City & Financial – City Week 2019

Location: Guildhall, Gresham St, London EC2V 7HH

Date: 20/05/2019

Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Now in its ninth year, City Week is the premier gathering of the international financial services
community. Taking place over Monday 20th – Tuesday 21st May 2019, in Guildhall, the event brings together industry leaders and policy makers from around the globe to consider together the future of global financial markets and London, in particular. It consists of two days of cutting-edge conferences, workshops, social events and networking opportunities, with other satellite events being held later during the week.

This year’s topics include:

 Evolving role of the City of London in the global economy
 The new EU-UK agreement on financial services
 Towards an EU capital markets union
 New priority markets for financial services
 Trade Investment Flows with China
 India: Fintech, Smart Cities and building on the UK and India’s respective strengths
 Political Risks and Global Trade
 Climate finance and sustainability
 Global Financial Regulation – where next?
 Transforming Culture in Financial Services
 The Evolution of Financial Crime
 The Future of Finance 1: Cyber Security and Operational Resilience
 The Future of Europe
 The Future of Finance 2: AI, Big Data and Machine Learning
 The Future of Finance 3: Skills and job requirements of an industry in transition

Over the course of City Week 2019, a highly eminent faculty of international speakers will explore
these crucial themes, including their economic and market impact. The following have agreed to
participate thus far, and more are being added on a daily basis:

Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank
Nadia Calviño, Minister of Economy and Business, Ministry for Economy and Business of Spain
Rt Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board
of Trade
Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor, Banco de España
José Manuel Barroso, Non-Executive Chairman, Goldman Sachs International and former
President of the European Commission
Peter Bevan, Global Practice Head, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters LLP
Katharine Braddick, Director General, Financial Services, HM Treasury
Elizabeth Corley CBE, Former CEO, Allianz Global Investors and Chair, Implementation
Taskforce for Growing a Culture for Social Impact Investing
Stephanie Flanders, Senior Executive Editor for Economics, Bloomberg News; Head,
Bloomberg Economics
Katherine Garrett-Cox CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf International Bank UK
Dr Ling Ge, Chief European Representative, Tencent
Sir Roger Gifford, SEB; Chair, UK Green Finance Initiative
Martin Gilbert, Chief Executive Officer, Aberdeen Standard Investments
José Manuel González-Páramo, Executive Board Director, BBVA

Richard Meddings, Executive Chairman, TSB Bank
Nobuhide Hayashi, Chairman, Mizuho Bank
Mark Hoban, Chair, International Regulatory Strategy Group
Russell Higginbotham, Regional President EMEA, Swiss Re
Jean Lemierre, Chairman of the Board, BNP Paribas
Steven Maijoor, Chairman, European Securities and Markets Authority
Ian Mason, Partner and Head of UK Financial Services Regulation, Gowling WLG
John McFarlane OBE, Chairman, Barclays
Richard Meddings, Executive Chairman, TSB Bank
Tim Morris, Executive Director of Police Services, Interpol
Emily Orton, Director and Co-founder, Darktrace
Dave Palmer, Director of Technology and Co-founder, Darktrace
Jan Putnis, Partner and Head of the Financial Regulation Group, Slaughter and May
Brian Quintenz, Commissioner, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Barnabas Reynolds, Partner, Head of Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory
Group, Shearman & Sterling
David Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange Group
Dr Andy Sloan, Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy
Andreas Treichl, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Group Bank AG
Yeming Wang, General Manager EMEA, Alibaba Cloud
Stuart Williams, President, ICE Futures Europe
Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation, Bank of England; Chief Executive
Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority
Christopher Woolard, Board Member and Executive Director of Strategy and Competition


Innovate Finance members receive a 20% discount on delegate tickets, please contact to request the discount code.