July 21

Financing the BioTech industry

  • Sir Geoffrey Owen (Visiting Professor of Practice, Department of Management, LSE)

  • Michael Hopkins (Senior Lecturer, SPRU, University of Sussex)

  • Mike Standing (Deloitte)

  • Colin Hailey (partner, Confluence Tax)


July 21

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Kadhim Shubber (FT Alphaville)

  • Huy Nguyen Trieu (entrepreneur)

  • Dylan Bourguignon (CEO, So-Sure)

  • With support from Dentons


July 12

InsurTech: 'Opportunity Awaits'

  • Jonathan Howe (partner and insurance lead, PwC)

  • Freddy Macnamara (CEO, Cuvva)

  • Renaud Million (CEO, SPIXII)

  • Dylan Bourguignon (So-Sure)


July 12

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • David Reed (Kreab Gavin Anderson)

  • John Rega (chief correspondent, MLex)


July 6

Does China's economy pose a threat to global financial stability?

  • Michael Taylor (chief credit officer Asia Pacific, Moody's Investors Service)

  • Dr Jan Knoerich (Lau China Institute, King's College London)

  • Miller Guo (GF International Asset Management)

  • Miranda Carr (Haitong Securities)


July 5

Too much or too little? The regulatory pendulum in banking

  • Francesco Guerrera (Politico)

  • Hans Hack (senior managing director, FTI Consulting)

  • Sam Tymms (managing director, Promontory)

  • James Chew (head of regulatorypolicy, HSBC)

  • Emran Mian (director, Social Market Foundation)

  • Tony Greenham (director of Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing, RSA)

  • With support from FTI Consulting


June 28

Lifting the embargo: implications for Cuba and the City

  • Ambassador Mrs. Teresita Vicente Sotolongo

  • Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal (Queen Mary University of London)

  • Andrew Macdonald (Havana Energy)

  • Lord Hutton (Cuba Initiative)

  • With support from The Cuba Initiative


June 27

Taking stock of the EU referendum result

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • John Redwood MP

  • Alexandria Carr (Of Counsel, Mayer Brown)

  • Wes Himes (managing partner, Instinctif)

  • Mark Foster (partner, Kreab)


June 20

Blockchain and the post-trade infrastructure

  • Rob Palatnick  (chief technology officer, DTCC)

  • Prof Alistair Milne (Loughborough University)

  • Thorsten Peisl (CEO, RISE Financial Technologies)

  • Peter Randall (CEO, SETL)

  • Ajit Tripathi (PwC)


June 15

The Politically Exposed Persons Regime

  • Mark Turkington (UK head of sanctions, HSBC)

  • Stephen Lock (head of group financial crime prevention, Old Mutual)

  • Dr Richard Alexander (SOAS)

  • Zia Ullah (partner, Eversheds)

  • With support from Eversheds


June 13

Insurance in the sharing economy

  • Cristiano Pizzocheri (co-founder and CEO, SafeShare Insurance)

  • Michael Mainelli (co-founder and director, Z/Yen)

  • Jonathan Howe (PwC)

  • Merilee Karr (CEO, UnderTheDoormat)

  • Ari Kestin (CEO, Nimber)

  • Emma Bate (partner, DAC Beachcroft)


June 7

Consumer protection in the rent-to-own sector

  • Yvonne Fovargue MP

  • Gareth Evans (co-director, Financial Inclusion Centre)

  • Angela Clements (CEO, Fair For You)

  • Vicky McCourt (CEO, Smarterbuys)

  • Christine Allison (Financial Inclusion Centre, CSFI)


June 7

Passporting and Brexit

  • Simon Gleeson (partner, Clifford Chance)

  • Jonathan Herbst (partner and global head of financial services, Norton Rose)

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)


June 1

IFRS 9: help or hindrance?

  • Sue Lloyd (Board member, IASB)

  • Tony Clifford (partner and Global IFRS Financial Instruments Leader, EY)

  • Glen Suarez (chairman, Knight Vinke Asset Management)

  • Eric Tracey (steering group member, FRC Financial Reporting Lab)


June 1

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Liliana Reasor (CEO, Novus Ordo Capital)

  • With support from Dentons


May 25

The IMF's Global Financial Stability Report

  • José Viñals (Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary & Capital Markets Department, IMF)


May 24

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Wes Himes (managing director, Instinctif Partners)

  • Peter Snowdon (partner, Norton Rose Fulbright)


May 16

Sir Howard Davies - a Young Economists' dinner discussion

  • With support from Eversheds

May 16

Where next for social impact investing?

