FinTech Wales announces its first event
18 September, 2019
FinTech Wales will be hosting its first event, bringing together the FinTech and Financial Services communities from across Wales, on October 7th.
Held in Cardiff, attendees will hear from Ernst and Young’s Open Banking advocate and innovation driver, Anita Kimber, as well as FinTech Wales who will share their future plans and vision. Additionally, there is the opportunity to engage with key stakeholders that can support the ecosystem growth including InnovateUK, the London Stock Exchange Group and EPSRC (Research Council).
It will be a great opportunity to network and share experiences with other FinTech and financial services professionals.
As it is Fintech Wales’ first event since launching in April 2019, it is looking forward to welcoming you to the collective. Below is a draft agenda for the event but please note, this may be subject to change.
18:00 Chat, eat and drink
18:20 Hello & Welcome to FinTech Wales
Richard Theo – FinTech envoy for Wales
18:30 Headline talk
Anita Kimber – Digital and Innovation Partner – Ernst & Young
18:50 Small Group sessions
These will run as small group sessions where you can directly interact around everything FinTech and Financial Services. Ask questions, get advice, share experiences. Please reserve your place in the tickets section.
- John Baird – Head of Digital Economy Programme, EPSRC
- Stephen Browning – Next Generation Services Challenge Director, InnovateUK
- Tim Davis – Regional Head Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group
- Rachel Hillier – Senior Associate, Capital Law
- Ben Joakim – CEO Disberse & Carol Hall – Angels Invest Wales
19:30 Growing the Welsh story- The FinTech ecosystem
Gavin Powell – General Secretary FinTech Wales
FinTech and Financial Services are a major contributor to the Welsh economy. How can we protect and grow the sector through creation of an effective and efficient ecosystem?
19:45 Chat, eat and drink
If you’d like to sign up to this event and mix with those in FinTech in an informal environment, please sign up here: