ECONOMIC CRIME CONGRESS 2024

Economic Crime Congress 2024
Working together for a safer tomorrow
The Economic Crime Congress is shaping up to be a fantastic day. We have some brilliant speakers joining us for the plenary and interactive discussions, looking at topics we know are high on your agenda – such as the threats and opportunities of AI in economic crime; regulatory change and scrutiny; and making sure you’re ready for the APP reimbursement requirement coming into force in October.
Economic Crime Congress 2024
Working together for a safer tomorrow
Industry experts will bring to life the harms and impact of economic crime and discuss what needs to be done to build a better society and community, domestically and globally.
Key topics include:

- Tackling economic crime: A view from the top
- The international economic crime landscape
- The threats and opportunities of AI in economic crime, and more.
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Testimonials
Dr Elisabeth Carter, Associate Professor of Criminology and Forensic Linguist, Kingston University London
“It felt lively and inclusive and full of charge and great dynamic between panellists, and we worked seamlessly together in delivering powerful messages to the audience."
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Kate Fitzgerald, Head of PSR policy, Payment Systems Regulator (PSR)
“I enjoyed the panel, and the other sessions that I managed to catch. A very well run and worthwhile event.”
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Geraldine Fleming, United for Wildlife, Financial Taskforce Manager
“Thanks to all of you for a lively and thought-provoking conversation” “… thanks…for the opportunity to participate and for raising this flag on the Real Cost of IWT [Illegal wildlife trade] – it has given me much food for thought.”
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The Congress overview

The UK Finance and financial sector flagship event for Economic Crime, the Economic Crime Congress 2024, will be held this year on Thursday 20 June at the iconic Business Design Centre in London. We are also excited to announce that our Early Bird tickets are available - but not for much longer! Book by 19 April to make sure you don't miss out on the discounted price.

The overarching theme of the day will be to bring to life the harms and impact of economic crime, and through sessions and insights from our expert speakers, discuss what needs to be done to build a better society and community, domestically and globally.

Pricing

  • Member Ticket (Early Bird) - £350.00 (Full price £495.00)
  • Non-Member Ticket (Early Bird) - £495.00 (Full price £695.00)

Law Enforcement and Public Sector attendees

If you work in law enforcement or the public sector and are interested in attending, you may be eligible for a concessionary rate. Contact us for further information.

The Congress key topics

This year our agenda will be packed with plenary discussions, exhibition and networking opportunities. It will focus on topics we know are high on people’s agendas such as:

  • Mitigating against the harms caused online
  • Regulatory change and scrutiny: opportunities and challenges for 2024
  • APP reimbursement requirement 7th October – will you be ready?
  • Sanctions Enforcement

Take a look at the agenda to find out about all the topics we’ll be covering on the day.

Don't pass up this fantastic opportunity to network in person with your peers and hear from an exceptional line up of speakers on 20 June at the Business Design Centre in London. We look forward to seeing you on the day and we hope you can stay for the Networking Drinks reception at 5pm.

Confirmed organisations attending 2024

  • Barclays Plc
  • KPMG LLP
  • LexisNexis® Risk Solutions
  • PSR
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • NatWest Group Plc
  • National Economic Crime Centre
  • Home Office
  • City of London Police
  • National Crime Agency (NCA)
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • HSBC
  • Deutsche Bank

Sponsorship opportunities

If you would like to support the Economic Crime Congress or are interested in speaking or exhibiting please contact Darren Jeyasingam.​​​​ For more information about supporting our 2024 event, please contact our associate membership team here.

Ben Donaldson

Ben Donaldson

Managing Director, Economic Crime, UK Finance

Rt. Hon. Nicky Morgan

Rt. Hon. Nicky Morgan

The Right Hon. the Baroness Morgan of Cotes, House of Lords

The Rt Hon the Baroness Morgan of Cotes (Nicky Morgan) is a former Conservative MP and Minister. She is now a member of the House of Lords and has a p...

The Rt Hon the Baroness Morgan of Cotes (Nicky Morgan) is a former Conservative MP and Minister. She is now a member of the House of Lords and has a portfolio career with roles across the private and public sectors, including as a Non-Executive Director at Santander UK, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the Association of British Insurers, the Careers & Enterprise Company and is a Trustee of the Science Museum Group.

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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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Robin Bulloch

Robin Bulloch

Chief Executive Officer, TBS

Robin was appointed TSB's Chief Executive in April 2022. He joined TSB in 2019, and as Chief Customer Officer was at the heart of transforming the TS...

Robin was appointed TSB's Chief Executive in April 2022.

He joined TSB in 2019, and as Chief Customer Officer was at the heart of transforming the TSB customer experience. He has driven the bank’s customer proposition and distribution strategies as well as developing the bank’s support for business customers. In 2020, he led the TSB brand relaunch.

Robin has broad industry expertise across consumer banking, business banking and insurance with a strong reputation for delivering business and cultural transformation in a banking career that spans over four decades.