  • Madeleine Thornton (social impact analyst, Big Issue Invest)

  • Daniel Godfrey (non-executive director, Big Issue Invest)

  • Tomas Carruthers (CEO, Social Stock Exchange)

  • Rodney Schwartz (CEO, ClearlySo)


May 11

The Office of Tax Simplifcation's agenda

  • Angela Knight (chair, Office of Tax Simplification)

  • John Whiting (tax director, Office of Tax Simplification)

  • Colin Ben-Nathan (partner, KPMG)

  • Stephen Herring (head of taxation, Institute of Directors)


May 9

Innovation in ETFs

  • Deborah Fuhr (partner and co-founder, ETFGI)

  • Howie Li ( co-head of CANVAS, ETF Securities)

  • Peter Sleep (senior portfolio manager, 7IM)

  • Pierre Khemdoudi (managing director of securities finance, Markit)


May 6

AsiaPac Economic Outlook

  • Roberto Guimaraes (deputy division chief, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF)

  • James Kynge (FT)

  • With support from Nabarro


May 4

Taking stock of PSD 2 implementation

  • Ruth Wandhöfer (global head of regulatory and market strategy, Citi)

  • Jeremy Light (managing director Europe, Africa and Latin America, Accenture Payment Services)

  • Simon Newstead (head of strategic business development, VocaLink)

  • With support from K&L Gates


May 3

Final report of the Archbishop's task group on
responsible savings and credit

  • Sir Hector Sants (chair of the task group)

  • The Ven Antony MacRow-Wood (The Archdeacon of Dorset)

  • Malcolm Brown (director of Mission & Public Affairs's Division, Church of England)

  • Tom Sefton (policy adviser, LifeSavers)

  • David Barclay (senior network co-ordinator, CCCN)

  • Mick McAteer (co-director, Financial Inclusion Centre)

  • Christine Allison (Financial Inclusion Fellow, CSFI)


April 27

The Panama Papers and Global Shell Games

  • Professor Jason Sharman (Griffith University)

  • Geoff Cook (CEO, Jersey Finance)

  • Ray McCann (partner, New Quadrant Partners)


April 26

Innovation in property finance

  • Emma Huepfl (co-founder and head of capital management, Laxfield Capital)

  • John Goodall (CEO, Landbay)

  • Rod Lockhart (senior director in the capital advisory team, LendInvest)

  • Brian Bartaby (CEO, Proplend)


April 25

What are the macro-strategists thinking?

  • George Magnus (UBS)

  • Keith Wade (Schroders)

  • Kevin Gardiner (Rothschild)

  • Neville Hill (Credit Suisse)

  • Diana Choyleva

  • Simon French (Panmure Gordon)

  • Nick Carn (Carn Macro Advisors)

  • With support from Dentons


April 20

The US financial reform agenda

  • Dennis Kelleher (President and CEO, Better Markets)

  • Patrick Jenkins (FT)

  • Rick Watson (head of capital markets, AFME)

  • David Shirreff (author)


March 30

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Neil Darke (CEO, The Lifehouse.Co)

  • Freddy Kelly (founder, Credit Kudos)


March 22

Working Groups: the Single Market and digitisation
in retail finance and non-life insurance


March 22

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Nicolas Veron (senior fellow, Bruegel / Peterson Institute)


March 21

The robo-advice revolution: fact or fiction?

  • Nick Hungerford (director, Nutmeg)

  • Richard Anderson (head of wealth planning and advice, Lloyds Bank)

  • Angelos Gousios (senior analyst, Cerulli Associates)

  • Malcolm Hurlston (founding chair, StepChange)

  • Lucy Frew (partner, Kemp Little)

  • With support from Kemp Little


March 16

Conduct, culture and behavioural science

  • Wijnand Nuijts (‎manager supervision, governance, culture and organizational behavior, DNB)

  • Christopher Forster (technical specialist, Bank of England)

  • Greg Davies (managing director, head of behavioural-quant finance Barclays)

  • Peter Montagnon (associate director, Institute of Business Ethics)

  • Dr. Meloria Meschi (managing director, FTI Consulting)


March 15

A(nother) New Dawn for the Argentine economy?

