June 13

Brussels for Breakfast 151

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Fiona Wright (Brunswick)

  • Michael Sholem (Cadwalader)

June 12

What next for the Libor lending benchmark?

  • Phillip Stafford (Financial Times)

  • David Clark (EVIA)

  • Rick Sandilands (ISDA)

  • Jennifer Tsim (Oliver Wyman)

  • Vivek Agarwal (Wipro)

  • Patrick Donegan (CMS)

June 11

TARGET2 Imbalances

  • Jens Eisenschmidt (European Central Bank)

  • Tim Congdon (Institute of International Monetary Research)

  • Juan Castaneda (Institute of International Monetary Research)

  • Paul De Grauwe (LSE)

  • Fabio Balboni (HSBC)

June 11

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast 18

  • Ben Caldecott (University of Oxford)

  • Veronica Poole (Deloitte)

  • Fong Yee Chan (FTSE Russell)

May 29

A tour d’horizon of the Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) market-place

  • Byron Lake (JPMorgan)

  • Deborah Fuhr (ETFGI)

  • Christopher Gannatti (WisdomTree)

  • Helen Thomas (BlondeMoney)

May 21

FinTech for Breakfast 41

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Rachel Bentley (KPMG)

  • Antony Welfare (Luxoft)

May 16

New methods at the Old Lady: Inside the Bank’s Advanced Analytics Division

  • Paul Robinson (Bank of England)

  • Marcus Buckmann (Bank of England)

  • Nick Bouch (PwC)

  • George Buckley (Nomura)

  • Kevin Gardiner (Rothschild & Co)

May 15

Dentons Horizon Scan: Geopolitics

  • David Goodhart (Policy Exchange)

  • Dr Karin von Hippel (RUSI)

  • Alexander Chartres (Ruffer)

  • Gerard Lyons (Netwealth)

May 14

Brussels for Breakfast 150

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Peter Snowdon (Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • Rachel Kent (Hogan Lovells)

May 13

Busting Myths of the Green Economy

  • Lee Clements (FTSE Russell)

  • Megan Clay (ClientEarth)

  • Isabella Hervey-Bathurst (Schroders)

  • Jennifer Thompson (Financial Times)

May 9

Managing the Brexit Risk in an IT World

  • Gill Williams (PwC)

  • Rob Grey (PwC)

  • John Rivers (Wipro)

May 8

Cyber Insurance

  • Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen)

  • Eva Berg-Winters (Bewica)

  • Pádraig Belton (Journal of Terrorism and Cyber Insurance)

May 7

Babbling on about Blockchain

  • Igor Pejic (Author of Blockchain Babel)

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Lex Sokolin (Autonomous Research)

  • Kathleen Tyson (Granularity)

May 1

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast 17

  • Ben Caldecott (University of Oxford)

  • Chris Huhne (ET Index)

  • Catherine Howarth (ShareAction)

  • Paul Sheridan (CMS)

April 25

A CSFI Young Economists’ Dinner with Lord Turner (Institute for New Economic Thinking)

  • Lord Turner (Institute for New Economic Thinking)

April 25

The Legal Concept of Money book launch

  • Simon Gleeson (Clifford Chance)

  • Charles Goodhart (LSE)

  • Roger Bootle (Capital Economics)

  • Dave Birch (Consult Hyperion)

April 24

FinTech for Breakfast 40

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Winston Yong (IBM)

  • Dom Hallas (Coalition for a Digital Economy)

April 16

Making the Audit Market Work: the case for liberalising ownership

  • Paul Boyle

  • Jonathan Atack

  • Anthony Carey (Mazars)

  • Natasha Landell-Mills (Sarasin & Partners)

April 09

Brussels for Breakfast 149

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Sabine Dittrich (UBS)

  • Simona Amati (Kreab)

March 27

Finance 2025: Retail Banking

  • John Hitchins

  • Tom Blomfield (Monzo)

  • Mike Trippitt (Michael Joseph Consulting)

  • Jason Maude (Starling Bank)

  • Bridget Roswell (Atom Bank)

March 26

The Big Exchange

  • Nigel Kershaw (The Big Exchange)

  • Jill Jackson (The Big Exchange)

  • Peter Morris (Social and Sustainable Capital)

  • George Graham (pension fund trustee)

