Annual Banking Conference Day One

  • 14 November 2023
  • CPD Event
Event Details

The Annual Banking Conference returns on the 14th and 15th November for its 8th year. The Conference brings together industry practitioners, professionals, academics and colleagues from across the globe to focus on a theme of global importance. 

The overarching theme for this year’s conference will be Responsible Banking: Embracing Digital Transformation in the Age of AI.

Day 1, will focus on Responsible Banking: Our Past, Our Present and Our Future 

15 years on from the Global Financial Crisis – as a new generation of bankers emerge, that don’t think of themselves as bankers, have we forgotten the basics of responsible banking? And what new challenges await them?  

Key Note Speaker:

Dame Susan Rice

Dame Susan Rice


With a career that spans medical research, leadership roles in education and banking, Dame Susan was the first woman to head a UK or European bank as chief executive of Lloyds TSB Scotland, plc. She chaired the Chartered Banker: Professional Standards Board from inception and subsequently the Financial Services Culture Board. She chairs GEFI which is delivering its Path to COP28 campaign in the UK and the UAE and helped develop numerous social finance and impact investing entities in the US and the UK.

She also chairs the boards of Scottish Water, Business Stream, North American Income Trust, and was previously a Director of the Bank of England, SSE plc, J. Sainsbury.  She was founding Chair of Scotland’s official independent economic and fiscal forecaster and recently joined the Board of the UK’s Office for Budget Responsibility. Alongside a number of honorary degrees and professional fellowships, Susan is a Freeman of the City of London. 



Bill McCall

Bill McCall

Principal of McCall & Partners

Bill needs little introduction to Institute members, as he is the immediate Past President and a Fellow of the Chartered Banker Institute.  Bill is Principal of McCall & Partners, a corporate finance advisory business he founded in 1999. He is a seasoned independent Director and has been Chairman of more than 50 private equity backed companies in the UK, Nordic region and North America.  Following his early career at Clydesdale Bank where he passed the Institute exams, Bill joined stockbroker Campbell Neill & Co, and was elected an Individual Member of the London Stock Exchange in 1990. He is a former Director of Charterhouse Tilney and of merchant bank Singer & Friedlander.



Maryke Luijendijk-Steenkamp

Maryke Luijendijk-Steenkamp

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) | Assistant Vice-President


Maryke Luijendijk-Steenkamp is Assistant Vice-President at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) where she heads up the DIFC Academy, an institution that offers training and education to the DIFC community and beyond.

Prior to this she was an Education Advisor and before that she held roles of Program Director for the Executive MBA at American University in Dubai - a program she successfully designed and launched and of Director of Marketing and Admissions for the top-ranked MBA program portfolio at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). She has also worked in the UK and started her career at educational institutions in her native South Africa.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Communications Management, an Honors Degree in Industrial Psychology and a Master's Degree in Sustainable Development and Management, all obtained at the North-West University, South Africa. She is currently enrolled in a parttime Master's Degree in Education Leadership at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.

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Dee Korab

Dee Korab

Sparkd | Founder and Sustainable Finance Advisor


Dee Korab is a passionate advocate and advisor in sustainable finance. She is the founder of Sparkd, a sustainable finance consultancy helping lenders finance green and greening finance. She is an advisor to the board of Zero, the UK's first climate positive bank, and has a decade of experience in banking, having previously worked at HSBC, NAB and ANZ. In 2022, Dee's industry proposal to fund the climate transition of UK real estate earned her recognition as a finalist and audience prize winner at the Chartered Banker's Young Banker of the Year Competition. Currently, she fosters sustainable finance innovation as an entrepreneur in residence at Zinc, a VC-backed startup incubator. Dee aims to mobilise and direct private capital to support the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon world.


Carino Modan

Carino Modan

Moza Banco (Moza Bank) | Executive Committee


Carino Modan is a purpose-driven business and finance professional with over twenty years in the banking sector, specialising in shaping technology to serve client needs. His leadership across various financial institutions has allowed him to develop client-centric technological solutions, ensuring efficiency and compliance. As an executive lead, Carino's innovative approach to change management enhances standardisation and organisational efficiency, boosting corporate performance. His unique exposure to the African regions and a deep understanding of trust, culture, and language enables him to foster inclusion and bridge-building, making him a standout figure in leveraging technology for client success.


Date and Time
This session will be held on Tuesday 14th November 2023 (each day’s session will run from 8am - 9.30am GMT). Each day is free to attend.
Booking Details

To book your place click here.

If you have any questions, or difficulty registering, please contact Melissa Law.