UK FinTech Week and IFGS are back!

Monday 19th – Friday 23rd April, 2021

Power up your UK FinTech Week with an IFGS ticket.
Gain meaningful connections during the world’s-leading FinTech Week and Global Summit combined. Buy your exclusive networking ticket now.

Innovate Finance members receive complimentary IFGS tickets, click below to claim your ticket

Showcasing Innovation in Financial Services on a Global Stage

Introducing UK FinTech Week featuring IFGS 2021, the world’s-leading FinTech Week and Global Summit combined. Returning in April as a brand new hybrid concept, expect five days of world-class content delivered by some of the biggest names in finance, government and tech.

FinTech founders, bank ex-cos, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, regulators, policy-makers, politicians, academics and media from around the world will come together to learn, discuss, debate and network. Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of the conversation and showcase your brand to the world. 

This dedicated week is the best opportunity to discover why the UK is and will remain the world’s preeminent financial services hub, packing a year’s worth of knowledge, insight and engagement into just five days.

Sponsorship of UK FinTech Week featuring IFGS will enable your organisation to brand itself against a global platform from which you will achieve both national and international reach and build your brand and business. 

“The UK is a world-leading and unique ecosystem for FinTech. It has deep reserves of entrepreneurial and tech talent, progressive regulators and policy-makers, steadfast financial institutions, investor and professional expertise, and a supportive government. All of this combined ensures it will remain the capital of FinTech”



Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th April

Beyond the Crisis: The Future of Global FinTech

Wednesday 21st April

Spotlight on FinTech Trends: What’s the Next Big Thing?

Thursday 22 April

Building Back Better: FinTechs Role in Economic Recovery

Friday 23 April

Inspiring the Future FinTech Leaders

Days of World Class Content

Matchmaking and 1:1 Meetings

Online Networking

Workshops and Roundtables

Virtual Global Exhibit Hall

Global Pop Up Events


Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

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City of London

Department for International Trade

HM Treasury

London and Partners

See who is speaking

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If you would like to learn more about sponsorship and partnership opportunities for UK FinTech Week 2021, get in touch below.



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40% of Delegates are in senior roles. 50% of those in financial services, 20% of those in tech and 30% in other

Delegates from 105 countries including the top 10 most attended countries:

Top 10 Countries with delegates from: Canada, USA, Brazil, UK, Germany, Saudi Arabia, India, Thailand, Singapore, China and Hong Kong

Adam French

Co-Founder, Scalable Capital

Adam Toms

CEO, OpenFin Europe

Adriana Marques

Managing Director, Europe and Global Network, WorldRemit

Alastair Lukies CBE

Founder and CEO Pollinate, Prime Minsters Business Council, Chair FinTech Alliance, Chair of Africa FinTech Board and Inaugural Chair of Innovate Finance

Alderman William Russell

Lord Mayor of the City of London

Alicia Levine

COO, Chipper Cash

Andy Ellis

Head of Ventures, NatWest

Anette Broløs

Independent FinTech Analyst

Antonia Romeo

Permanent Secretary and Civil Service Gender Champion, Department for International Trade

Ben Davey

CEO of Barclays Ventures

Ben Marrel

Founding Partner, Breega

Bindi Karia

Innovation Expert and Advisor

Boaz Yaari

Founder & CEO, Sharegain

Catherine McGuinness

Chair, Policy and Resources Committee, City of London Corporation

Charles McManus

Group CEO & Executive Director, ClearBank

Charlotte Crosswell

CEO, Innovate Finance

Chris Gorst

Director, Nesta Challenges

Christian Faes

Executive Chairman, LendInvest

Christoph Rieche

Co-Founder & CEO, iwoca

Christopher Woolard

Interim CEO, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Claire Altman

Chief Corporate Officer, Smart Pension

Clara Chiu

Director, Licensing and Head, Fintech unit, Intermediaries Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)

Cris Conde

Senior Advisor, Accel

David Beardmore

Ecosystem Development Director, Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE)

David Blumberg

Founder & Managing Partner
Blumberg Capital

Delber Lage

CEO, SalaryFits

Diana Paredes

CEO & Co-Founder, Suade

Douglas Orr

CEO, Novastone Media Ltd.

