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


December 13

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Andrew Graham (IBM)

  • Karan Shanmugarajah (WealthKernel)

  • With support from Dentons


December 12

Climate risk, “stranded” assets and the responsibilities of asset owners

  • John Hewson (AODP)

  • Sharan Burrow (ITUC)

  • Tom Burke (3EG)

  • Lois Guthrie (CDSB)

  • Julian Poulter (AODP)

  • With support from Nabarro


December 6

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Karel Lannoo (CEPS)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


November 30

Assessing Bank Quality: can simple methods be applied to a pile of complex data? 

  • Bruce Packard (Lafferty Group)

  • George Graham

  • Simon Samuels

  • Bridget Gandy (Fitch Ratings)

  • Justin Bisseker (Schroders)


November 30

An update on Project Innovate and the Regulatory Sandbox

  • Anna Wallace (FCA)

  • Dan Morgan (Innovate Finance)

  • Giles Andrews (Zopa)

  • Peter Randall (SETL)

  • Andrew Henderson (Eversheds)

  • With support from Penningtons Manches


November 29

Rapid Transformation Ahead: Disruptive Technologies, Innovation and Shaping the Future of Post-Trade

  • A half-day convened by the DTCC with support from the CSFI


November 18 

New York CSFI: Why ‘Brexit’ matters to US financial firms

  • Kay Swinburne (European Parliament)

  • Mark Boleat (City of London/EFSCAC)

  • Anthony Belchambers (FSN Forum/All-Party Parliamentary Group on Wholesale Markets)

  • Nick O’Neill (Clifford Chance)

  • John Authers (Financial Times)


November 10

The limits of monetary policy

  • Jamie Dannhauser (Ruffer LLP)

  • Roger Bootle (Capital Economics)

  • Chris Giles (FT)

  • James Ferguson (MacroStrategy)

  • With support from Ruffer LLP


November 8 

Banks & Brexit Decisions

  • Michael Sholem (David, Polk & Wardwell)
  • In association with the London Institute of Banking & Finance

November 8

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Nicolas Veron (Bruegel / Peterson Institute)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


November 2

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)
  • Tom Graham (Accenture)


November 1

CSFI Advisory Council

  • John Plender (FT)


October 27

Early harvest of the results from the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s DB Taskforce Call for Evidence

  • Ashok Gupta (taskforce chair, PSLA)

  • David Fairs (lead partner, People Practice, KPMG)

  • Jonathan Ford (chief leader writer, Financial Times)


October 26

Transparency and incentives in investment management

  • Daniel Godfrey (The People's Trust)

  • John Barrass (WMA)

  • Scott Dobbie CBE (Deutsche Bank)

  • Andy Agathangelou (Transparency Task Force)

  • Jane Fuller (CSFI)

October 20

The Future of AIM

  • Marcus Stuttard (Head of AIM, LSE)

  • Kate Burgess (FT)

  • Tom Hinton (SyndicateRoom)

  • Alasdair Steele (Nabarro)

  • With support from Nabarro


October 18

'Hard Brexit': Implications for Investment Management

  • Speaker: David Morrey (partner, Grant Thornton)
  • Chair: Andrew Hilton (director, CSFI)

October 11

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Hans Hack (senior managing director, FTI Consulting)

  • With support from Grant Thornton


October 4

Dame Colette Bowe - a dinner discussion

  • With support from Dentons


September 29

Financial Inclusion Banana Skins 2016

  • David Lascelles (Senior Fellow, CSFI)

  • Deborah Drake (Vice President, Investing, Centre for Financial Inclusion at Accion)

  • Philip Brown (Managing Director, Risk, Citi)

  • Mike Warmington (Director, Microfinance Partnerships, One Acre Fund) 

  • Richard Leftley (CEO, MicroEnsure Holdings)

  • Nish Kotecha (President & Founder, Geosansar)


September 28

FinTech for Breakfast

  • Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)

  • Matthew Gardiner (founder, Catch London)

  • With support from Dentons


September 19

Single Resolution - a dinner discussion

  • Dominique Laboureix (Director of Resolution Planning and Decisions, Single Resolution Board)

  • Andrew Gracie (Executive Director, Resolution, Bank of England)

  • With support from UBS


September 19

'The Real Sterling Crisis'

  • Roger Bootle

  • John Mills

  • Liam Halligan (Telegraph)


September 14

Sir Clive Cowdery - a Young Economists' dinner discussion

  • With support from Eversheds

September 13

Brussels for Breakfast

  • Graham Bishop (independent consultant, grahambishop.com)

  • Peter Snowdon (partner, Norton Rose Fulbright)

  • Hosted by Grant Thornton


September 12

Equity Crowdfunding: Missing Pieces

  • Tom Britton (co-founder and CTO, SyndicateRoom)

  • Monica Tigleanu (‎Senior Underwriter, Financial Lines, AIG)

  • Fred Ling (‎Commercial Institutions Underwriting Manager, AIG)

  • Neha Manaktala (CEO, DeadlIndex)

  • Alex Heath (co,founder, CrowdRating)

September 5

What can blockchain do for wholesale insurance?

  • Michael Mainelli (Director, Z/Yen)

  • Steve Webb (partner, PwC)