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22 January 2016

The Economic Power of FinTech – The Winners and Losers

Free Event • Registration Required

As London emerges as the FinTech capital of Europe the Warwick Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship Professional Networks will explore the rise of the phenomena of FinTech on the Finance industry and wider economy

The session will bring together a range of economic policy and industry practice leaders to explore the impact and how companies are succeed or being challenged from different perspectives.

During this event you will discover:

What is Fintech ? why is it so disruptive?
What can governments , regulators and industry policy do to maximise economic value ?
How can companies get ready ?
Network with your peers to learn and discuss this key topic? 

The event will run from 6:00-7:15pm, and will be followed by a networking reception that will run until approximately 8:30pm.  


17:00 - Doors open and welcome drinks
18:00 – Presentations
19:30 - Networking
20:30 – Close

Spaces are limited, book yours today!

If you are unable to attend but would like the content from the event please buy the "Unable to physically attend" ticket.

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// With

Nicola Penfold, ‎Senior International Trade Adviser - UK Trade and Investment 

Nicola has worked for UK Trade and Investment, helping London companies to export, for over 7 years and is head of the technology team for the London region. Nicola manages a team of technology specialists covering areas such as biotech, healthcare, SaaS, telecoms and security. Her own technology sectors are Fintech, embedded software and hardware and she is the IP specialist for London. 

Aamar Aslam, CEO, Funding Invoice Ltd,
Founder of Funding Invoice, a spinout company of the University of Warwick. Aamar talks about developing his innovative financial technology start-up which aims to provide an alternative, more flexible method of raising finance for SMEs

Vaughan Jenkins,  Partner,  PA Consulting
Vaughan Jenkins is a Partner in PA Consulting's Financial Services team with a special focus on FinTech, Innovation and Disruptive Change models.  He has written extensively on automated advice models, next generation financial planning and financial capability development.  He has delivered projects looking at credential sharing and account aggregation post PSD2 and the application of semantic search engines; AI and machine learning in the payments market.  Clients include regulators, Government bodies and financial institutions as well as new technology firms. His current focus is on innovation as a managed service; getting beyond the hype on blockchain and practical IoT applications for FS clients

Gavin Holland, Partner, Anthemis Group

Gavin Holland is a Partner at Anthemis Group, one of the world's leading FinTech focused Investment & Advisory firms. The investment portfolio of Anthemis currently includes Artivest, Atom Bank, Automatic, Azimo, Betterment, Currency Cloud, Eris Industries, eToro, Fidor Bank, Moven Bank, Premise, Quantemplate and Trov and also previously Climate Corporation and Simple Bank which were sold to Monsanto and BBVA respectively.His expertise lies in advising companies on recruiting, developing, and retaining high-performing talent and with them building world-class teams. Prior to joining Anthemis, Gavin ran the financial services talent business across Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Heidrick & Struggles. In his 13 years there, his client work included hiring the chairman, CEO, COO, CTO and other c-level executives across a range of sectors including fintech, payments, consumer financial services, corporate & investment banking, asset wealth & alternative investments, clearing & bpo. These clients have ranged from the world's most prestigious multi-nationals, to the most disruptive small start-ups. Gavin became one of the youngest partners in the firm's history at 29, and was recognised internally and externally as one of the very few executive search professionals who really understand the intersect point of the financial services industry with technology, change and innovation. He has an MBA from Cass Business School, and a BSc Mathematics from Warwick University.

// Where

Level 17, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street
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// When

Friday 22 January 2016, 17:00 - 20:30

// Contact
024 765 51613

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