-leads KPMG’s crypto-currency interest group. Hannah sits on HMRC’s Indirect Tax Crypto Policy Working Group.

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Simon Eacott

Simon Eacott

Head of Payments, NatWest Group plc

Simon has extensive experience in the Payments industry, with expertise in strategic change programmes, cash management sales, operations and product ...

Simon has extensive experience in the Payments industry, with expertise in strategic change programmes, cash management sales, operations and product management.

In his current role as Head of Payments for NatWest Group, Simon is responsible for setting the Groups Payments strategy including, Product and Scheme management, Operations and Innovation.  

Previously the Head of Product Development & Innovation, Simon led the Payments customer centric Innovation programme together with product / scheme responsibilities.

Prior to this role Simon was Head of Design and Franchise Delivery leading teams to deliver transformational change to meet alternative State Aid remedies with the European Commission and Her Majesty’s Treasury following the decision to stand down the divestment of Williams & Glyn. 

Simon joined RBS in 1994 from HSBC where he held various leadership roles in Payments and Cash Management. 

Well known and respected at industry fora, Simon is chair of the Strategic Participant Group supporting Pay.UK and has recently taken up a position as an Advisory Board member of Pennies (pennies.org.uk).
 

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John Edwards

John Edwards

UK Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office

John Edwards began his term as UK Information Commissioner in January 2022.  John was educated in New Plymouth, New Zealand and achieved a Bache...

John Edwards began his term as UK Information Commissioner in January 2022. 

John was educated in New Plymouth, New Zealand and achieved a Bachelor of Laws and Masters in Public Policy at the University of Wellington. 

He worked as a solicitor and barrister for more than 20 years, including time as a policy adviser to the New Zealand Prime Minister and Cabinet around Freedom of Information.] 

From February 2014 to December 2021 he was New Zealand Privacy Commissioner. During that time he chaired the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (now known as the Global Privacy Assembly) and was a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Informal Group of Experts on Children in the Digital Environment. 

Since taking office as UK Information Commissioner, John has set out his vision for the ICO to be a regulator that: empowers people to confidently share their information to use the services that drive the economy; empowers organisations to use information responsibly to innovate; and empowers people to hold government to account. He launched his strategic plan for the ICO in July 2022 after a listening tour of stakeholder views in his first few months. 

As well as taking robust enforcement action in areas such as nuisance calls and misuse of facial recognition technology, John has set out a revised approach to public sector enforcement and marked the first anniversary of the children’s code, clarifying its scope

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Samantha Emery

Samantha Emery

Director, Payments Industry & Development, Lloyds Banking Group

Samantha joined Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) in 2021 and is responsible for leading the strategic direction on payments, including driving payments stra...

Samantha joined Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) in 2021 and is responsible for leading the strategic direction on payments, including driving payments strategy, fostering payments partnerships and managing the Group’s external relationships across the payments industry and regulators. Samantha also delivers enterprise-wide services including; domestic and international payments settlement, liquidity and scheme management; payments design consultancy; and payments policy compliance.

Previously, Samantha held roles at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), leading both payments supervision and the regulator’s globally recognised fintech agenda. Prior to this, Samantha held several senior positions at NatWest/RBS in Global Transaction Services (GTS) leading on digital innovation, strategy design, transformation, and regulatory change.

A constant theme throughout her career has been driving progress on inclusion, diversity and allyship. Samantha was appointed as a Director of Swift in 2022 and Deputy Chair in 2023. She also sits on the LBG Fintech Investment Board, acts in a shareholder/advisory capacity to fintechs, and is the LBG payments representative on several prominent industry groups.

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Kate Fitzgerald

Kate Fitzgerald

Head of PSR policy, Payment Systems Regulator (PSR)

In her career Kate Fitzgerald has led change and transformation in payments, banking, and operations. She specialises in leading large transformationa...

In her career Kate Fitzgerald has led change and transformation in payments, banking, and operations. She specialises in leading large transformational programmes for end-to-end payments in financial services.

​​​Most recently, Kate worked as a senior advisor on payment systems at the PSR. Previously she worked in a variety of roles at Lloyds and led payment integrations for the merger with Halifax Bank of Scotland, and the Verde Divestment, ultimately becoming TSB's Payments Director. Kate has also served on the board of Payments UK.

Kate joined the PSR in June 2020.

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John Fitzpatrick

John Fitzpatrick

Head of Smart Data , Department for Business and Trade (BEIS)

John is the Head of Smart Data for the Department for Business and Trade. He leads the team responsible for the Smart Data clauses in the Data Protect...

John is the Head of Smart Data for the Department for Business and Trade. He leads the team responsible for the Smart Data clauses in the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill. His team are also supporting Smart Data policy development via a wider programme of work, including the Smart Data council and a challenge prize. Prior to working on Smart Data, John led on policies covering Health, Science and Innovation.  

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Aron Gelbard

Aron Gelbard

Founder and CEO, Bloom & Wild

Aron Gelbard co-founded Bloom & Wild in 2013, and over the last 10 years has built Bloom & Wild into Europe’s leading direct to consumer ...

Aron Gelbard co-founded Bloom & Wild in 2013, and over the last 10 years has built Bloom & Wild into Europe’s leading direct to consumer flower and gifting platform, delivering millions of bouquets, plants and other gifts every year. 

The Bloom & Wild Group operates in eight European markets with a family of three consumer brands, having acquired Netherlands based Bloomon and France based Bergamotte in 2021. 

Bloom & Wild differentiates itself through a direct-from-grower supply chain with meaningfully lower waste than industry norms and through the use of proprietary technology to deliver a better customer experience and a more scalable and sustainable operation.