Dr Desné Masie

Chief Strategist, IC Intelligence

Dr. Ashley Fidler

Chief Product Officer, Eigen Technologies

Eimear O’Connor

Chief Operating Officer, Form3

Elena Novokreshchenova

VP International Europe and APAC, Remitly

Eleni Digalaki

Managing Analyst, Business Insider Intelligence

Emily Reid

Partner and Head of Financial Services, Hogan Lovells

Emma Lindley

Co-Founder, Women In Identity

Eric Mouilleron

Founder & CEO, Bankable

Felicia Meyerowitz Singh

Founder & CEO, Akoni

Gareth Ramsay

Executive Director for Data, Bank of England

Greg Davies

Head of Behavioural Finance, Oxford Risk

Hema Gandhi

CEO, LatentBridge

Henri Arslanian

Chairman, FinTech Association of Hong Kong

Iana Dimitrova

Chief Executive

Iana Vidal

Head of Policy and Government Affairs, Innovate Finance

Imran Gulamhuseinwala OBE

Implementation Trustee, Open Banking Implementation Entity

James Bardrick

CEO, Citigroup Global Markets Limited

Jana Mackintosh

Public Policy Director, Worldpay

Janine Hirt

COO, Innovate Finance

Jennifer Reynolds

President & CEO, Toronto Finance International

Jeppe Zink

General Partner, Northzone

Joanne Dewar

CEO, Global Processing Services

John Davies

Chairman, Kompli-Global Limited

John Hourican

CEO, NewDay

Julia Streets

Founder and CEO, Streets Consulting

Julian Sawyer

Managing Director Europe, Gemini

Julie Patient

Counsel, Hogan Lovells

Justin Fitzpatrick

CEO & Co-founder, DueDil

Karen Rudich MBA

CEO and Co-founder, ElementaryB

Ken Marlin

Managing Partner
Marlin & Associates Securities LLC

King Leung

Head of FinTech, Invest Hong Kong

Koley Korte

Senior Vice President and Global Head of Business Transformation, AllianceBernstein

Kristy Duncan

Women in Payments, Founder & CEO

Lisa Jacobs

UK Managing Director, Funding Circle

Louise Hill

Co-Founder and COO, gohenry

Maelis Carraro

Managing Principal Consultant & Director, Catalyst Fund

Magdalena Krön

Global Rise Platform Director, Barclays

Manuel Silva

Head of Investments, Santander InnoVentures

Marcus Treacher

SVP Customer Success, Ripple

Maria Wagner

Investment Director, Beringea

Mark Pettit

Executive Director - New Ventures, Strategic Partners & Fintech, Visa

Michael Mainelli

Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

Michele Foradori

Investor, BlackFin

Myles Milston

CEO, Globacap

Myles Stephenson

CEO, Modulr

Natalie Ceeney CBE

Chair, Innovate Finance

Nelson Chow

Chief Fintech Officer, Fintech Facilitation Office, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Nicholas Heller

CEO & Co-Founder, Fractal Labs

Oliver Richards

Partner, MMC Ventures

Pascal Nizri

Founder & CEO, Chekk

Peter Ebden

Chief Infrastructure Officer, Thought Machine

Philip Briffett

Head of Partnerships, Wagestream

Pierre Lion


Pinar Ozcan

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Saïd Business School

Rhydian Lewis

CEO, RateSetter

Ross Laurie

CEO, Visible Capital

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina

Chief Strategy Officer, Blend Network

Russ Shaw

Founder, Tech London Advocates & Global Tech Advocates

Sam Handfield-Jones

Co-Head, Seccl

Sam Seaton

CEO, Moneyhub

Samina Akram

Managing Partner, Samak Ethical Finance Ltd

Scott Farrell

Senior Partner, KWM

Shachar Bialick

Founder and CEO, Curve

Simon Loong

Founder and Group CEO, WeLab

Simon McDougall

Executive Director - Technology and Innovation, Information Commissioner’s Office.

Sonya Barlow

Founder, Like Minded Females

Sonya Iovieno

Head of Growth and VC-Backed Division, Silicon Valley Bank

Sopnendu Mohanty

Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Susanne Chishti


Tim Levene

CEO, Augmentum Fintech Plc

Tom Mutton

Director of FinTech, Bank of England

Tram Anh Nyugen

Co-Founder, CFTE

Vica Manos

Partner, Anthemis

Vivienne Artz

Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv

Yael Simon

Founder, Fintel Security

Yusuf Ozdalga

Partner, QED Investors

Yuval Rooz

Co-Founder and CEO, Digital Asset


Leading experts from the biggest names in FinTech have shared their wisdom during UK FinTech Week and IFGS, providing you with unparalleled knowledge and expertise delivered through a variety of formats.


Watch the past sessions from UK FinTech Week and IFGS