  • Miguel Braun (Secretary of Trade, Ministry of Production)graham

  • John Hughes (chairman of board of trustees, Canning House)

  • John Carroll (head of international, Santander Corporate and Commercial)

  • Kevin Daley (senior portfolio manager, Aberdeen Asset Management)

  • Andrew Shutter (partner, Cleary Gotlieb)

  • Oren Sussman (Reader in Finance, University of Oxford)


March 14

What we do (and don’t) know about pay in
investment banking and asset management.

  • William Wright (founder and managing director, New Financial)

  • Tom Gosling (partner, PwC)

  • Cliff Weight (director, MM&K)

  • Marian Bloodworth (partner, Kemp Little)

  • With support from Kemp Little


March 10

Sir Paul Tucker - a dinner discussion

  • With support from Ruffer LLP


March 10

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Mike Baliman (London FinTech Podcast)

  • Tom Foster-Carter (co-founder, Curve)

  • With support from Dentons


March 7

Pre-Budget pensions briefing

  • Tim Jones (formerly NEST)

  • Daniela Silcock (head of policy research, Pensions Policy Institute)

  • Michael Johnson (research fellow, Centre for Policy Studies)

  • Gemma Tetlow (programme director, pensions, saving and public finances, IFS)

  • Jane Fuller (Pensions Fellow, CSFI)


March 2

Prospects for the Indian economy

  • Madhur Jha (executive director and deputy CEO, senior global economist, Standard Chartered)

  • Dr. Anand Kumar (Union Bank of India) 

  • David Cornell (chief investment officer, Ocean Dial)

  • Dr Pallavi Roy (SOAS)

  • Sanjeev Dhuna (partner, Allen & Overy)

  • With support from Allen & Overy


February 16

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • David Reed (partner and head of financial services, Kreab)

  • With support from the British Bankers' Association


February 10

Prospects for the Russian economy

  • Peter Tabak (lead economist for Russia, Croatia and Serbia, EBRD)

  • Yves Lemay (head of sovereign risk group, EMEA. Moody’s)

  • Masha Gordon (tenured investor and non-executive board member, Pushkin House)

  • Alex Metherell (head of metals & mining, chemicals & fertilisers, VTB Capital)

  • Simon FT Cox (partner, Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • With support from Norton Rose Fulbright


February 9

Talent in Insurance: does the industry have a graduate problem?

  • Margaret Doyle (partner and head of Financial Services Insights team, Deloitte) 

  • Marcelle Foxcroft (head of resourcing, AXA)

  • Tara Hutton (head of talent, learning and development, Zurich UK)

  • Anna Wright (talent programme manager, Lloyd's)

  • With support from Deloitte


February 2

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville

  • Dave Birch (global ambassador, Consult Hyperion)

  •  With support from Dentons


January 28

Brexit in Brussels

  • Kay Swinburne MEP

  • Jeremy Browne (special representative, City of London Corporation)

  • Roger Bootle (managing director, Capital Economics)

  • Doug Shaw (chief operating officer, Roxbury Asset Management)

  • Stanislas Yassukovich

  • In partnership with CEPS


January 25

Countering illicit financial flows

  • Tom Keatinge (director of the Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies, RUSI)

  • Commander Chris Greany (City of London Police)

  • Donald Toon (director, Economic Crime Command, National Crime Agency)

  • Stephen Lock (head of group financial crime prevention, Old Mutual)

  • Geoff Cook (CEO, Jersey Finance)

  • Zia Ullah (partner, Eversheds)

  • With support from Eversheds


January 20

Digital banking: what innovation?

  • Hakim Mendjeli (independent consultant)

  • Tom Blomfield (CEO, Mondo Bank)

  • Ankit Chhajer (digital lead for customer experience and sales innovation, RBS)

  • Tim France-Massey (director of digitisation, Wipro Digital)

  • Chris Hill (partner, Kemp Little)

  • With support from Kemp Little


January 12

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Alexandria Carr (Of Counsel, Mayer Brown)

  • With support from the British Bankers' Association