Venue: Hilton Hotel, 3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool L1 8LW, UK

Programme* Day One – Wednesday, 2 July 2014

08:30 – 09:15

Registration, networking and refreshments

09:15 – 09:30

Opening of the Forum: Welcome, introduction and keynote statement:

09:30 – 10:45

Session one: Restoring confidence in banking and finance in support of economic growth

  • Chair: David Kenmir, Partner, Head of Conduct and Culture in Financial Services, PwC
  • Doug Barrow, Deputy Chairman of Policy, City of London
  • Lady Susan Rice, Managing Director, Lloyds Banking Group Scotland
  • Simon Walker, Director General, Institute of Directors
  • Stephen Welton, Chief Executive, Business Growth Fund (BGF)
  • Q & A session

10:45-  11:30

Session two: Global banking, regulation & supervision: best practice in banking and corporate governance: financial sector regulatory reforms after Banking Union: the impact on bank lending, long-term investment, efficiency and financial stability

  • Chair: Rudi Guraziu, Chief Executive, IBDE
  • Robert Elliott, Chairman and Senior Partner, Linklaters
  • Margaret Doyle, Partner, Head of Financial Services Research, Deloitte
  • Q & A session

11:30 – 12:00

Networking and Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:00

Session three: Financing economic growth - what role should banks and finance play in the economy to help UK and the world prosper

  • Chair: Jonathan Moules, Enterprise Correspondent, Financial Times
  • Jonathan Taylor, Vice President, European Investment Bank
  • Simon Featherstone, Global CEO, Bibby Financial Services
  • Marcelino Castrillo, Managing Director, SME Banking, Santander
  • Q & A Session

13:00 – 14:00

Networking lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Session four: The role of technology in enhancing growth in the Financial Services industry

  • Chair: Paul Excell, Non-Executive Director, Bip.
  • Tanuja Randery, President, Strategy and Transformation, BT Global Services
  • Dr Oskar Mencer, CEO & CTO, Maxeler Technologies
  • Q & A Session

15:00– 16:00

Session five: Alternative Financing for SMEs and Mid-Market Companies - panel will explore also trade ad export finance

  • Chair: Rudi Guraziu, Chief Executive, IBDE
  • Irene Graham, Executive Director, Business and Corporate Finance, BBA
  • Jonathan Edwards, Partner, Head of Banking, DWF
  • Mark Ling, Head of International, Large Corporate, Santander
  • Ken Ackroyd, Head of Advisory Services, UK Export Finance
  • Q & A Session

16:00 – 16:30

Networking and Coffee Break


16:30 – 17:30

Session six: The future of financial services and the way forward

  • Keynote: Joe Moynihan, Director for Financial Services, States of Jersey
  • Chair: Rudi Guraziu, Chief Executive, IBDE
  • Richard Corrigan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Jersey Finance
  • Ian Johnston, Chief Executive, Dubai Financial Services Authority
  • Q & A Session


Closing remarks


End of Forum

Day Two - Thursday, 3 July 2014 - B2B Meetings Only

This day is reserved for one-to-one meetings. The Festival website offers a powerful 'meetings scheduler' tool free of charge that will enable you to arrange meetings with other participants at an offsite location (to be agreed and arranged between both parties). Participants are welcome to use our networking facilities at the Headquarters of the Festival for such meetings.

*Program is subject to review and change without notice.

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