March 25

A CSFI Young Economists’ Dinner with Hermann Hauser

  • Hermann Hauser

March 25

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast 16

  • Ben Caldecott (University of Oxford)

  • Eugenia Unanyants-Jackson (Allianz)

  • Brian Scott-Quinn (ICMA)

March 19

FinTech for Breakfast 39

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Paul Henninger (FTI Consulting)

  • Julian Skan (Accenture)

March 12

Brussels for Breakfast 148

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Andrew Henderson (Eversheds)

  • Denis MacShane (Avisa)

February 28

Professor Les Mayhew’s report launch on housing and finance for an ageing society

  • Les Mayhew (Cass Business School)

  • David Sinclair (ILC)

  • Sue Hayes (Aldermore)

  • Jeremy Porteus (Housing LIN)

  • Rachel Docking (Ageing Better)

February 19

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast 15

  • Ben Caldecott (University of Oxford)

  • James McManus (Nutmeg)

  • Sophie Robinson-Tillett (Responsible Investor)

February 18

A breakfast discussion with Karel Lannoo

  • Karel Lannoo (CEPS)

February 14

John Kingman and the Future of the FRC

  • Sir John Kingman (Legal & General)

  • Leon Kamhi (Hermes)

  • Sue Noffke (Schroders)

  • Jane Fuller (CSFI)

February 13

Access to Cash

  • Natalie Ceeney (Access to Cash Review)

  • Sir Mark Boleat (LINK)

  • John Howells (LINK)

  • Mick McAteer (The Financial Inclusion Centre)

  • Phil Hall (AAT)

February 13

FinTech for Breakfast 38

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Dylan Bourguignon (So-Sure)

  • Louise Beaumont (techUK)

February 12

Brussels for Breakfast 147

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Monica Sah (Clifford Chance)

  • Brian Polk (PwC)

February 07

Dentons Horizon Scan - AI

  • Birgitte Andersen (Big Innovation Centre)

  • Søren Mortensen (IBM)

  • Aric Whitewood (WilmotML)

  • Emanuela Vartolomei (All Street)

  • Rob McCargow (PwC)

January 28

Central Banking Independence

  • John Plender (Financial Times)

  • Philip Middleton (OMFIF)

  • Lord Skidelsky (University of Warwick)

  • Max Rangeley (The Cobden Centre)

January 23

A CSFI Young Economists’ Dinner with Bob Wigley

  • Bob Wigley (UK Finance)

January 23

FinTech for Breakfast 37

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Jeff Lynn (Seedrs)

January 22

Investment in Africa: The reality behind the headlines. A Dentons Horizon Brief

  • Nicholas Westcott (Royal African Society)

  • Ben Shepherd (Chatham House)

  • Razia Khan (Standard Chartered)

  • Rupert Boyd (Africa Alpha Investment Partners)

  • Joel Kibazo (JK Associates)

  • With support from Dentons

January 15

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (14)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Jessica Fries (A4S)

  • Paul Sheridan (CMS)

  • With support from CMS

January 10

Brussels for Breakfast (146)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Conor Foley (Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • With support from CISI

December 12

FinTech for Breakfast (36)

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Pete Rob Churcher (PwC)

  • With support from Dentons

December 11

Finance 2025: Future of Savings

  • Jeff Lynn (Seedrs)

  • Adam French (Scalable Capital)

  • Romina Savova (Pension Bee)

  • With support from the London Institute of Banking & Finance

December 10

Jesse Norman MP - a Young Economists' dinner discussion

  • With support from Ruffer

December 6

Asset Management and Systemic Stability

  • Paul Schott Stevens (ICI Global)

  • Peter Andrews (Oxera)

  • Philip Warland (Kreab)

December 6

Big Data in Insurance

  • Dave Birch

  • Jo Ann Barefoot

  • Matt Cullen (ABI)

December 4

A dinner discussion with Katherine Braddick (HM Treasury)

  • With support from Allen & Overy

November 29

The Asia-Pacific Economic Outlook

  • Tahsin Saadi Sedik (IMF)

  • Jinny Yan (ICBC Standard)

  • Russell Jones (Llewellyn Consulting)

November 27

Brussels for Breakfast (146)

  • Graham Bishop

  • Hans Hack (FTI Consulting)

  • With support from CISI

November 26

Britain and the Belt and Road Initiative

  • Sir Douglas Flint

  • Linda Yueh (China Growth Centre, University of Oxford)