Before joining TSB, Robin was Managing Director for Community Banking at Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland prior to which he led Lloyds Banking Group’s general insurance division. Prior to this he worked for RBS Group (now NatWest Group), holding senior roles including Managing Director at RBS and NatWest Branch Banking and Chief Executive of Tesco Personal Finance (now Tesco Bank).

Robin sits on the Board of UK Finance. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Banker Institute, having previously served on their Board and the Board of Scottish Financial Enterprise.

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Sarah Boon

Sarah Boon

Managing Director, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Policy, UK Finance

Sarah is Managing Director of Corporate Affairs and Strategic Policy and is responsible for the overall strategy and delivery of UK Finance’s external...

Sarah is Managing Director of Corporate Affairs and Strategic Policy and is responsible for the overall strategy and delivery of UK Finance’s external activity including press and campaigns, UK and international advocacy, regulatory policy, sustainability policy, content, design and marketing.

Prior to joining UK Finance, Sarah was Director of Media Relations at London Stock Exchange Group and has worked across a range of corporate affairs and policy disciplines at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Bank of England, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Association of British Insurers. She also worked as press secretary to Andrew Bailey as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, acting as his Special Adviser when he then became the FCA’s Chief Executive.

Sarah is also a trustee of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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Jana Mackintosh

Jana Mackintosh

Managing Director, Payments, Innovation and Resilience , UK Finance

Jana is the Managing Director for Payments, Innovation and Resilience at UK Finance where she leads discussions on payments, fintech and digital agend...

Jana is the Managing Director for Payments, Innovation and Resilience at UK Finance where she leads discussions on payments, fintech and digital agendas. Before joining UK Finance, she was head of the Worldpay (then FIS) Global Government Affairs team, shaped competition and regulatory policies at the Financial Conduct Authority and Payments Systems Regulator and prior to that supported companies across public and private sectors globally through her various roles. She has added commercial credentials delivering and implementing policies in practice, holds several board positions and works with a number of charities.

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Hugh Hurley

Hugh Hurley

CEO, Gumtree

Hugh Hurley is CEO at Gumtree, the UK’s leading local trading platform dedicated to making ‘Good Finds’ happen. In his role, Hugh has taken Gumtree fr...

Hugh Hurley is CEO at Gumtree, the UK’s leading local trading platform dedicated to making ‘Good Finds’ happen. In his role, Hugh has taken Gumtree from a subsidiary of eBay to a fully standalone business focused on building a sustainable future with community and safety at its heart. Hugh’s previous experience includes managing the De Beers’ group second hand diamond jewellery business in the US and also scaling operations at Spotahome, the Spanish medium term rental business. In all these roles Hugh has been focused on driving trust – in both the platform and users, recognising this is a critical part of any successful marketplace.

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Kate Frankish

Kate Frankish

Chief Business Development Officer, Pay.UK at Pay.UK

Kate has worked in financial services for over 20 years. Through a number of diverse roles in marketing, product development, technology and payments,...

Kate has worked in financial services for over 20 years. Through a number of diverse roles in marketing, product development, technology and payments, the common thread for Kate is the delivery of great end user journeys and solutions. Kate has a very strong focus on innovation, driven by consumer demand and global market movements. Kate actively works with Fintech companies and this has given her further insight into the types of problems that end users experience and how to go about providing relevant and meaningful solutions. Kate now leads the Business Development function at Pay.UK with the purpose to power payments, champion innovation and give the UK choice in how it pays.

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CIFAS

CIFAS

Cifas leads the fight against fraud and financial crime by sharing data, intelligence and learning. Hundreds of organisations drawn from all sectors, ...

Cifas leads the fight against fraud and financial crime by sharing data, intelligence and learning. Hundreds of organisations drawn from all sectors, work together with Cifas to stop fraud and financial crime. 

For 35 years, Cifas has facilitated the sharing of trusted fraud risk data of unparalleled depth and diversity; hosting the largest databases of fraud risk in the UK. 

Cifas provides dynamic intelligence and cutting edge fraud prevention tools to understand the threat landscape and strengthen organisations response to fraud and financial crime.  

They deliver accredited education and trusted training for organisations and individuals. 

Cifas will always be there to seek out and stop fraud and financial crime. When organisations join Cifas, they join the most effective defence against fraud and financial crime in the UK. 

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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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Decision makers from:

  • Economic Crime
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Finance
  • Payments
  • Financial and Risk
  • Personal Finance
  • Academia
  • Government
  • Technology
  • Law enforcement

Some of our previous attendees in 2023 were:

  • Barclays Plc
  • KPMG LLP
  • LexisNexis® Risk Solutions
  • PSR
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • NatWest Group Plc
  • National Economic Crime Centre
  • Home Office
  • City of London Police
  • National Crime Agency (NCA)
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • HSBC
  • Deutsche Bank