BRINGING THE UK TOGETHER THROUGH FINTECH

FinTech is revolutionising financial services and changing the way we live our lives every single day, especially during this time of global crisis where FinTech app adoption is on the rise.

Leveraging the power of technology, agile ways of working and a disruptive and innovative mindset, FinTech is providing consumers and businesses access to better, fairer and more sustainable financial products and services.

UK FinTech Week 2020 will celebrate the achievements of the sector thus far, and showcase how the industry is empowering resilience during this current crisis and supporting eventual recovery. Hear from some of the leading names in finance and technology on how to future proof your business and ensure the sector continues to thrive in this current climate.

In light of the current global crisis, we were unfortunately not able to bring the FinTech community together in person as originally planned. However we are delighted to be launching a digital UK FinTech Week from 14th April to 1st May, where the global FinTech community will have the opportunity to listen to industry experts over 25 various online events.

We look forward to welcoming you to our first ever digital UK FinTech Week this April.

“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”

— CHARLOTTE CROSSWELL, CEO, INNOVATE FINANCE

UKFW Welcome from The Rt Hon. The Lord Mayor, Alderman William Russell & Charlotte Crosswell

Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor of London for Business, on UK FinTech Week 2020! 

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Leading experts from the biggest names in FinTech will share their wisdom during UK FinTech Week this year, providing you with unparalleled knowledge and expertise delivered through a variety of digital formats

Adam French

Co-Founder, Scalable Capital

Adam Toms

CEO, OpenFin Europe

Adriana Marques

Managing Director, Europe and Global Network, WorldRemit

Alan Bickerstaff

Emerging Growth Partner, Shearman & Sterling

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

Anabel Johnson

Head of Leadership and Management Development, Lloyds

Andy Ellis

Head of Ventures, NatWest

Anette Broløs

Independent FinTech Analyst

Anita Kimber

United Kingdom Digital and Innovation Partner, EY

Antonia Romeo

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

Barney Reynolds

Global Head, Financial Institutions, Shearman & Sterling

Ben Davey

CEO of Barclays Ventures

Ben Marrel

Founding Partner, Breega

Benedicte Nolens

Chief Compliance Officer, SC Ventures by Standard Chartered

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

Dominie Moss

Founder & MD, The Return Hub

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

Gemma Steel

General Counsel & Managing Director, Dozens.

Graham Mott

Director of Strategy, LINK

Greg Davies

Head of Behavioural Finance, Oxford Risk

Hema Gandhi

CEO, LatentBridge

Henri Arslanian

Chairman, FinTech Association of Hong Kong

Huw Van Steenis

Group Managing Director, Senior Adviser to the CEO, UBS

Iana Dimitrova

Chief Executive
OpenPayd

Iana Vidal

Head of Policy and Government Affairs, Innovate Finance

Imran Gulamhuseinwala OBE

Trustee, Open Banking Implementation Entity

James Bardrick

CEO, Citigroup Global Markets Limited

James Black

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Jana Mackintosh

Public Policy Director, Worldpay

Janine Hirt

COO, Innovate Finance

Jay Wilson

Investment Manager, AlbionVC

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

John Howells

CEO, LINK

John Salmon

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Julia Streets

Founder and CEO, Streets Consulting

Julian Sawyer

Managing Director Europe, Gemini

Julie Patient

Counsel, Hogan Lovells

Julien Brault

CEO & Co-Founder, Hardbacon

Justin Fitzpatrick

CEO & Co-founder, DueDil

Karen Rudich MBA

CEO and Co-founder, ElementaryB

Kavita Reddi

Founder, Voxta

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 Brett

Partner, Head of FinTech, Deloitte

Louise Hill

Co-Founder and COO, gohenry

Louise Smith

FinTech Envoy for Scotland

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

Margaret Doyle

Partner, Financial Services, Deloitte LLP

Maria Wagner

Investment Director, Beringea

Mark Martin

Computer science lead, South Bank Engineering UTC

Mark Pettit

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

Matthew Jones

Principal, Anthemis

Michael Mainelli

Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

Michele Foradori

Investor, BlackFin

Mollie Pearse

Head of Marketing, EMEA, Facebook

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

Nicholas Taylor

Public Affairs Manager, Revolut

Nir Vulkan

Associate Professor of Business Economics, Saïd Business School

Oliver Richards

Partner, MMC Ventures

Pascal Nizri

Founder & CEO, Chekk

Pawel Szaja

Capital Markets Partner, Shearman & Sterling

Peter Ebden

Chief Infrastructure Officer, Thought Machine

Philip Briffett

Head of Partnerships, Wagestream

Philippa Martinelli

FinTech Specialist, Industry Advisor, Department for International Trade

Pierre Lion

VP Growth, MANGOPAY

Pinar Ozcan

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Saïd Business School

Reena Agrawal Sahni

Head of US Bank Regulatory, Shearman & Sterling

Rhydian Lewis

CEO, RateSetter

Richard Caven

Principal Business and Market Development Manager, Amazon Web Services (AWS) UK & Ireland

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

Sameer Gulati

Fintech Specialist, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Samina Akram

Managing Partner, Samak Ethical Finance Ltd

Scott Farrell

Senior Partner, KWM

Sean Hunter

CIO, OakNorth

Shachar Bialick

Founder and CEO, Curve

Shalini Shan

Director, FinTech - Strategy and Transactions, EY

Shefali Roy

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, TrueLayer

Simon Dodds

Of Counsel, Shearman & Sterling

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

Stephen Johns

Head of Data GX EMEA. Managing Director, State Street

Stewart McGlynn

Division Head, Anti-Money Laundering, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Sunny Parikh

Senior Vice President & Head of FinTech Innovation Lab New York

Susanne Chishti

CEO, FINTECH Circle

Tim Dinsdale

European CTO, OpenFin

Tim Levene

CEO, Augmentum Fintech Plc

Tom Mutton

Director of FinTech, Bank of England

Tony Hughes

Dealmaker – Global Entrepreneurship Programme (GEP), Department for International Trade (DIT)

Tram Anh Nyugen

Co-Founder, CFTE

Vanessa Vallely OBE

Founder, WeAreTheCity

Vica Manos

Partner, Anthemis

Vikesh Patel

Head of UK & Ireland, SWIFT

Vivienne Artz

Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv

Yael Simon

Founder, Fintel Security

Yasamin Karimi

Head of Product, Codat

Yusuf Ozdalga

Partner, QED Investors

Yuval Rooz

Co-Founder and CEO, Digital Asset

KEY THEMES

UK FinTech drives trends on a global scale and pioneers the products and services set to change the financial world. UK FinTech Week 2020 will be a centre for innovative ideas, exploring, solving, sharing, testing, designing, iterating and collaborating on some of the most important issues of our time.

  • Capital and Investment Landscapes
  • The Playbook for Building FinTech Ecosystems
  • Scaling and Growing FinTech Businesses and Economies
  • Regulation and the Future of FinTech
  • Financial Inclusion
  • International FinTech Bridges and Guidebooks
  • Regional Events across the UK
  • FinTech Post-Brexit

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