  • Daniel Widdicombe (China Construction Bank)

  • Rudi Lang (Mazars)

  • With support from Mazars

November 22

Blockchain in Insurance

  • Richard Phipps (Swiss Re)

  • Mike Hope (IBM)

  • John Salmon (Hogan Lovells)

  • With support from Swiss Re

November 20

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (13)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Alice Garforth (Client Earth)

  • Paul Lee

  • With support from Burges Salmon


November 15

Finance 2025: Future of Payments

  • Ruth Wandhöfer

  • Sandra Alzetta (Koine)

  • David Everett (Tibado)

  • With support from the London Institute of Banking & Finance


November 14

FinTech for Breakfast (35)

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Pete Stephens (DrumG)

  • With support from Dentons


November 13

A Young Economists Dinner with Rachel Reeves MP

  • With support from Accenture


November 7

CSFI Advisory Council

  • John Plender (FT)


November 5

The FCA proposals for peer-to-peer lending: crackdown or coming of age?

  • Paul Smee (P2PFA)

  • John Battersby (Ratesetter)

  • Andy Davis (Prospect)


October 22

Bank auditors and bank supervision

  • Hannah Scobie (EEFC)

  • Aytekin Ertan (LBS)

  • Emmanuel de George (LBS)

  • John Hitchins (Aldermore)

  • Andrew Meek (FRC)


October 17

FinTech for Breakfast (34)

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Suchitra Nair (Deloitte)

  • Martin Walker (Broadridge)

  • With support from Dentons


October 16

A dinner discussion with Lord Macpherson (C. Hoare & Co.)

  • With support from Ruffer


October 16

Brussels for Breakfast (145)

  • Graham Bishop

  • John Rega (MLEX)

  • With support from CISI


October 15

Are chief executives overpaid?

  • Deborah Hargreaves (author)

  • Cliff Weight (MM&K)

  • Catherine Howarth (ShareAction)


October 10

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (12)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Raj Thamotheram (Preventable Surprises)

  • Marte Borhaug (Aviva)


October 8

Improving Conduct in Financial Markets

  • Gerry Harvey (FMSB)

  • Wendy Jephson (Nasdaq)

  • Peter Snowdon (Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • With support from Norton Rose Fulbright


October 4

Finance for All

  • Keyur Patel (CSFI)

  • Deborah Drake (Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion)

  • Philip Brown (Citi)

  • Simon Long (The Economist)


September 27

Valuing Pension Liabilities

  • Denis Leech (Warwick University)

  • Jon Spain

  • John Ralfe

  • Norma Cohen


September 25

A blueprint for company risk management

  • Hanif Barma (Board Alchemy)

  • Chris Burt (Halex)

  • Brandon Davies (Responsible Finance Institute)

  • Victoria Younghusband (CRS)


September 19

Future of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme

  • Marsh Bailey (FSCS)

  • Mark Neale (FSCS)

  • Antony Elliott (Fairbanking Foundation)

  • Jane Fuller (CSFI)


September 12

FinTech for Breakfast (33)

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Diana Biggs (HSBC)

  • Louise Beaumont (techUK)

  • With support from Dentons


September 11

Brussels for Breakfast (144)

  • Graham Bishop

  • Angus Canvin (UK Finance)

  • Mark Foster (Kreab)


July 18

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (11)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Meryam Omi (LGIM)

  • Jakob Thomä (2 Degree Investing)


July 17

An introduction to litigation funding

  • Susan Dunn (Harbour LF)

  • Elena Rey-Sabinina (Brown Rudnick)

  • Rachael Mulheron (QMUL)

  • With support from Brown Rudnick


July 12

'Fake' Brexit? A lunchtime round-table discussion with Nicolas Véron (Bruegel)


July 11

Populism and Economics

  • Charles Dumas (TS Lombard)

  • David Goodhart (Policy Exchange)


July 11

FinTech for Breakfast (32)

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Rachel Bentley (KPMG)

  • Tim Jones (Tibado)

  • With support from Dentons


July 10

Italy, the euro and Europe

  • Paola Subacchi (Chatham House)

  • Michele Napolitano (Fitch)

  • Hetal Mehta (LGIM)

  • Tony Barber (FT)

  • Alessandro Merli (John Hopkins University)


