City Week 2019

  • 20–21 May 2019
  • London
  • Conference

City Week is the premier gathering of the international financial services community. It brings together industry leaders and policy makers from around the globe to consider together the future of global financial markets and London, in particular.

Event Details

Chartered Banker Institute is supporting this event
*20% discount – see booking tab*

Now in its ninth year, City Week is the premier gathering of the international financial services community. It brings together industry leaders and policy makers from around the globe to consider together the future of global financial markets and London, in particular. It consists of two days of cutting-edge conferences, workshops, social events and networking opportunities, with other satellite events being held later during the week.

This year’s topics include:

  • Evolving role of the City of London in the global economy
  • The new EU-UK agreement on financial services
  • Towards an EU capital markets union
  • New priority markets for financial services
  • Trade Investment Flows with China
  • India: Fintech, Smart Cities and building on the UK and India’s respective strengths
  • Political Risks and Global Trade
  • Climate finance and sustainability
  • Global Financial Regulation – where next?
  • Transforming Culture in Financial Services
  • The Evolution of Financial Crime
  • The Future of Finance 1: Cyber Security and Operational Resilience
  • The Future of Europe
  • The Future of Finance 2: AI, Big Data and Machine Learning
  • The Future of Finance 3: Skills and job requirements of an industry in transition

Over the course of City Week 2019, a highly eminent faculty of international speakers will explore these crucial themes, including their economic and market impact. The following have agreed to participate thus far, and more are being added on a daily basis:

  • Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank
  • Nadia Calviño, Minister of Economy and Business, Ministry for Economy and Business of Spain
  • Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister of State for the Economy and Finance, Government of France
  • Harris Georgiades, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus
  • Rt Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
  • Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor, Banco de España
  • José Manuel Barroso, Non-Executive Chairman, Goldman Sachs International and former President of the European Commission
  • Bian Xianghui, Secretary, Qingdao Municipal Standing Committee
  • Lord Blackwell, Chairman, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Peter Bevan, Global Practice Head, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters LLP
  • Graeme Biggar, Director General, National Economic Crime Centre
  • Katharine Braddick, Director General, Financial Services, HM Treasury
  • Karen Briggs, Partner, Head of Forensic and Financial Crime, KPMG
  • Bruce Carnegie-Brown, Chairman, Lloyd’s of London
  • Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK
  • Elizabeth Corley CBE, Former CEO, Allianz Global Investors and Chair, Implementation Taskforce for Growing a Culture for Social Impact Investing
  • Stephen Cox, Deputy Associate Attorney General and Chief of Staff, US Department of Justice Anna Edwards, TV news anchor, Bloomberg
  • Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General, Confederation of British Industry
  • Stephanie Flanders, Senior Executive Editor for Economics, Bloomberg News; Head, Bloomberg Economics
  • Katherine Garrett-Cox CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf International Bank UK
  • Dr Ling Ge, Chief European Representative, Tencent
  • Sir Roger Gifford, SEB; Chair, UK Green Finance Initiative
  • Martin Gilbert, Vice Chairman, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • José Manuel González-Páramo, Executive Board Director, BBVA Nobuhide Hayashi, Senior Adviser, Mizuho Bank Mark Hoban, Chair, International Regulatory Strategy Group
  • Russell Higginbotham, Regional President EMEA, Swiss Re
  • Andreas Karaiskos, Chief Executive Officer, Fitch Leaning Robert Koopman, Chief Economist and Director, Economic Research and Statistics Division, World Trade Organization (Gala Dinner speaker)
  • Jean Lemierre, Chairman of the Board, BNP Paribas
  • Rachel Lord, Senior Managing Director, Head of EMEA, Blackrock
  • Steven Maijoor, Chairman, European Securities and Markets Authority
  • Alison Martin, Group Chief Risk Officer, Zurich Insurance
  • Beatriz Martín Jiménez, UK Chief Executive, UBS AG London Branch and Global Chief Operating Officer, UBS Investment Bank
  • Ian Mason, Partner and Head of UK Financial Services Regulation, Gowling WLG
  • Tracey McDermott, Group Head, Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing; Group Head, Conduct, Financial Crime and Compliance; Standard Chartered
  • John McFarlane OBE, Chairman, Barclays
  • Catherine McGuinness, Chair, Policy and Resources, City of London Corporation Bernard Mensah, President, EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Tim Morris, Executive Director of Police Services, Interpol
  • Helena Morrissey DBE, Head of Personal Investing, Legal & General Investment Management
  • Paul Muthaura, Chief Executive Officer, Kenyan Capital Markets Authority
  • Chris Newlands, Editor, Financial News
  • Elizabeth Nolan, Chief Executive Officer EMEA, State Street Emily Orton, Director and Co-founder, Darktrace
  • Dave Palmer, Director of Technology and Co-founder, Darktrace Jan Putnis, Partner and Head of the Financial Regulation Group, Slaughter and May
  • Emma Rachmaninov, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity International Brian Quintenz, Commissioner, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Barnabas Reynolds, Partner, Head of Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Group, Shearman & Sterling
  • David Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange Group
  • Professor Jim Skea CBE, Co-chair of Working Group III, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Dr Andy Sloan, Chair, Guernsey Green Finance
  • Paul Taylor, Partner and UK Head of Cyber Security, KPMG
  • Andreas Treichl, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Group Bank AG
  • Mike Walters, Partner, Financial Services, KPMG Yeming Wang, General Manager EMEA, Alibaba Cloud
  • Wang Jinling, Deputy General Director, Qingdao Municipal Bureau of Local Financial Regulation
  • Natalie Wharton, Founder and Managing Director, Wharton Business Consulting
  • Stuart Williams, President, ICE Futures Europe Clare Woodman, Head of EMEA and Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc
  • Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation, Bank of England; Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority
  • Christopher Woolard, Board Member and Executive Director of Strategy and Competition, Financial Conduct Authority
  • Mark Yeandle, Director, Z/Yen Partners Limited
Venue & Schedule
Venue: Guildhall, London, EC2V 7HH

Schedule: For full details, please visit the City Week website here.

DELEGATE FEES (including your 20% discount):
•    Both conference days (20th and 21st May): £796.00+ VAT
•    Day One only: £476.00 + VAT
•    Day Two only: £476.00 + VAT


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