• Allianz

    Ahed Abdelky


Financial Crime Technology Expert

Working at Allianz Global Headquarters in Munich, Ahed is responsible for R&D and Innovation in the area of Regulatory Technology (RegTech) in Allianz Group. He leads projects related to the development and testing of RegTech solutions that help Allianz ensure compliance with different regulatory requirements. Ahed worked previously as a “Financial Crime Technology Expert” and is a holder of three M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science and Information Management and a B.Sc. in Business Informatics

  • Societe Generale

    Eric Auclair

    Societe Generale

Head of Group Regulatory Reporting

Eric Auclair is the Head of the team in charge of the Production for credit risks, structural risks and resolution both for internal steering and Regulatory purposes.

  • UBS

    Beate Born


Executive Director, Global MiFID II Project Lead

Beate Born, Executive Director at UBS, has led the Global MiFID II Program across all international UBS Wealth Management locations for the past two years. She has 13 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Switzerland, Europe and Asia with a focus on regulatory implementation and program management. Amongst others, Beate worked for the Swiss consultancy Malik Management Zentrum St. Gallen, and had her own regulatory implementation practice before joining UBS. Degrees include an MBA from Clark University, a DESS from the Sorbonne, an executive diploma from the Swiss Finance Institute and a certificate of advanced studies in Financial Market Regulation from the University of Zürich.

  • Lloyds Banking Group

    Claire Calmejane

    Lloyds Banking Group

Director of Innovation and Digital Centre of Excellence

Claire joined Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) in October 2012, serving 28 million customers, where she is currently Director of Innovation and Digital Center of Excellence. She was instrumental in building LBG innovation function and digital people strategy. A recognised digital thought leader and mentor, she has a track record of nurturing a diverse group of talents in her own team and more broadly through her network.

Prior to joining LBG, Claire has spent 7 years in management consulting. She also led the founding phase of a research program on digital transformation at MIT, Cambridge. Her research paper has been ranked as one of the Top 5 thought leadership pieces amongst consulting publications.

A key area of interest for Claire is financial inclusion, and she serves as an ambassador of LBG to promote technology more broadly in London through DotEveryone and various local initiatives.

Claire is an advisory board member at Startupbootcamp (leading European start-up accelerator). She is also an ambassador responsible for promoting women in technology at her engineering school EPITA. Claire also holds a business master’s degree in information technology at HEC (leading French business school) and was recognised as part of their top young talents in 2014.

  • Financial Conduct Authority

    Gordon Chapple

    Financial Conduct Authority

Manager, FCA RegTech

Gordon Chapple manages the FCAs RegTech programme, building and developing the team which aims to encourage technological innovation and adoption of innovation that improves compliance while reducing the cost of regulation in the financial services industry. Before that Gordon was seconded from the New Zealand Government to the Department for Work and Pensions to develop the governance arrangements for the National Employment Saving Trust, as part of the Workplace Pension Reform Programme. Gordon’s career has seen him lead strategy, transformation, finance and innovation functions in NZ’s public and private sectors. He has a MSC in Corporate Governance and International Business Ethics, a Diploma in Programme Management and is a Chartered Accountant. Gordon has also held a number of voluntary Trustee and governance roles.

  • RBS

    Richard Crook


Head of Emerging Technology

Richard leads a team of engineers and innovators looking at emerging technologies and their application across RBS to reduce costs, gain efficiency and better customer experiences. His current focus is on the application of distributed ledger technology including blockchain across RBS. Richard has a 20-year career in investment banking technology, specializing in the building of financial ledgers and regulatory reporting for the largest financial service institutions.

  • Credit Suisse

    Adriana Ennab

    Credit Suisse

Director - Public Affairs & Policy

Adriana specializes in financial regulatory policy issues affecting the Digital and Innovative agendas, PSD2, Cyber, Data protection, taxation, Securitisation and shadow banking reforms. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Ms. Ennab’ s career spanned repo trading, marketing and product management for Merrill Lynch, Tradition Government Securities and Goldman Sachs in Asia, London and New York. She has also run various private ventures in Asia and London.
Ms. Ennab holds a BS in Management and Marketing from New York University and an MBA from Fordham School of Business Management.

  • Standard Chartered Bank

    Chad Giussani

    Standard Chartered Bank

Head of Transaction Reporting Compliance

Chad Giussani leads the Operations and Transaction Reporting Financial Markets Compliance team at Standard Chartered bank covering post trade derivative risk mitigations and global trade and transaction reporting obligations. He has been involved with regulatory trade and transaction reporting since 2006, covering MiFID, Dodd-Frank, EMIR and more recently many other G20 risk reporting and prudential jurisdictional requirements. Chad originally worked in the transaction reporting vendor area before moving into a leadership role within investment banking technology, then onto business change and more recently into Financial Markets Compliance. Chad represents Standard Chartered at the trade and transaction reporting industry working groups with various trade associations including ISDA, BBA, FIA and AFME on the emerging rules and regulations and is the former Chairman of the Regulations Business Unit at ISITC Europe.

