Data and the Future of the Financial Services Summit

Date: 12 May 2021

Location: Online


open invitation

City & Financial Global is delighted to be organising the next edition of ‘The Data and the Future of Financial Services Virtual Summit, chaired by Vivienne Artz OBE, Chief Privacy Officer & Managing Director, London Stock Exchange Group, which will be taking place on the 12th of May this year. As part of its well-established portfolio of high-level technology events, many of which have enjoyed government support, the conference will bring together leading experts to examine the data-related developments of most concern to the financial services industry and regulators and to discuss the fundamental changes that lie ahead of us. The event will also enable c-suite executives to benefit from real life case studies and best practices in the use, collection and sharing of data.

Speakers include:


  • The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP, Minister of State (Minister for Media and Data)
  • Elizabeth Denham CBE, UK Information Commissioner, ICO
  • Simon McDougall, Deputy Commissioner – Regulatory Innovation and Technology, ICO
  • Sherry Madera, Chair, Future of Sustainable Data Alliance and Chief Industry & Government Affairs Officer, Refinitiv
  • Jeni Tennison, Vice President and Chief Strategy Advisor, The Open Data Institute
  • Peter Dalton, Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Hannah Gurga, Managing Director, Digital, Tech & Cyber and Chief of Staff, UK Finance
  • Dawd Haque, Global Lead for Regulatory Market Initiatives, Transformation & Strategy, Deutsche Bank
  • Bojana Bellamy, President, CIPL
  • Senior Official, FCA
  • Miriam Everett, Partner and Global Head of Data Privacy, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Senior Official, Bank of England
  • Adrian Weller, Fellow and Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence, The Alan Turing Institute
  • Philip James, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Sneha Shah, Managing Director, Group Head LSEG Business Accelerator


An impressive array of top experts will guide delegates through the key issues, including:

  • Global data challenges and different types of data. What does ESG data actually mean and how do we collect high-quality green data? What comes next, and how will the expanding access to data and the sources of data empower future global economic development?
  • Update on the National Data Strategy
  • The importance of data-driven approach, improving systems and building an outstanding talent pool
  • The future of data in the financial services and the role of regulators
  • The future of international data transfers given the impact of the UK-EU trade deal, other recent UK FTAs and international sanctions


  • The growth of cyber threats amid the pandemic; data and data privacy
  • Trust, ethics and the ethical data use in the financial services industry and beyond. Building a culture of trust and creating ethical policies and frameworks that enable you to act with confidence.
  • Application of data ethics from a legal and commercial perspectives
  • Ethical data and AI for Humanitarian Aid
  • The future of financial services industry with Data + Artificial Intelligence. How are the emerging technologies transforming data frameworks? Is Cloud the answer? Accelerating the use of Data Science


Delegate Fee: £395 + VAT *Use code DFFS2IF for your 20% discount*