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Open Banking: A Blueprint for the Digital Economy?
08:45 Registration & networking
09:15 Welcome, Antony Walker, Deputy CEO, techUK


Future Look – Open data world, Andrew Grill

10:00 Panel: How to approach an open data economy?
  • Dr Louise Beaumont, Exec Chair, Signoi (Chair)
  • David Beardmore, Commercial Director, The Open Data Institute
  • Emily Davidson, Principal, Regulatory Affairs, BT
  • Imran Gulamhuseinwala OBE, Trustee, Open Banking Implementation Entity
  • Rob Burlison, Director of Corporate Affairs, Intuit
10.50 Coffee Break
11:15 Panel: What does the future look like for payments?
  • John Salmon, Partner, Hogan Lovells (Chair)
  • Scott Abrahams, Senior Vice President, Mastercard
  • Rebecca Kemp, Director of Customer Journey, Citizens Advice
  • Seamus Smith, Executive Vice President, Global Payments & Banking, Sage
  • Edward Cooper, Head of Mobile, Revolut

Presentation: Data mobility – the infrastructure, how we could go about it

Liz Brandt, CEO, Ctrl-Shift

12:15 Panel: Is prioritising customer engagement critical to success in an open data economy?
  • Liz Brandt, CEO, Ctrl-Shift (Chair)
  • Aiken Leung, VP of Business Development, Solace
  • Shefali Roy, Chief Operating Officer, TrueLayer
  • Miles Cheetham, Head of Propositions, Open Banking Implementation Entity
  • Ella Fitzsimmons, Head of Narrative Strategy, Projects by IF
  • William Malcolm, Legal Director, Privacy, Google
13:05 Lunch and networking

Fintech presentations

Introduction from Lubaina Manji, Senior Programme Manager, Nesta, followed by quickfire presentation by:

  • Ashleigh Petrie, Senior Product Manager, Moneybox
  • Tahir Farooqui, Founder & CEO, Canopy
  • Bailey Kursar, Co-founder & CEO, Toucan
14:30 Panel: The challenge of digital identity
  • Emma Lindley, Co-founder, Women in Identity (Chair)
  • Alastair Campbell, Global Head of Digital Portfolio and Digital Identity, HSBC
  • Robin Tombs, CEO, Yoti
  • Nick Mothershaw, Chair and Executive Director, Open Identity Exchange
  • Chris Michael, Head of Technology, Open Banking Implementation Entity


Regulation in the open data economy?

Simon McDougall, Executive Director, Information Commissioner’s Office

15.25 Afternoon Tea
15:45 Breakout sessions
Digital and financial inclusion
  • Angus McFadyen, Fintech lawyer and Partner, Pinsent Masons (Chair)
  • Dr Phil Gossett, Senior Innovation Manager, Nationwide
  • Freddy Kelly, CEO, Credit Kudos
  • Dr Liz McFall, Director of Data Civics, Edinburgh University
  • Jane Vass, Director of Research and Policy, Age.UK
The role of AI in a data-led world
  • Ankur Banerjee, Emerging Technology and Growth Manager, Accenture (Chair)
  • Dr Mary Keeling, Director, Business Development, IBM United Kingdom
  • Chris O’Driscoll, Open Banking Strategic Advisor, The ID Co.
  • Rafael Garcia-Navarro, CEO and Chief Data Scientist, Ducit.AI


  • Philip Marsden, Deputy Chairman/Professor, Bank of England/College of Europe


Closing remarks



Networking reception



For more information contact:  

  • Noreen Aldworth

    Noreen Aldworth

    Head of Events
    T 020 7331 2052

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