The Group has been certified carbon neutral since 2020 and is a signatory of the UK's Tech Zero pledge.

Under Aron’s leadership, Bloom & Wild has raised over £100m in equity funding from investors including General Catalyst and Index Ventures.

Prior to Bloom & Wild, Aron worked in consulting at Bain & Company in London and Silicon Valley. He has an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Aron is a trustee on the board of Fareshare, an active angel investor including in the fintech space, and a pledger to Founders Pledge.
 

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Adam Hammond

Adam Hammond

IBM

Adam leads IBM’s Quantum business in the UK, Nordics, Benelux and Central/Eastern Europe. In this role, he is responsible for working with enterprise ...

Adam leads IBM’s Quantum business in the UK, Nordics, Benelux and Central/Eastern Europe. In this role, he is responsible for working with enterprise clients, helping them identify use cases and build their Quantum skills, as well as academia and government. He is an experienced technical architect and executive who has worked across multiple industries and specialises in simplifying complex technologies for business users. He has a BSc(Hons) in Computer Science and is a Fellow of the BCS.

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Yvonne Deane Harte

Yvonne Deane Harte

Principal, Capital Markets & Wholesale Policy, UK Finance, UK Finance

Yvonne leads UK Finance’s policy work on how digital innovations like securities tokenisation are shaping the UK’s capital markets landscape. Yvonne ...

Yvonne leads UK Finance’s policy work on how digital innovations like securities tokenisation are shaping the UK’s capital markets landscape.

Yvonne previously advised on how MiFID II and Brexit impacted trading operations within the UK and Europe.

Yvonne joined UK Finance in 2020 having worked both in industry and private practice as a senior counsel solicitor specialising in investment management and financial regulation.

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Charlotte Hogg

Charlotte Hogg

Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Visa

Charlotte Hogg is executive vice president and chief executive officer for Visa’s European operations. Charlotte has more than 30 years of experience ...

Charlotte Hogg is executive vice president and chief executive officer for Visa’s European operations. Charlotte has more than 30 years of experience in financial services, bank operations and management consulting.  

Prior to joining Visa, Charlotte served as chief operating officer for the Bank of England, from 2013 to 2017. Other relevant experience came as she led retail distribution for Santander in the UK, worked at Experian as the managing director of UK and Irish operations, was CEO of Goldfish Bank at Discover Financial Services and earlier in her career, Charlotte was a managing director for strategy and planning at Morgan Stanley, and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, based in the U.S.  

Charlotte graduated from the University of Oxford with a B.A. in Economics and History. She is a Kennedy Memorial Trust Scholar from Harvard University and has an honorary Doctor of Laws from Warwick University.

Currently, Charlotte is on the Board of Philharmonia and is a Non-Executive Director for RELX plc. She has previously served on the boards of First Story and Now Teach; both charities in the education sector, she was also a delegate to the Finance Committee of Oxford University Press and a former governor of Nottingham Trent University.  

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Lord Holmes of Richmond

Lord Holmes of Richmond

House of Lords

Chris is a passionate advocate for the potential of technology and the benefits of diversity and inclusion. He is a member of the influential House o...

Chris is a passionate advocate for the potential of technology and the benefits of diversity and inclusion.

He is a member of the influential House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology and has previously co-authored House of Lords Select Committee Reports on: Democracy and Digital Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Financial Exclusion, Social Mobility, and Digital Skills.

In 2017 he published a report; “Distributed Ledger Technologies for Public Good: leadership, collaboration and innovation” calling on the Government to look at the challenges and opportunities of this technology for improving public services. He was a member of the Special Public Bill Committee for the Electronic Trade Documents Act, which came into force last month (Sept 23) and which Chris has described both as “the most important law you’ve never heard of” and “the blockchain law that doesn’t mention blockchain”.

An ex-Paralympic swimmer, Chris won nine gold, five silvers and one bronze medal across four Games, including a record haul of six golds at Barcelona 1992.

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Paul Horlock

Paul Horlock

Chief Payments Officer , Santander UK

Paul Horlock is currently the Chief Payments Officer of Santander UK and is responsible for creating a single UK Payments team operating in all paymen...

Paul Horlock is currently the Chief Payments Officer of Santander UK and is responsible for creating a single UK Payments team operating in all payment lines across the business and working alongside the European region as part of the One Europe approach. He is also engaging with the development of the global Payments strategy for the Santander group and with the evolution of PagoNxt.

Paul brings 20 years’ experience in the payments sector to Santander UK. His most recent position was as Chief Executive of Pay.UK, which he joined at their inception in October 2017 to bring together Faster Payments, Bacs and Cheques into a new UK Domestic scheme serving the UK retail and commercial banking market and delivering key market innovations such as Confirmation of Payee. Prior to this, Paul held senior positions at Nationwide as Director Payments; leading work in the Payments Strategy Forum and Open Banking and formerly at Barclays as Head of Global Payment Processing.

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Alison Hutchinson CBE

Alison Hutchinson CBE

CEO, Pennies

Alison Hutchinson CBE is the CEO of Pennies, an award-winning fintech charity making digital giving affordable, sustainable, and feel-good. She is als...

Alison Hutchinson CBE is the CEO of Pennies, an award-winning fintech charity making digital giving affordable, sustainable, and feel-good. She is also a Senior Independent Director at DFS plc, Yorkshire Building Society and Foresight Group Holdings Ltd.  Alison was previously a Trustee of the Charities Aid Foundation, Non-Executive Director of Aviva Life Holdings UK and AIL (General & Health Insurance), subsidiary boards of Aviva Group plc, LV=, and of LMAX Exchange. In 2016, Alison was awarded a CBE for services to the economy and charities. She also has a wealth of experience in the technology and finance sector, across a variety of directorial positions.  
 

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Marion King

Marion King

Trustee and Chair, Open Banking

Marion is a highly accomplished business leader with an exemplary track record of driving growth through innovation, change and superlative people lea...

Marion is a highly accomplished business leader with an exemplary track record of driving growth through innovation, change and superlative people leadership.  Marion is Chair and Trustee of the Open Banking Implementation Entity, where her key priorities are maintaining the existing implementation of open banking, as well as working with the Joint Regulatory Oversight Committee (JROC) to decide the future direction of open banking in the UK.

Marion also fulfils a non-executive director portfolio, contributing to the growth and advancement of financial services companies.

Marion was Director of Payments, NatWest (2015-2022), responsible for setting the Payments strategy and prior to joining NatWest, she was President of MasterCard UK & Ireland developing a world beyond cash through an innovative approach to everyday Payments.

Before joining MasterCard, Marion was CEO of VocaLink, where during her tenure the Faster Payments Service was launched and Voca and Link were merged.

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Krystle Kocik

Krystle Kocik

Chief Product and Experience Officer, PEXA

Having started with PEXA in 2011, Krystle worked with the Australian property industry to design and implement the platform that has transformed the e...

Having started with PEXA in 2011, Krystle worked with the Australian property industry to design and implement the platform that has transformed the entire industry and revolutionised the way property settles.  Now in the UK, Krystle brings this wealth of experience and learnings to deliver a transformational property completions platform for the UK market.  With responsibility for defining and designing the platform, she works closely with UK lenders, lawyers, Land Registries, the Bank of England and other leading organisations to ensure we are building the right platform for the industry.  Krystle has over 17 years' experience in product and digital transformation, both for the property technology and financial institution industries in Australia and the UK, including at Accenture, Westpac, ANZ and Lloyds Banking Group.

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Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas

Managing Director and Head of Markets DLT, , J.P. Morgan

Scott is the Head of Markets DLT and is responsible for the strategy and execution of new trading products built on DLT/Blockchain. Additionally, he i...

Scott is the Head of Markets DLT and is responsible for the strategy and execution of new trading products built on DLT/Blockchain. Additionally, he is responsible for representing JP Morgan on industry initiatives and wider market developments related to DLT.

Scott joined JP Morgan in 2010 and has spend most of his time in Treasury/Chief Investment Office and the Corporate and Investment Bank. He also serves on the board of HQLAx and Ownera, and is a Trustee of Global H20 (UK), a charity focused on providing clean water in Uganda.  

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Scott served as an Infantry Officer for 13 years in the Australian then British Army, including tours of East Timor, Northern Ireland and Iraq.

Scott holds an MBA from Cambridge University and a BA from Deakin University. 

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Jana Mackintosh

Jana Mackintosh

Managing Director for Payments, Innovation & Resilience, UK Finance

Experienced executive with a particular focus on competition and regulatory policy, having worked across a number of public and private sectors in sev...

Experienced executive with a particular focus on competition and regulatory policy, having worked across a number of public and private sectors in several markets. Influence payments regulation across the UK and Europe, leading discussions on strategic industry and regulatory policy initiatives. Has commercial credentials delivering and implementing these policies in practice. Skilled at relationship building, hold several board positions and work with a number of charities.

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Holly Middleton

Holly Middleton

Associate Partner, IBM

Holly is a senior Generative AI expert within the Data & Technology Transformation arm of IBM Consulting, a leading AI & Hybrid Cloud consulti...

Holly is a senior Generative AI expert within the Data & Technology Transformation arm of IBM Consulting, a leading AI & Hybrid Cloud consulting firm. With a background in digital strategy and CX transformation programmes, Holly now specialises in leveraging AI to enhance customer and employee experience. She has a particular focus on generative AI and conversational banking for Financial Services organisations.

In her role, Holly works closely with large banks, insurers and building societies to guide them through the opportunities that exist in AI, ensuring: the right use cases are selected for experimentation, that scale is considered early and that technical trade-offs in model selection are understood.

Before joining IBM, Holly led the Financial Services market vertical within the consulting arm of Capita Experience, defining the industry strategy whilst ensuring digital transformation and AI enablement programmes had CX & EX embedded at the core. Holly holds a BBusMan in Sustainability and a Master of Innovation and Technology Management from the University of Queensland.

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Ben Ussher-Stanley

Ben Ussher-Stanley

Head of Business Development - EMEA, nCino

Ben Ussher-Stanley serves as the Head of Business Development - EMEA at nCino, the worldwide leader in cloud banking. He is responsible for spearheadi...

Ben Ussher-Stanley serves as the Head of Business Development - EMEA at nCino, the worldwide leader in cloud banking. He is responsible for spearheading business development initiatives in the EMEA region, identifying new opportunities for growth, and fostering key collaborations with financial institutions and industry partners. 
 
Prior to joining nCino, Ben worked at Lloyds Banking Group, where he led the Large Corporate Credit Support Team tasked with maintaining and amending complex facilities for large corporate clients of the Bank. Ben is a graduate of the University of Essex with a LLB (Hons) in Law. 

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Phillip Mind

Phillip Mind

Director Digital Technology and Innovation, UK Finance

Phillip is Director for Digital Technology and Innovation at UK Finance.   He has a particular focus on how legislative and regulatory policy im...

Phillip is Director for Digital Technology and Innovation at UK Finance.  

He has a particular focus on how legislative and regulatory policy impacts digital transformation in finance and banking. He works across the digital transformation landscape on digital identity, AI, new digital money, tokenisation, open banking and data protection.  

His previous role focussed on influencing payments strategy and regulation in the UK. Phillip has a public policy background with previous roles at HM Treasury and in local government.

He currently sits on the FCA Innovation Advisory Group and Smart Data Council.

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Tom Mutton

Tom Mutton

Director, Bank of England

Tom is the Director responsible for Central Bank Digital Currency at the Bank of England. He took on this position when it was established in January ...

Tom is the Director responsible for Central Bank Digital Currency at the Bank of England. He took on this position when it was established in January 2021.

His previous roles at the Bank include Director of Fintech, Head of International Policy & Strategy, Head of Division in Prudential Policy and time as a Senior Manager responsible for the supervision of major international firms. He was educated at the London School of Economics.

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John Penrose MP

John Penrose MP

John is the Conservative MP for Weston-super-Mare. He has held a variety of posts since he was first elected in 2005 including PPS to Oliver Letwin an...

John is the Conservative MP for Weston-super-Mare. He has held a variety of posts since he was first elected in 2005 including PPS to Oliver Letwin and Shadow Business Minister. In Government John was a Minister of State in the Northern Ireland Office, Constitution Minister in the Cabinet Office, Lord Commissioner and Assistant Whip in the Treasury and Tourism & Heritage Minister in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. John was also the Prime Minister’s longest-serving Anti-Corruption Champion (2017-2022). Prior to entering politics, John had an extensive business career, which included roles at JP Morgan, McKinsey, Thompson and Pearson PLC. John also helped found Credit Market Analysis (publishing credit data for financial firms). John chairs the Conservative Policy Forum.

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David Postings

David Postings

Chief Executive, UK Finance

David has worked in financial services for over 40 years. At Barclays he worked for three Group chairmen, helped set up Large Corporate Banking, had w...

David has worked in financial services for over 40 years. At Barclays he worked for three Group chairmen, helped set up Large Corporate Banking, had wide experience in SME and consumer banking and ran the Group’s IT and operations function. David subsequently led Commercial Banking for Lloyds Bank, then was chief executive of Cattles PLC (a consumer finance and invoice finance business) before joining Moneycorp (an independent FX provider) as CEO. Before joining UK Finance David spent eight years at Bibby Financial Services as the chief executive.

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Ciaran Savage

Ciaran Savage

Founder and Managing Director, Card Industry Professionals

Ciaran is Founder and Managing Director of Card Industry Professionals (CIP), an Independent Sales Organisation (ISO) that support thousands of busine...

Ciaran is Founder and Managing Director of Card Industry Professionals (CIP), an Independent Sales Organisation (ISO) that support thousands of businesses throughout the UK to provide the latest payments technology in-store and online. CIP process millions of transactions per month, have surpassed £1Billion in digital payments to date and are ranked #1 in the UK on Trustpilot for ‘Card Processing Service’. 

Ciaran’s role oversees strategic partnerships with global payment providers such as Zettle by PayPal and Worldpay by FIS, identifying new products and key projects to compliment the growth strategy, whilst supporting the improvement and implementation of internal business processes.  He was also listed in the Forbes ‘30under30’ list in 2021 for Finance and is a finalist for ‘Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEA) this November. 
 

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Francesco Simoneschi

Francesco Simoneschi

Co-Founder and CEO, TrueLayer

Francesco Simoneschi is the Co-Founder and CEO at TrueLayer. He is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has founded and grown a number of succes...

Francesco Simoneschi is the Co-Founder and CEO at TrueLayer. He is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has founded and grown a number of successful tech companies in the US and Europe, including analytics platform Staq.io which was acquired by Playhaven, and mobile marketing platform Upsight. Francesco has a degree in Information Management and Economics from the London School of Economics, and a degree in Computer Engineering from La Sapienza University in Rome.

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John Skipper

John Skipper

Chief Technology Officer & Chief Data Officer , Metro Bank

John has been Metro Bank’s Chief Technology Officer and Chief Data Officer since October 2022.  His current areas of focus are modernisation of t...

John has been Metro Bank’s Chief Technology Officer and Chief Data Officer since October 2022.  His current areas of focus are modernisation of the bank’s infrastructure, improving technology agility and building a data products capability. He joined Metro in 2019 as the bank’s first Chief Information Security Officer, building up the security strategy, governance and operations teams, creating a Security Operations Centre and introducing security-by-design into the product lifecycle. He also played a key role in migrating the bank’s digital channels to public cloud.

Prior to Metro Bank, John spent 20 years in consulting, specialising in the architecture, security and operational resilience of critical infrastructure. He led the cyber technical consulting team at PA Consulting and previously ran his own business providing payments security solutions. He has also worked in the software and telecoms industries, but always with a focus on the financial services market.

Outside work, John’s hobbies include sailing, old cars, food, wine and travel.

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Dave Smallwood

Dave Smallwood

Vice President Enterprise Sales & Partnerships, Super Payments

Dave Smallwood is a sales and partnerships expert with experience from American Express, PayPal and more recently his own startup. While at PayPal, Da...

Dave Smallwood is a sales and partnerships expert with experience from American Express, PayPal and more recently his own startup. While at PayPal, Dave led sales and commercial partnership teams that scaled PayPal’s adoption in the UK and around Europe.  

His passion lies in the opportunities that technologies create to enable disruption.  Dave’s work has been highlighted by The Guardian, The Times, Trendhunter, Trendhunter and others. Dave holds a MBA from London Business School.

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Gavin Starks

Gavin Starks

Founder, Icebreaker One

Gavin has created over a dozen companies, employing 100’s of people, and delivering $100M’s in measurable impact. He co-chaired the development of the...