  • Santander UK

    Ceri Godwin

    Santander UK

Director, RegTech Customer & Innovation

Currently working with emerging technologies & business models, including Distributed Ledger in collaboration with regulators, academia, industry & the FinTech community to transform the approach to regulation and regulatory reporting. Our project SmartReg seeks to bring the digital agenda to regulation.
Prior to this, Ceri has held senior roles in IT with a strong bias for data strategy & information solutions at enterprise level, Finance, Risk, Multi-Channel Operations and originally grounded in the Retail Network.
Educated as an engineer, complemented by a Master’s in Business Administration.

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services

    Jean-Marc Guiteau

    BNP Paribas Securities Services

Global Head of Regtech Innovation & Development

Jean-Marc Guiteau has the global responsibility for Compliance for BNP Paribas Securities Services since he joined in 2010 and is a member of its Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Corporate and Institutional Banking Compliance Executive Committee.

He has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry, including ten within the BNP Paribas Group, of which four as Deputy Head of Investment Solutions Compliance. Prior to joining BNP Paribas, he worked 8 years for the French Insurance company MMA, as Group Compliance Officer and Head of Internal Control for the group finance and asset management activities. In the meantime, he has published a survey for the French Internal Auditors’ Association (IFACI) on the Risk management and the Risk Mapping methodology within Insurance Companies.

He started his career at HSBC France (formelly Crédit Commercial de France), where he spent 11 years in various functions, successively within the Securities Services as Relationship Manager, Head of organisation for the CIB activities and Head of mission at the General Inspection of the Bank.

He is graduate in International Commerce from Paris VI University and has an Executive Master in Business Administration from HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) – Jouy en Josas, France.

  • BNY Mellon

    Rajeev Gupta

    BNY Mellon


Rajeev is currently MiFID II Programme Manager at BNY Mellon – Alcentra.

  • Indigita

    Benoit Hailly


Chief operating officer

Benoit Hailly is the Chief Operating Officer at indigita, where is he in charge of operation, strategy and development services.

After completing a master’s degree in Computer Sciences, Electronic and Telecommunications then working in software development, Benoit joined Orbium as a Consultant. He worked for Orbium for over ten years and moved onto Head of Software Products where he developed Orbium’s Software Products business from scratch, implemented its professional working structure and establishing its market. Involving several products that addressed the specific needs of banks in area of security, testing, business intelligence and development optimization.

In 2016, Benoit participated to the creation of indigita and joined as chief operating officer.

  • ING

    Ian Hollowbread


Director, CAO Enterprise Office

Ian is responsible for CAO Innovation, Strategy and Planning within ING Wholesale Banking UK. An accomplished Change Manager, with 15+ years’ experience across Capital Markets supporting the delivery of significant front to back technology, operational and regulatory programs. Ian has held a number of positions across the bank including Client Services, Network Management and Head of Service Management.
Ian forms part of ING-UK’s Innovation Council and is Chair of the Association of Foreign Banks RegTech Working Group. Ian is extensively involved in the development of Market Infrastructure for Post Trade processing & Regulatory Affairs. He is currently helping to develop a collaborative market pilot centre to support the validation and adoption on new RegTech and FinTech solutions.

  • Commonwealth Bank

    Supun King-Jayawardana

    Commonwealth Bank

Head of London Innovation Lab

I am passionate about blending business strategy, human-centred design, rapid prototyping, and disruptive technologies to generate new ideas, concepts and commercially viable innovations.

  • Standard Chartered Bank

    David Lian

    Standard Chartered Bank

Head of Group Capital Regulatory Reporting

David had spent the last 4 years at Standard Chartered as Head of Group Capital Regulatory Reporting. Prior to that he spent 4 years in Central Government and 8 years at Barclays Group and Barclays Investment Bank in regulatory reporting and regulatory strategic development roles.

  • Truphone

    Paul Liesching


Global Head of Financial Markets

Using his specialist expertise, Paul is enabling banks, brokers and investment managers of all sizes to comply with MiFID II by January 2018. Having worked with the world’s largest investment banks, Paul is dedicated to the mission-critical implementation of the only truly international solution, Truphone Mobile Recording.

  • Lloyds Banking Group

    Tinsley Lockhart

    Lloyds Banking Group

Manager, Financial Risk, Risk Innovation Champion Insurance & Wealth, Risk Division

Tinsley Lockhart is in 2nd Line Risk Oversight within Lloyds Banking Group Insurance Division. She is a Risk Innovation Champion and has a particular focus on FinTech. Her early career as a dot com entrepreneur gives her the technical and entrepreneurial grounding to interact with the fast-paced change of this 4th Industrial Revolution, and RegTech for regulated firms.

  • Aperio Strategy

    Richard Maton ‎

    Aperio Strategy

Partner, Aperio Strategy

Entrepreneur and advisor providing strategy, business development and finance for co-creating and scaling growth-stage companies. Executive Board Member and Strategic Initiatives lead for the International RegTech Association. Planet Compliance Top 50 RegTech Influencer. Founder of the Financial Institution Innovation Network FIIN – creating strategic FinTech collaboration across 25 financial institutions. Former founding team member of Sybenetix with broad experience within global technology companies, start-ups, financial services and government.

