December 19

Defined ambition: Is it time for collective defined contribution schemes in the UK?

  • David Pitt-Watson

  • Chris Curry (PPI)

  • Kevin Wesbroom (Aon)


December 13

Brussels for Breakfast (136)

  • Graham Bishop

  • Hans Hack (FTI Consulting)


December 7

6 days in September

  • William Keegan (Observer)

  • David Marsh (OMFIF)

  • Richard Roberts (KCL)


December 7

FinTech for Breakfast (25)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Louise Beaumont (Open Banking Working Group)

  • Matthew Gardiner (Catch London)

  • With support from Dentons


December 6

Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Market Based Progress?

  • Lee Buchheit (Cleary Gottlieb)

  • Deborah Zandstra (Clifford Chance)

  • Mark Stumpf (Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer)

  • Michael Waibel (University of Cambridge)

  • Benu Schneider


November 30

Diary of the Euro crisis in Cyprus

  • Panicos Demetriades (University of Leicester)

  • David W. Green

  • Megan Greene (Manulife)

  • Olli Rehn (Bank of Finland)


November 28

The Reputation Game

  • David Waller (FTI Consulting)

  • Rupert Younger (Oxford)

  • Anthony Fitzsimmons (Reputability)

  • Peter Montagnon (Institute of Business Ethics)


November 22

CSFI Young Economists Dinner

  • John Godfrey (L&G)

  • With support from Farrer & Co


November 22

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (6)

  • Ben Caldecott (Oxford Smith School)

  • Adam Matthews (CoE)

  • Ed Wells (HSBC)


November 21

Rethinking capitalism: A round-table discussion on egalitarian/stakeholder capitalism

  • Phillip Ullman (Cordant)

  • Gavin Oldham (Share Centre)

  • Duncan Weldon (Resolution Group)

  • Malcolm Harlston (ESOP Centre)


November 21

Brussels for Breakfast (135)

  • Graham Bishop

  • David Thomas


November 14

UK/EU market access post ‘Brexit’

  • Rachel Kent (Hogan Lovells)

  • Barnabas Reynolds (Shearman & Sterling)

  • Ronnie Kent (UK Finance)


November 14

FinTech for Breakfast (24)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Jeff Lynn (Seedrs)

  • Lewis Ide (SWIFT)

  • With support from Dentons


November 13

Unlocking the potential of AI in banking

  • Antony Jenkins (10x)

  • Gaël de Boissard

  • David Robson (IBM)


November 8

CSFI Young Economists Dinner

  • David Goodhart (Policy Exchange)

  • With support from Ruffer LLP


November 8

The New Silk Road: The Kazakh experience

  • Alexander Van de Putte (IE Business School)

  • Dr. Kairat Kelimbetov (Astana International Financial Centre)

  • Nurlan Kussainov (AIFC) 

  • Daniel Widdicombe (China Construction Bank)


October 24

"A Level Playing Field for Investment Research?" Launch of the latest CSFI report

  • Jane Fuller (CSFI)

  • Philip Augur

  • Chris Deavin (Euro IRP)

  • Jonathan Ford (FT)

  • With support from Euro IRP


October 23

"Clean Brexit: Why leaving the EU still makes sense." 

  • Liam Halligan (Telegraph)

  • Gerard Lyons


October 18

A breakfast with Robert Aliber

  • Robert Aliber (University of Chicago)


October 17

Brussels for Breakfast (134)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Michael Sholem (Davis Polk)


October 16

The Internet and Financial Services - 20 years on

  • Charlotte Crosswell (Innovate Finance)

  • Tim Jones (Tibado)

  • With support from the Corporation of London


October 12

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (5)

  • Ben Caldecott (Oxford Smith School)

  • Chris Huhne (ET Index)


October 3

CSFI Young Economists Dinner

  • Sir Jon Cunliffe

  • With support from DLA Piper


October 3

RegTech in Financial Markets

  • Oliver Burrows (Bank of England)

  • Mark Whitcroft (Illuminate Financial)

  • Jane Jee (Kompli-Global)


October 3

FinTech for Breakfast (23)

  • Kadhim Shubber (FT Alphaville)

  • Chris O'Driscoll (PA Consulting)

  • With support from Dentons


September 27

CSFI Advisory Council

  • Chair: John Plender (FT)


September 21

Will the Pensions Dashboard change how we save for retirement?

  • Margaret Snowdon (PASA)

  • Michael Klimes (Professional Pensions)

  • Mike Teall (PA Consulting)

  • James Ward (Aviva)


September 19

Is the BRRD working?