Gavin has created over a dozen companies, employing 100’s of people, and delivering $100M’s in measurable impact. He co-chaired the development of the Open Banking Standard, was founding CEO of the Open Data Institute, and has raised over $100M in venture and philanthropic funding. He has mentored, chaired, or been a non-exec of over 30 organisations across sectors.

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Ian Stuart

Ian Stuart

Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC UK Bank plc

Ian Stuart has been Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC UK Bank plc since April 2017.  One of the UK’s largest banks, HSB...

Ian Stuart has been Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC UK Bank plc since April 2017.  One of the UK’s largest banks, HSBC UK serves over 14 million retail, commercial and private banking customers, supported by 23,500 colleagues. In addition to the HSBC UK brand, it also includes HSBC Private Bank (UK), M&S Bank, first direct and HSBC Innovation Banking (UK). As CEO of HSBC UK, Ian is also a member of the HSBC Holdings plc Group Executive Committee.  

Ian has worked in financial services for over four decades. He joined HSBC as Group General Manager and Head of Commercial Banking Europe in 2014, having previously led the corporate and business banking businesses at Barclays and worked at NatWest/RBS for over 20 years. He started his career at Bank of Scotland in 1979.

Ian was awarded a Freedom of the City of London for his services to finance, received an Honorary Masters Degree from The London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF), is the global Executive Sponsor of HSBC’s Ability Employee Network and a member of the UK Finance Board.  He is also a Business Ambassador for Meningitis Now. 
 

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Sims Witherspoon

Sims Witherspoon

Climate & Sustainability Lead, DeepMind

Sims is the Climate Action Lead at Google DeepMind Institute, where she works with teams of Researchers and Engineers on the application of AI to solv...

Sims is the Climate Action Lead at Google DeepMind Institute, where she works with teams of Researchers and Engineers on the application of AI to solve challenges that contribute to climate change. She has spent 11 years building technologies for social good and was a founding member of Google's Crisis Response team. Sims is also the co-founder of the Centre for AI and Climate (CAIC), an international organisation based out of London that connects technology, policy and business to accelerate the world's transition to net zero. She holds an MSc with Distinction from University College London and a BA with Honours from University of Pennsylvania.

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KPMG

KPMG

KPMG in the UK is one of the largest member firms of KPMG's global network providing audit, tax, legal and advisory services. In the UK, KPMG has over...

KPMG in the UK is one of the largest member firms of KPMG's global network providing audit, tax, legal and advisory services. In the UK, KPMG has over 15,800 colleagues working together to deliver value to clients across our 22 offices. Our vision is to be the clear choice in professional services in the UK - for our clients, our people and for the communities in which we work. KPMG professionals help organisations to work smarter, evaluate risks and identify efficiencies by providing deep market insight and utilising innovative technology to tackle complex problems.

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Armis

Armis

Armis, the asset intelligence cybersecurity company, protects the entire attack surface and manages the organization’s cyber risk exposure in real tim...

Armis, the asset intelligence cybersecurity company, protects the entire attack surface and manages the organization’s cyber risk exposure in real time. In a rapidly evolving, perimeter-less world Armis ensures that organizations continuously see, secure, protect and manage all critical assets. Armis secures Fortune 100, 200 and 500 companies as well as national governments, state and local entities to help keep critical infrastructure, economies and society safe and secure 24/7.

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Banfico

Banfico

Banfico is a trusted technology solutions provider focused on Bank Account Verification services and Open Banking solutions with offices in the UK, In...

Banfico is a trusted technology solutions provider focused on Bank Account Verification services and Open Banking solutions with offices in the UK, India, Brazil and Saudi Arabia supporting 185+ banks worldwide ranging from tier-1 banks to smaller PSPs.

Banfico Account Verification service includes Confirmation of Payee (CoP) and International IBAN Name Check solutions which are crucial in the fight against APP fraud globally. Our solutions help financial institutions to:

  • Reduce fraud
  • Reduce the number of misdirected payments
  • Improve efficiency
  • Increase customers confidence

Banfico solutions are built using state-of-art secure, scalable, highly available modern cloud technologies. Our solutions can be availed on the cloud or on-premises. Banfico is an ISO 27001-certified organisation.

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Thomson Reuters® Confirmation

Thomson Reuters® Confirmation

Thomson Reuters® Confirmation is the leading digital platform and global network for confirming financial data. We help auditors, bankers, lawyers, an...

Thomson Reuters® Confirmation is the leading digital platform and global network for confirming financial data. We help auditors, bankers, lawyers, and businesses around the world work more efficiently, find truth in financial data, and detect fraud. Recognised as the industry standard for digital verification worldwide, today Confirmation helps 1.5 million customers in 170 countries to confirm financial data.

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Creatio

Creatio

Creatio is a global vendor of a no-code platform to automate workflows and CRM with a maximum degree of freedom. Millions of workflows are launched on...

Creatio is a global vendor of a no-code platform to automate workflows and CRM with a maximum degree of freedom. Millions of workflows are launched on our platform daily in 100 countries by thousands of clients.  

Creatio offerings include a no-code platform (Studio Creatio), CRM applications (marketing, sales and service), industry workflows for 20 verticals and marketplace add-ons. Creatio is recognized as a Leader and Strong Performer in multiple Gartner and Forrester reports. 

Headquartered in Boston, MA, with 700 employees in six offices and a local presence in 25 countries.
 

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Dun & Bradstreet

Dun & Bradstreet

Forward-thinking organisations around the world trust Dun & Bradstreet for category-leading data, insights and intuitive platforms to guide winnin...