  • Appian

    Guy Mettrick


Practice Leader - Financial Services

Guy Mettrick is Appian’s Financial Services Practice Leader in Europe. Responsible for driving Appian’s go to market strategy for financial services in Europe. The role includes working with customers, partners and industry associations to ensure Appian deliver applications that help financial firms grow, manage risk and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their business processes.
Prior to Appian, he was Head of European Fund Business at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. He has also held management positions at BNP Paribas and RBC. Guy Mettrick has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Studies (Finance & Marketing) from the University of Portsmouth.

  • Nordea

    Emma Movitz


Head of Group Function Information & Reporting

Emma Movitz is Head of Group Function Information & Reporting, responsible for the Regulatory reporting of Nordea and related application landscape. Emma has an extensive experience in Regulatory and Business reporting including development of functionality for reporting purposes. In her current position, she is driving the vision of providing compliant common information enabling competitive advantages across Nordea.

  • Nomura

    Nicola Poole


Head of EMEA Client On-Boarding and Regulatory Outreach

Nicola has held various similar positions at other organisations and has been actively involved in managing the development of Client Lifecycle Management, KYC and Data Technology Solutions for financial services companies for many years. Nicola’s focus on delivering a superior Client Experience in partnership with Control and Operational Efficiency has led to her delivering a number of successful solutions in these roles. Nicola is now focusing on the increasing role of technology and innovation in driving front to back alignment of these functions in order to enhance clients’ experience.

  • Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation

    Clare Rowley

    Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation

Head of Business Operations

Clare Rowley is the Head of Business Operations at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). Prior to working with GLEIF, Ms. Rowley worked at the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she led technology initiatives improving bank resolution programs and contributed to research on subprime mortgages. Ms. Rowley is a CFA® charterholder and holds a MS in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University.

  • Barclays

    Nicole Sandler


Vice President, FinTech and RegTech - EMEA Legal Lead

Nicole Sandler is the lead counsel for Innovation Legal at Barclays. She focuses on the impact of Fintech related regulation and initiatives including cryptocurrencies on Barclays in the UK and globally, such as advising on various sandbox and regulatory initiatives proposed by regulators and policymakers including the FCA, MAS, CFTC, Fed, EC and Japanese FSA. Nicole engages with regulators and policymakers globally for Barclays including chairing a meeting with the Fed and sitting on panels with the FCA. Further she represents Barclays in various regulatory and policy forums and industry groups. For example, Nicole is a member of the FMLC Technology Scoping Group at the BoE, the JWG RegTech Council and also represented Barclays at the EDCAB virtual currency and blockchain roundtables at the European Parliament. Nicole regularly speaks on panels and presents at conferences and was recently named on the Lattice80 Top 100 Women in Fintech Global List, was shortlisted as a finalist for a WeAreTheCity Rising Star Award in Fintech and is on the Innovate Finance Women in Fintech Powerlist 2017.

  • TAINA Technology

    Maria Scott

    TAINA Technology


  • HSBC

    Giles Spungin


Global Head of Operational Risk and Regulatory Compliance Analytics

Dr Giles Spungin, PhD(Lon) is a Global Head of Operational Risk and Regulatory Compliance Analytics at HSBC. He is responsible for design and execution of analytics strategy for Op Risk and Reg Compliance functions globally. This involves development and deployment of predictive analytics and modeling capability ranging from automation and behavioural analytics to bank-wide cloud-based solutions. Activity examples include Reg Compliance Monitoring and Testing and surveillance analytics, Economic Capital modeling and Stress Testing programmes. Prior to joining HSBC, Giles worked at a number of leading financial institutions including Goldman Sachs and Deutche Bank.

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia

    Mukund Umalkar

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia

London Innovation Lab

  • ING

    Siobhan Walker


Managing Director

Siobhan has over twenty five years’ experience in the finance sector, across diverse geographies, from Pakistan and Botswana, to Russia and the Netherlands. She has led a wide range of financial product teams and client teams. She has a track record of managing multi-functional teams cross border and consistent achievement in bringing culture change at an operational and strategic level.

Based in the UK, she took on the additional role of Innovation as a founding member of the Innovation council for ING UK. Within this role she has developed the strategy for the Bank’s UK approach to digital transformation, and drives change implementation to deliver immediate business benefits. ING is expanding its “tech” presence in the UK significantly with the establishment of several value spaces for product development and a new footprint in data analytics in the UK.

  • Société Générale

    Anthony Woolley

    Société Générale

MD, UK Head of Innovation

Mr Anthony Woolley has been Head of Innovation for the UK of Societe Generale since September 1, 2017. Previously, Mr Woolley served as Chief Information Officer for Societe Generale in the UK. He has over 20 years of management experience delivering technology solutions to the Corporate and Investment Banking Industry. He joined Societe Generale in July 2010 as Head of IT department for the UK. Prior to this, he worked for HSBC where he was the global head of FX pricing and e-commerce technology. He held the same position at Citigroup where he worked for 9 years and was employed by Salomon Smith Barney and Schroders in various capital markets technology roles. He graduated from Warwick University with an Honours degree in Computer Systems Engineering.

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