TheCityUK Annual Conference 2022

Conference Details

TheCityUK Annual Conference, sponsored by EY and supported by Citadel Securities and DLA Piper, will take place on 30 June 2022, bringing together senior industry leaders, policymakers and regulators for forward-looking discussions on UK-based financial and related professional services.

Through keynote speeches, panel sessions and debates we will discuss securing the industry’s long-term competitiveness, the industry’s role in supporting the UK’s sustainability ambitions, innovation, and the enabling role of the industry in driving growth and prosperity across the UK.



Registration and refreshments


Chief Executive Officer’s Welcome

Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK


Chair’s Address

Dame Anne Richards, Board Chair, TheCityUK


Keynote speech

John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury


Presentation: Key Facts about UK-based financial and related professional services Report

Anjalika Bardalai, Chief Economist, TheCityUK


Panel: Long-term competitiveness, long-term growth

- Anna Anthony, Managing Partner, Financial Services, EY (Chair)

- Gareth Davies MP, Member of Parliament for Grantham and Stamford, and Member of the Treasury Select Committee

- Donna Rix, General Counsel, Europe, Citadel

- Peter Rutland, Managing Partner, CVC Capital Partners 

- Charlotte Stalin, Partner, Sector Head, Financial Institutions, Simmons & Simmons


Fire-side chat

- Rachel Reeves MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

- Christopher Hayward, Chairman of the Policy & Resources Committee, City of London Corporation (Chair)


Coffee and networking


Panel: Transitioning to net zero in a changing world

- Alexandra Basirov, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Financial Institutions Coverage, BNP Paribas (Chair)

- Simon Connell, Global Head of Sustainability Strategy, Standard Chartered, and Chair of the UN Net Zero Banking Alliance

- Noeleen Cowley, Lead Partner, Financial Services ESG, KPMG and Member, TheCityUK Next Generational Leadership Council

- Matthew Scott, Senior Director, Climate and Resilience Hub, Willis Towers Watson

- Bryony Widdup, Partner, DLA Piper


Keynote speech

Sarah Pritchard, Executive Director, Markets, Financial Conduct Authority


Panel: The enabling power of technology & innovation

- Edward Bowles, Global Director of Public Policy, Meta Financial Technologies

- Sam Hinton-Smith, Head of Public Policy, Stripe

- Anita Kimber, Lead Partner for Transformation, EMEIA Financial Services, EY

- Ian Phoenix, Director, Digital & Intelligence, Financial Conduct Authority

- Kate Platonova, Group Chief Data Officer, HSBC (Chair)


Fireside Chat

- Nik Storonsky, Founder & CEO, Revolut

- Anna Edwards, TV News Anchor, Bloomberg LP (Chair)


Closing remarks

Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK


Optional networking lunch

*Agenda subject to change.


Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London & online, SW1P 3EE

Date & Schedule

Thursday 30th June 2022

8:30 - 13:30 GMT

Booking Details

To register, please click here.