Forward-thinking organisations around the world trust Dun & Bradstreet for category-leading data, insights and intuitive platforms to guide winning strategies and intelligent actions. We are at the heart of these organization’s key initiatives and we’re the difference that helps them grow revenue, increase margins, mitigate risk and retain compliance. Let us help you compete, grow, and thrive.

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Form3

Form3

We design, build and run the technology that powers the future of payments. Form3 are reimagining the way payments work from channel to payment scheme...

We design, build and run the technology that powers the future of payments. Form3 are reimagining the way payments work from channel to payment scheme. Our fully managed cloud native account to account platform enables banks and fast growing Fintechs to accelerate their digital transformation and scale quickly across markets.

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IBM

IBM

IBM is a leading provider of global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting expertise. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights f...

IBM is a leading provider of global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting expertise. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. More than 4,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM's hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to effect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM's breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and consulting deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM's long-standing commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.

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Lightico

Lightico

Lightico is an award-winning SaaS platform that empowers banks and financial institutions to fully automate and streamline all the essential customer ...

Lightico is an award-winning SaaS platform that empowers banks and financial institutions to fully automate and streamline all the essential customer tasks that end up breaking journeys. With the Lightico Digital Completion platform, customers upload documents, fill out forms, sign, get approval, and send ID for instant authentication with just a tap and swipe on their phone. With Digital Completion, banks onboard more customers, complete more requests, boost KYC compliance, and achieve their goals in record time — all while delivering a fast and flawless customer experience. Some of the world’s top banks rely on Lightico to enable continuous digitization.

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Linklaters

Linklaters

Linklaters is a leading international law firm and has advised on significant deals in over 100 countries. Our work with financial institutions, chall...

Linklaters is a leading international law firm and has advised on significant deals in over 100 countries. Our work with financial institutions, challenger banks, infrastructure providers and technology companies gives us a deep understanding of the key issues that matter to our clients, whether incumbents or disruptors. Our market-leading practitioners take a unique cross-practice, cross-jurisdictional approach to support complex fintech projects across the full fintech spectrum and all aspects of transactional and regulatory advice. Our team is recognised for its market leadership and innovation, tracing its fintech roots to some of the earliest widespread implementations of DLT and blockchain technology.

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nCino

nCino

nCino (NASDAQ: NCNO) is the worldwide leader in cloud banking. Through its single software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, nCino helps financial institu...

nCino (NASDAQ: NCNO) is the worldwide leader in cloud banking. Through its single software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, nCino helps financial institutions serving corporate and commercial, small business, consumer, and mortgage customers modernize and more effectively onboard clients, make loans, manage the loan lifecycle, and open accounts. Transforming how financial institutions operate through innovation, reputation and speed, nCino is partnered with more than 1,850 financial services providers globally. For more information, visit www.ncino.com.

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Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in more than 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry...

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in more than 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 6,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a business of Marsh McLennan [NYSE: MMC]. 

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PEXA

PEXA

For more than a decade, PEXA has been a pioneering leader in digital property transactions, transforming Australia’s $10 trillion housing market. Faci...

For more than a decade, PEXA has been a pioneering leader in digital property transactions, transforming Australia’s $10 trillion housing market. Facilitating secure, efficient home settlements for over 20,000 families each week, PEXA's innovative platform and services are trusted for nearly 90% of all property transactions in Australia. 
 
Now, we’ve introduced our world first technology and financial settlement model to the UK, starting with England and Wales. In collaboration with the Bank of England, we offer a resilient and secure solution for housing transactions, enhancing operational efficiency and transparency for lenders and law firms. Starting with the launch of remortgages in September 2022, and now expanding to a sale and purchase solution in 2024, PEXA is setting a new standard for the UK’s property industry. 

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Protegrity

Protegrity

For over 15 years, Protegrity has set the standard in precision data protection, helping enterprises secure and use a perpetually growing store of sen...

For over 15 years, Protegrity has set the standard in precision data protection, helping enterprises secure and use a perpetually growing store of sensitive data. Through granular protection and intelligent role-based empowerment, Protegrity helps companies focus on growth, development and optimisation. By securing their internal and customer data, companies can embrace new ways to share while remaining compliant. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, with regional offices around the world, Protegrity is the enterprise data protection partner of choice. 

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Quant

Quant

Quant is the foundation of the blockchain economy. Assets of all kinds, from currencies to carbon credits, are being tokenised on blockchain, making ...

Quant is the foundation of the blockchain economy.

Assets of all kinds, from currencies to carbon credits, are being tokenised on blockchain, making their ownership immutable, their provenance traceable and their use easy to manage. Our patented technology makes this simple, trusted and future-proof.

We work with financial institutions and other enterprises to dramatically reduce their time-to-market, create new revenue lines, and mitigate risk by delivering enterprise-grade solutions built with security and compliance front of mind.

Founded in 2018, Quant is UK-based with a US presence. We spearheaded the Blockchain ISO Standard TC307 adopted by 57 countries and solved interoperability with the creation of the world’s first API-based blockchain platform, Overledger.

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Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths has one of the largest and most experienced banking and financial services offerings in the country, with strength and depth covering all U...

Shoosmiths has one of the largest and most experienced banking and financial services offerings in the country, with strength and depth covering all UK jurisdictions. We advise international and domestic banks, building societies, leasing and asset finance businesses, retail finance providers and other niche FinTechs in all areas of legal advice. Shoosmiths is the law firm clients choose for excellent service, incisive thinking and above all for their ability to focus on what matters. The firm is a trailblazer in client excellence and innovation, winning prestigious industry awards. Its innovative approach is also embodied in their non-legal solutions for clients, which complement its technical legal expertise.

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Signicat

Signicat

Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with an unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets....

Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with an unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets.

Through a single integration point, Signicat offers the most extensive suite of identity verification, authentication, eSignature and orchestration systems. The full digital identity journey in one place.

As an EU Qualified Trust Service Provider, Signicat’s vision is building technology for people to trust each other in a digital world, bringing trust to identity claims at every step of the customer journey from recognition and onboarding, through login and consent, to making business agreements which stand the test of time.

Signicat, a trusted digital world.

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KPMG

KPMG

KPMG in the UK is one of the largest member firms of KPMG's global network providing audit, tax, legal and advisory services. In the UK, KPMG has over...

KPMG in the UK is one of the largest member firms of KPMG's global network providing audit, tax, legal and advisory services. In the UK, KPMG has over 15,800 colleagues working together to deliver value to clients across our 22 offices. Our vision is to be the clear choice in professional services in the UK - for our clients, our people and for the communities in which we work. KPMG professionals help organisations to work smarter, evaluate risks and identify efficiencies by providing deep market insight and utilising innovative technology to tackle complex problems.

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Armis

Armis

Armis, the asset intelligence cybersecurity company, protects the entire attack surface and manages the organization’s cyber risk exposure in real tim...

Armis, the asset intelligence cybersecurity company, protects the entire attack surface and manages the organization’s cyber risk exposure in real time. In a rapidly evolving, perimeter-less world Armis ensures that organizations continuously see, secure, protect and manage all critical assets. Armis secures Fortune 100, 200 and 500 companies as well as national governments, state and local entities to help keep critical infrastructure, economies and society safe and secure 24/7.

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Banfico

Banfico

Banfico is a trusted technology solutions provider focused on Bank Account Verification services and Open Banking solutions with offices in the UK, In...

Banfico is a trusted technology solutions provider focused on Bank Account Verification services and Open Banking solutions with offices in the UK, India, Brazil and Saudi Arabia supporting 185+ banks worldwide ranging from tier-1 banks to smaller PSPs.

Banfico Account Verification service includes Confirmation of Payee (CoP) and International IBAN Name Check solutions which are crucial in the fight against APP fraud globally. Our solutions help financial institutions to:

  • Reduce fraud
  • Reduce the number of misdirected payments
  • Improve efficiency
  • Increase customers confidence

Banfico solutions are built using state-of-art secure, scalable, highly available modern cloud technologies. Our solutions can be availed on the cloud or on-premises. Banfico is an ISO 27001-certified organisation.
 

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Thomson Reuters® Confirmation

Thomson Reuters® Confirmation

Thomson Reuters Confirmation is the leading digital platform and global network for confirming financial data. We help auditors, bankers, lawyers and ...

Thomson Reuters Confirmation is the leading digital platform and global network for confirming financial data. We help auditors, bankers, lawyers and businesses around the world work more efficiently, find truth in financial data, and detect fraud. Recognised as the industry standard for digital verification worldwide, today Confirmation helps 1.5 million customers in 170 countries to confirm financial data. 

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Creatio

Creatio

Creatio is a global vendor of a no-code platform to automate workflows and CRM with a maximum degree of freedom. Millions of workflows are launched on...

Creatio is a global vendor of a no-code platform to automate workflows and CRM with a maximum degree of freedom. Millions of workflows are launched on our platform daily in 100 countries by thousands of clients.  

Creatio offerings include a no-code platform (Studio Creatio), CRM applications (marketing, sales and service), industry workflows for 20 verticals and marketplace add-ons. Creatio is recognized as a Leader and Strong Performer in multiple Gartner and Forrester reports. 

Headquartered in Boston, MA, with 700 employees in six offices and a local presence in 25 countries.
 

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Digital Marketplace

Digital Marketplace

UK Finance is excited to introduce our new Digital Marketplace. We have sourced, from a number of select organisations, certain products and services ...

UK Finance is excited to introduce our new Digital Marketplace. We have sourced, from a number of select organisations, certain products and services that may offer solutions to some of the challenges members face, or which may be of interest more generally to members.

Membership of UK Finance offers members access to these products and services, many of which have favourable rates. Some of the products and services listed are only available exclusively to UK Finance members.

UK Finance has worked on behalf of our members to secure these benefits to save your organisation time, money and resources.
 

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Dun & Bradstreet

Dun & Bradstreet

Forward-thinking organisations around the world trust Dun & Bradstreet for category-leading data, insights and intuitive platforms to guide winnin...

Forward-thinking organisations around the world trust Dun & Bradstreet for category-leading data, insights and intuitive platforms to guide winning strategies and intelligent actions. We are at the heart of these organization’s key initiatives and we’re the difference that helps them grow revenue, increase margins, mitigate risk and retain compliance. Let us help you compete, grow, and thrive.

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FORM3

FORM3

At Form3, the introduction of our APP Fraud Prevention solution is transforming the landscape of account-to-account payments. This solution ensures ev...

At Form3, the introduction of our APP Fraud Prevention solution is transforming the landscape of account-to-account payments. This solution ensures every transaction whether inbound or outbound is comprehensively managed to prevent financial crime, placing control firmly back in the hands of businesses.

Established in 2016, Form3 challenges the conventional payment infrastructure with our robust, always-on, cloud-native, Payments-as-a-Service platform. Our offering goes beyond traditional gateway services to include comprehensive fraud prevention, sophisticated payment orchestration, and in-depth data metrics. As a trusted partner to prominent Tier 1 banks and the fastest-growing fintechs in the UK and Europe, Form3 is committed to enhancing your critical payments architecture. Discover how at www.form3.tech/fraud

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IBM

IBM

IBM is a leading provider of global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting expertise. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights f...