  • Lorenzo Codogno (LSE)

  • Simon Samuels (Veritum Partners)

  • Amélie Labbé Thompson (IFLR)


September 19

Brussels for Breakfast (133)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Brian Polk (PwC)

  • With support from PwC


September 14

Will robots really take our jobs? AI and the future economy

  • Birgitte Andersen (Big Innovation Centre)

  • Calum Chace

  • Kenneth Cukier (The Economist)

  • John Hawksworth (PwC)

  • Charles Radclyffe (Deutsche Bank Labs)


September 12

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (4)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Dawn Turner (Brunel Pension Partnership)

  • With support from Deloitte


September 6

FinTech for Breakfast (22)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • David Galbraith (Anthemis)

  • With support from Dentons


July 18

A lunchtime discussion with Benjamin Angel (European Commission)

  • Benjamin Angel (Director of treasury and financial operations, European Commission)


July 17

Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History

  • Stephen King (HSBC)

  • Martin Sandbu (FT)

  • Geoff Tily (TUC)


July 14

Brussels for Breakfast (132)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Conor Foley (Norton Rose Fulbright)


July 13

“Money in the Great Recession: Did a crash in money growth cause the global slump?”  

  • Tim Congdon (Institute of International Money Research)

  • Lord Skidelsky (University of Warwick)

  • Philip Booth (St. Mary’s University).


July 13

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (3)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Meryam Omi (LGIM)

  • Michael Wilkins (S&P Global)


July 12

European financial regulation and ‘Brexit’

  • Nicolas Véron (Bruegel/Peterson Institute)

  • David Schraa (IIF)

  • Brian Polk (PwC)


July 12

FinTech for Breakfast (21)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Shaun Port (Nutmeg)

  • With support from Dentons


June 26

Can China’s reforms keep pace with its mounting debt pile?

  • Michael Taylor (Moody’s Investors Service)

  • Daniel Widdicombe (China Construction Bank)

  • Miranda Carr (Haitong Securities UK)


June 21

Resolving SME complaints: Time for a streamlined process?

  • Sir Adam Ridley (Equitas)

  • Jeffrey Golden (P.R.I.M.E.)

  • Richard Samuel

  • Mike Conroy (BBA)


June 20

“Brexit” and Asset Management 

  • Dan Waters (ICI Global)

  • Tim Stumpff (Principal Global Investors)

  • Janice Olyarchuk (Comgest)

  • Madison Marriage (FT)

  • Angus Canvin


June 20

An update on the Equity Release market

  • Nigel Waterson (Equity Release Council)

  • June Deasy (CML)

  • Steve Ellis (L&G)


June 20

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (2)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Mark Fawcett (NEST)

  • Jessica Ground (Schroders)


June 19

“Formal” digital cash: The currencies of the future?  

  • Dave Birch (Consult Hyperion)

  • Ben Dyson (Bank of England)

  • Hugh Halford-Thompson (BTL Group)

  • Tim Jones (Tibado)


June 14

Brexit: Where are we now?

  • Anthony Belchambers (FSNF)

  • Angus Canvin

  • Matthew Holehouse (MLex)

  • Michael Sholem (Davis Polk)


June 13

Brussels for Breakfast (131)

  • Graham Bishop

  • Peter Snowdon (Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


June 12

IMF AsiaPac Outlook

  • Ranil Salgado (IMF)

  • Charles Dumas (TS Lombard)

  • Adam Wolfe (Macro Research Board)


June 7

FinTech for Breakfast (20)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville

  • Octavio Marenzi (Opimas)

  • With support from Dentons


June 6

A dinner discussion with Moya Greene

  • With support from Deloitte


June 6

Can employees have confidence in the current whistleblowing regime?

  • Carol Sergeant (PCAW)

  • Alexandra Carn (Edwin Coe)

  • Rebecca Aston (CISI)

  • Neil Chandler (Endinel)


May 31

A Local Authority Credit Bubble?

  • John Plender (Financial Times)

  • Andrew Burns (CIPFA)

  • Christophe Parisot (Fitch Ratings) 


May 30

CSFI Young Economists' Dinner

  • Diane Coyle (University of Manchester)

  • With support from Ruffer LLP


May 17

The InsurTech landscape

  • Dietmar Kottman (Oliver Wyman)

  • Nikolai Dördrechter (Policen Direkt Group)

  • Volker Büttner (Generali)

  • Matthew Churchill (Hiscox)

  • Carlos Eduardo Espinal (Seedcamp)


May 9

Reaching the underserved: the power of mobile money

  • Gunnar Camner (GSMA)

  • Harbir Singh Nat (IFC)

  • Paul Makin (Consult Hyperion)


May 9

Brussels for Breakfast (130)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Denis MacShane (Avisa Partners)

  • Bob Penn (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


May 8

From Peer to Here: launch of the CSFI's new report on alternative finance

  • Andy Davis

  • Paul Murphy (FT Alphaville)

  • Sam Robinson (CMS)

  • With support from CMS


May 4

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (1)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Catherine Howarth (ShareAction)


May 3

Using “Big Data” in insurance

  • Markus Christen (UZH)

  • Andreas Spiegel (Swiss Re)

  • Paul Henninger (FTI Consulting)

  • Rich Folsom (Kemp Little)


May 3

FinTech for Breakfast (19)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Gavin Littlejohn (FDATA & OBIE)

  • Richard Wazacz (Octopus Labs)


April 27

The General Data Protection Regulation: One year left.