July 10

Brussels for Breakfast (142)

  • Graham Bishop

  • Fiona Wright (Brunswick)

  • With support from PwC


July 5

The bank that lived a little

  • Philip Augar (Author)

  • David Lascelles (CSFI)


July 4

From Pillars to Pariahs

  • Ian Peacock (Author)

  • Pete Hahn (London Institute of Banking & Finance)


June 28

FinTech for Financial Inclusion

  • Simon Long (Economist)

  • Matthew Saal (IFC)

  • Kelly Bewers (Accenture Development Partnerships)


June 27

Machine Learning/artificial intelligence in credit risk analysis and AML

  • Brad Carr (IIF)

  • Srini Sundaram (Aire)

  • Peter Snowdon (Norton Rose Fulbright)


June 20

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (10)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Karthik Iyer (Climate Bonds)

  • Katie Stafford (Schroders)


June 12

Culture vs. Compliance: good practice in financial firms

  • Sue Lewis (FS Consumer Panel)

  • Mikael Down (Banking Standards Board)

  • Peter Montagnon (IBE)


June 7

Regulating Sustainable Finance

  • Jennifer Choi (ICI Global)

  • Iain Richards (Columbia Threadneedle)

  • Patrick Arber (Aviva)

  • Martin Parkes (BlackRock)


June 7

FCA Innovate: What next for Project Innovate? 

  • Anna Wallace (FCA)

  • Peter Randall (SETL)

  • Andy Davis (Prospect)


June 7

Brussels for Breakfast (141)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Lucy McNulty (Financial News)


June 6

Free trade for financial services? A lunchtime round-table discussion with Kay Swinburne MEP.


June 6

FinTech for Breakfast (31)

  • Caroline Hyde (Bloomberg)

  • Chantal Constable (CGI)

  • Liliana Reasor (SupraFin)

  • With support from Dentons


June 4

Life after Basel III: where next for prudential regulation?

  • Tom Huertas (EY)

  • Barnabas Reynolds (Shearman & Sterling)

  • Patrick Jenkins (FT)


May 31

The future of peer-to-peer lending

  • Giles Andrews (Zopa)

  • Sarah Walker (KPMG)

  • Daniel Lanyon (AltFi)


May 23

Offshore RegTech: The Jersey Sandbox

  • Dave Birch

  • Tony Moretta (Digital Jersey)

  • Amy Bryant (Jersey Finance)

  • Breige Tinnelly (AQMetrics)


May 21

An End to QE?

  • George Buckley (Nomura)

  • Jamie Dannhauser (Ruffer)

  • Charles Dumas (TS Lombard)

  • Kevin Gardiner (Rothschild)

  • Lena Komileva (G+ Economics)

  • Philip Booth (St. Mary's University)

  • Tim Congdon (Institute of International Monetary Research)

  • Trevor Williams

  • With support from CMS


May 16

8.30-10.00am

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (9)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Catherine Howarth (ShareAction)


May 10

8.30-10.00am

Brussels for Breakfast (140)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Conor Foley (Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • Catherine McBride (IEA)

  • With support from PwC


May 9

8.30-10.00am

FinTech for Breakfast (30)

  • Dave Birch

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • With support from Dentons


May 8

6.30pm

Charles Roxburgh - a Young Economists' dinner discussion

  • With support from Ruffer LLP


May 1

7pm

A dinner discussion with the Rt. Hon. Nicky Morgan MP

  • With support from Ruffer LLP


May 1

An end to opaque fees?

  • Chris Sier (IDWG)

  • Jeff Houston (Local Government Association)

  • Will Goodhart (CFA UK)

  • Norma Cohen (QMUL)


April 30

The future of audit: break up or shape up?

  • Natasha Landell-Mills (Sarasin & Partners)

  • Jim Peterson (author)

  • Michael Lafferty (Lafferty Group)

  • Mark Babington (FRC)

  • Paul Boyle


April 25

MiFID II: Where are we now?

  • Alexander McDonald (EVIA)

  • Steve Kelly (Euro IRP)

  • Gabriel Callsen (ICMA)

  • Michael Sholem (Davis Polk)


April 19

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (8)

  • Ben Caldecott (Smith School, Oxford)

  • Mike Wardle (Z/Yen)

  • Matt Prescott (Environmental Ratings Agency)


April 18

FinTech for Breakfast (29)

  • Rob Churcher (PwC)

  • Jemima Kelly (FT Alphaville)

  • Romi Savova (PensionBee)

  • Sam Everington (Starling Bank)


April 12

Can cyber insurance keep pace with the evolution of cyber risk?