IBM is a leading provider of global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting expertise. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. More than 4,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM's hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to effect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM's breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and consulting deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM's long-standing commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.

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Lightico

Lightico

Lightico is an award-winning SaaS platform that empowers banks and financial institutions to fully automate and streamline all the essential customer ...

Lightico is an award-winning SaaS platform that empowers banks and financial institutions to fully automate and streamline all the essential customer tasks that end up breaking journeys. With the Lightico Digital Completion platform, customers upload documents, fill out forms, sign, get approval, and send ID for instant authentication with just a tap and swipe on their phone. With Digital Completion, banks onboard more customers, complete more requests, boost KYC compliance, and achieve their goals in record time — all while delivering a fast and flawless customer experience. Some of the world’s top banks rely on Lightico to enable continuous digitization.

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nCino

nCino

nCino (NASDAQ: NCNO) is the worldwide leader in cloud banking. Through its single software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, nCino helps financial institu...

nCino (NASDAQ: NCNO) is the worldwide leader in cloud banking. Through its single software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, nCino helps financial institutions serving corporate and commercial, small business, consumer, and mortgage customers modernize and more effectively onboard clients, make loans, manage the loan lifecycle, and open accounts. Transforming how financial institutions operate through innovation, reputation and speed, nCino is partnered with more than 1,850 financial services providers globally. For more information, visit www.ncino.com.

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PEXA

PEXA

PEXA is a world-first innovation that has modernised the 9 trillion-dollar Australian housing market, bringing financial institutions, lawyers and con...

PEXA is a world-first innovation that has modernised the 9 trillion-dollar Australian housing market, bringing financial institutions, lawyers and conveyancers together through our platform to help 20,000 families a week safely settle their homes. 

We’ve now brought our technology, financial settlement model and expertise to the United Kingdom, beginning with England and Wales. Working in collaboration with the Bank of England, we’ve launched PEXA Pay. A new secure and resilient way for PEXA customers to complete housing transactions. Our technology works alongside progressive lenders, lawyers and conveyancers for remortgages which will be followed by our sale and purchase solution (launching in 2024). Through this collaboration, we can support our customers to achieve greater operational resilience and efficiencies, and set the new standard for how Britons remortgage, buy and sell houses.”

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Protegrity

Protegrity

For over 15 years, Protegrity has set the standard in precision data protection, helping enterprises secure and use a perpetually growing store of sen...

For over 15 years, Protegrity has set the standard in precision data protection, helping enterprises secure and use a perpetually growing store of sensitive data. Through granular protection and intelligent role-based empowerment, Protegrity helps companies focus on growth, development and optimisation. By securing their internal and customer data, companies can embrace new ways to share while remaining compliant. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, with regional offices around the world, Protegrity is the enterprise data protection partner of choice.

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Quant

Quant

Quant is the foundation of the blockchain economy. Assets of all kinds, from currencies to carbon credits, are being tokenised on blockchain, making ...

Quant is the foundation of the blockchain economy.

Assets of all kinds, from currencies to carbon credits, are being tokenised on blockchain, making their ownership immutable, their provenance traceable and their use easy to manage. Our patented technology makes this simple, trusted and future-proof.

We work with financial institutions and other enterprises to dramatically reduce their time-to-market, create new revenue lines, and mitigate risk by delivering enterprise-grade solutions built with security and compliance front of mind.

Founded in 2018, Quant is UK-based with a US presence. We spearheaded the Blockchain ISO Standard TC307 adopted by 57 countries and solved interoperability with the creation of the world’s first API-based blockchain platform, Overledger.

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Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths has one of the largest and most experienced banking and financial services offerings in the country, with strength and depth covering all U...

Shoosmiths has one of the largest and most experienced banking and financial services offerings in the country, with strength and depth covering all UK jurisdictions. We advise international and domestic banks, building societies, leasing and asset finance businesses, retail finance providers and other niche FinTechs in all areas of legal advice. Shoosmiths is the law firm clients choose for excellent service, incisive thinking and above all for their ability to focus on what matters. The firm is a trailblazer in client excellence and innovation, winning prestigious industry awards. Its innovative approach is also embodied in their non-legal solutions for clients, which complement its technical legal expertise.

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Signicat

Signicat

Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with an unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets....

Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with an unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets.

Through a single integration point, Signicat offers the most extensive suite of identity verification, authentication, eSignature and orchestration systems. The full digital identity journey in one place.

As an EU Qualified Trust Service Provider, Signicat’s vision is building technology for people to trust each other in a digital world, bringing trust to identity claims at every step of the customer journey from recognition and onboarding, through login and consent, to making business agreements which stand the test of time.

Signicat, a trusted digital world.

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Take Five to Stop Fraud

Take Five to Stop Fraud

Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial frau...

Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations.

Led by UK Finance, the campaign is delivered with and through a range of partners in the UK payments industry, financial services firms, law enforcement agencies, telecommunication providers, commercial, public and third sector organisations.

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1. Who shall I contact for any partnerships enquiries?

If you are interested in partnership opportunities, please contact Darren Jeyasingam for more information. 

2. Who does usually attend this event?

Finance, banking and technology decision-makers and thought leaders.

3. Which companies have attended this event last year? 

American Express  
Barclays Bank  
BNP Paribas 
Deutsche Bank  
Google Payment Limited 
HSBC Bank Plc 
JP Morgan Chase Bank 
KPMG 
Lexis Nexis 
Lloyds Banking Group 
Mastercard 
Microsoft 
Natwest 
Open Data Institute 
Phoebus Software Limited 
Revolut 
Santander UK 
Starling Bank 
Visa Europe