  • Mike Turner (Capgemini)

  • Paula Barrett (Eversheds Sutherland)

  • Paul Henninger (FTI Consulting)


April 27

The Unbanking of America

  • Lisa Servon (UPenn)

  • Chris Pond (Financial Inclusion Commission) 

  • Christine Allison (CSFI)


April 26

Life after PSD2: preparing for the new world of payments.

  • Michael Aragona (Mizuho)

  • Ruth Wandhöfer (Citi)

  • Richard Koch (UK Cards Association)

  • Nick Middleton (TSB)

  • Bharat Bhushan (IBM)


April 25

Auto-enrolment – an unqualified success?

  • Baroness Altmann

  • Michael Johnson (Centre for Policy Studies)

  • Malcolm Small (Retirement Income Alliance)

  • Chris Curry (Pensions Policy Institute)


April 20

The Global Financial Centres Index–21

  • Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen)

  • Bepi Pezzulli (Select Milano)

  • Denis Curran (IDA Ireland)


April 11

Brussels for Breakfast (129)

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Mark Foster (Kreab)

  • Patrik Karlsson (ICMA)


April 4

FinTech for Breakfast (18)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Emanuela Vartolomei (All Street)

  • Winston Yong (IBM)


March 29

The PLSA's DB task force second report: Time to consolidate?

  • Ashok Gupta (PLSA)

  • David Fairs (KPMG)

  • Alan Pickering (BESTrustees)

  • Tim Sharp (TUC)


March 27

CSFI Young Economists' Dinner

  • Lord Blackwell (Lloyds Banking Group)


March 23

The Trump Administration and financial regulation

  • Douglas Elliott (Oliver Wyman)

  • Tom Huertas (EY)

  • Simon Gleeson (Clifford Chance)


March 21

New business models in insurance

  • Dylan Bourguignon (So-Sure)

  • Lindsay Nieman (XL Catlin)

  • Andrew Rear (Munich Re) 

  • Chris Sandilands (Oxbow Partners)


March 14

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Clara Durodié (Cognitive Finance)

  • Thomas Soede (BiBox)

  • With support from Dentons


March 9

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Michael Vercnocke (City of London)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


March 6

“A major bank will fail…” A round-table discussion on current cyber security issues

  • Brian Lord (PGI)

  • William McLeod-Scott (Regester Larkin by Deloitte)

  • Lawson Caisley (Allen & Overy)

  • With support from Allen & Overy


March 2

25 years since Cadbury: the future of corporate governance in the UK

  • Lord Myners

  • Sir Win Bischoff (Financial Reporting Council)

  • Paul Lee (Aberdeen Asset Management)

  • Anthony Carey (Mazars)

  • With support from Mazars


March 2

Regulating FinTech: global approaches

  • Robard Williams (Moody's)

  • Rodger Oates (TCS)

  • Suchitra Nair (Deloitte)


February 23

Reputation Risk: time for a rethink?

  • Anthony Fitzsimmons (Reputability)

  • Stephen Haddrill (Financial Reporting Council)

  • Colin Melvin (Social Stock Exchange)

  • Philip Gawith (Teneo Blue Rubicon)

  • John Thirlwell (Institute of Operational Risk)


February 16

"Smart beta" and innovation in ETFs

  • Deborah Fuhr (ETFGI)

  • Howie Li (ETF Securities)

  • Muhammed Masood (iShares)

  • Ben Seager-Scott (Tilney)

  • Professor Stephen Thomas (Cass)


February 14

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Mark Hoban (Flood Re)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


February 8

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Kadhim Shubber (FT Alphaville)

  • Giles Andrews (Zopa)

  • With support from Dentons


February 1

Brussels – the next two years

  • Malcolm Levitt

  • David Reed (Kreab)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Kat Derschewsky (Instinctif Partners)


January 24

Reaching the poor

  • Sir Hector Sants (Oliver Wyman & StepChange)

  • Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles (HSBC & Financial Inclusion Commission)

  • Mick McAteer (Financial Inclusion Centre)

  • Christine Allison (CSFI)


January 24

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Fiona Wright (Brunswick)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


January 19

Solvency II: Time for a re-think?

  • Hugh Savill (Association of British Insurers)

  • Anthony Hilton (Evening Standard)

  • David Rule (Bank of England)

  • Ralph Lovesy (Kemp Little LLP)

  • With support from Kemp Little LLP


January 18

The new Senior Managers Regimes in practice

  • Peter Bibby (Brown Rudnick LLP)

  • David Biggin (PA Consulting)

  • Alexandra Carn (Edwin Coe LLP)

  • Francis Kean (Willis)

  • In association with the London Institute of Banking & Finance


January 17

A dinner discussion with Paul Schott Stevens

  • With support from Dentons LLP


January 12

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Tim Jones (Tibado)

  • With support from Dentons LLP


January 9

A dinner discussion with Douglas Flint

  • With support from Eversheds LLP