  • Matt Ford (Accenture)

  • Shannon Fort (Aon)

  • Sarah Turpin (K&L Gates)

  • Joseph Ahern (ABI)


April 10

Brussels for Breakfast (140)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Simona Amati (Kreab)


April 5

Should pension funds be lending direct to borrowers?

  • Floris Hovingh (Deloitte)

  • Nick Smith (AIMA)

  • Gregg Disdale (Willis Towers Watson)


March 21

FinTech for Breakfast (28)

  • Angus Young (CSFI)

  • Dylan Bourguignon (So Sure)

  • Peter Cunnane (Innovate Finance)

  • Daniel Gusev (Gauss Ventures)


March 14

Supervisory convergence and investment management

  • Patrice Berge-Vincent (ICI Global)

  • Sabine Dittrich (UBS)

  • Imogen Garner (Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • Alex Ollier (Columbia Threadneedle)


March 14

PRIIPs: providing Key Information to investors

  • John Kay

  • Chris Cummings (Investment Association)

  • Angela Roberts (Financial Services Consumer Panel)


March 13

Brussels for Breakfast (139)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Bob Penn (Cleary Gottlieb)


March 8

Sustainable Finance for Breakfast (7)

  • Ben Caldecott (Oxford Smith School)

  • Sean Kidney (Climate Bonds Initiative)

  • Sophie Robinson-Tillet (Responsible Investor)


March 6

 

CSFI City Debate: This house believes that FinTech will save the City

  • Antony Jenkins (10x)

  • Nikhil Rathi (London Stock Exchange)

  • Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen)

  • Ruth Wandhöfer (Citi)


March 5

Financial Inclusion in the USA and UK: A working group discussion on comparative approaches.


February 28

Does the UK need new local banks?

  • Tony Greenham (RSA)

  • Sam Ghann (Greater London Mutual)

  • Jamie Audsley (ShareAction)

  • Christine Allison (CSFI)


February 22

CSFI Young Economists Dinner

  • Gertjan Vlieghe (Bank of England)

  • With support from Ruffer LLP


February 22

Another breakfast with Robert Aliber

  • Robert Aliber (University of Chicago)

  • Jonathan Wilmot (WilmotML)

  • Jamie Dannhauser (Ruffer)


February 21

Brussels for Breakfast (138)

  • Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com)

  • Mark Simpson (Baker McKenzie)


February 20

FinTech for Breakfast (27)

  • Kadhim Shubber (FT Alphaville)

  • Michael Wainwright (Dentons)

  • Rob Churcher (PwC)

  • With  support from Dentons


February 1

Russian capital markets

  • Ekaterina Trofimova (ACRA)

  • Liam Halligan (Telegraph)

  • Viktor Szabó (Aberdeen Standard)


January 29

"The Dependency Trap." Launch of the latest CSFI report

  • Les Mayhew (Cass Business School)

  • Jules Constantinou (Gen Re)

  • Anna Dixon (Ageing Better)

  • Lesley-Ann Morgan (Schroders)

  • Andrew Scott (London Business School)

  • With support from Schroders


January 29

Conduct in wholesale markets

  • Kweku Adoboli

  • Gerry Harvey (FMSB)

  • Stefan Stern (High Pay Centre)

  • Simon Webley (IBE)


January 23

The City after 'Brexit'

  • Nicolas Véron (Bruegel)

  • George Zavvos


January 22

The future of cash and ATMs in the UK

  • Sir Mark Boleat (Link)

  • Michael Salmony (equensWorldline)

  • Anne Lewis (Vaultex)


January 17

FinTech for Breakfast (26)

  • Kadhim Shubber (FT Alphaville)

  • Tim Jones (Tibado)

  • Naeem Aslam (ThinkMarkets)


January 10

The blockchain in practice

  • Martin Walker (Broadridge)

  • Keith Pritchard (Base60)

  • Haydn Jones (Blockchain Hub)

  • William Garner (CRS)

  • With support from CRS


January 9

Brussels for Breakfast (137)

  • Graham Bishop

  • John Rega (MLex)