19th - 20th March 2024
ExCeL, London


 8:45Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Andrea Dunlop, Chair, EPA Advisory Board and CEO, Merchant Acquiring, Europe, Paysafe
Tony Craddock, Director General. Emerging Payments Association
08:55KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Payments Disrupted: Growing your business at speed and scale
Jeni Mundy, Managing Director, UK and Ireland, Visa
09:15KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: The Aftermath of PSD2 – What is next for open banking and APIs?
Join our panel of experts to review requirements for full implementation to deliver on PSD2 and open banking. What changes are expected? How to best prepare? PSD2 on the rest of the world, where are the opportunities?
Moderator: Jim Wadsworth, Senior Vice President, Open Banking, Mastercard
Nilixa Devlukia, Head of Regulatory, Open Banking
Maha El Dimachki, Head of Payments Department, FCA
Monica Monaco, Founder and Managing director, TrustEu Affairs
09:45KEYNOTE STUDY: The Balance of Payments – Expectation, Innovation, Regulation
Marion King, Director of Payments, NatWest
10:05ALL STAR PANEL DISCUSSION: Adapt or Die – Digital Banking Transformation
Join our panel of market leaders exploring best practice in everything from overcoming legacy (systems, processes and people) to physical and digital channel transformation.
Judith Rinearson, Partner, K&L Gates
Sujata Rastogi, Global Programme Manager, Growth Transformation, HSBC
David McHenry, Head of Global Treasury and Payments Advisory – EMEA, Silicon Valley Bank
Franziska Schmid, Head of regulatory impact, innovation and product oversight, Santander UK
Søren Rode Andreasen, Chief Digital Officer, Danske Bank
Beyond the Economic Cyclical Slowdown: Mobile Platforms As Enabler of Global Commerce
Adolfo Laurenti, Principal European Economist, VisaListen to an economists view on the European economy at an unprecedented time in the bloc’s history.
11:05KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Accelerate and Adapt – helping new entrants scale
Scott Abrahams, Group Head Acceptance and Emerging Payments, Mastercard
11:25PANEL DEBATE: Tech giants & Banking – Collaboration, competition or coopetition?
Debate and assess with our senior participants the impact of tech giants and how these big tech companies are reshaping the banking landscape, where are the opportunities and where are the threats for all actors across the financial service industry.
Moderator: Gregoire Toussaint, Principal, Edgar, Dunn & Company
Tao Tao, Business Development Director, EMEA, Alipay
Laura McCracken, Head of Financial Services & Payments Partnerships, Europe, Facebook
Judith Rinearson, Partner, K&L Gates
11:55KEYNOTE: Expanding the use of data & Analytics – How is AI being leveraged with predictive analytics?
Review how Artificial Intelligence is driving the future the financial service today, where are the opportunities, what are the main challenges and how to overcome them!
Matthew Key, Head of Customer Innovation, Global Banking & Financial Markets, BT Global Services
Hear from our sponsors and exhibitors the exciting new technology set to disrupt the financial services in this fast-paced session.
  • Tom Longhurst, Sales Director, Banking Circle
  • Alan Ainsworth, Head of Policy, Open Banking
  • Todd Clyde, COO, Token
  • Steve Warner, Sales Director, UK & Ireland, EVRY
  • Robert Courtneidge, CEO, Moorwand
  • David Pope, Marketing Director, HooYu
Taking card programs global
Dan Herridge, Card Program Launcher, Visa
Karen Gullett, Vice-President, Client Services, VisaIn an increasingly global world, why can’t financial services be global? Take a look at what you’ll need to expand beyond borders.
13.00SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Get ready. Get set. Get SignPosted.
Scott Abrahams, Group Head Acceptance and Emerging Payments, Mastercard
14:00PANEL DISCUSSION: How to ensure longevity as a leading challenger bank?
Learn and discuss with our senior panelists how to differentiate yourself as a challenger banks in an increasingly crowded space and what are the key factors for scaling up successfully.
Moderator: Rich Wagner, CEO, Cashplus
Julian Sawyer, COO, Starling Bank
Amir Nooriala, COO, OakNorth
David Thomasson, Director, Payments & Commercial Lending Product, Metro Bank
Will Sorby, UK General Manager, N26
14:30DIVERSITY IN PAYTECH DISCUSSION: Shifting the Balance – How to successfully promote diversity and inclusion in your organization?
Learn and discuss how is the Financial Services industry addressing aspirations to develop more diversity in leadership role.
Moderator: Cecilia Harvey, Director, Founder and Chair, Tech Women Today
Angela Yore, Managing Director, SkyParlour
Andrea Dunlop, CEO, Merchant Acquiring, Europe, Paysafe
Anne Pieckielon, Director of Product and Strategy, Bacs
Anna Tsyupko, CEO, Paybase
Podcast recording and Q&A
Fintech Unplugged: Where can fintech innovation go next?
In this special live recording of the Fintech Unplugged
podcast, your co-hosts Robert Courtneidge and Suresh
Vaghjiani are joined by Julian Sawyer, Starling Bank, to discuss how fintech can continue to innovate for the future. Ask question during the session or drop them into the Bin of Confusion!

Robert Courtneidge, CEO, Moorwand
Suresh Vaghjiani, CEO and Co-founder, Tribe Payments
Julian Sawyer, COO, Starling Bank
Meet the exciting new companies set to disrupt the emerging payments industry with their latest technology and fresh ideas.
  • James O’Toole, CEO and Co-founder, ID-Pal
  • Brendan Jones, CCO – Co-founder, Konsentus 
  • Morten Nielsen, CFO & Co-founder, ARYZE
  • Philipp Buschmann, CEO, AAZZUR
Meet the exciting new companies set to disrupt the emerging payments industry with their latest technology and fresh ideas.
  • Steve Wilks, Founding Director & COO, and, Crispin Rogers, CEO & Founding Director, For Good Causes
  • Claire Huddleston, Sales Director, Transactive
  • Suresh Vaghjiani, CEO and Co-founder, Tribe Payments
  • Marcus Kern, Co-Founder & Director, Duesday
16.30CRYSTAL BALL PANEL: How will the FS market landscape evolve in an era of political
turmoil and technology disruption?
Hear from our senior industry experts as they forecast what the future holds for the payments industry and catch their 3
predictions for the year ahead.
David Parker, CEO, Polymath Consulting
Rich Wagner, CEO, Cashplus
Jeremy Nicholds, CEO, Judopay
John Stewart, Global Head of Scouting and Research, NatWest
16.55Chairperson’s Closing Remarks
Andrea Dunlop, Chair, EPA Advisory Board and CEO, Merchant Acquiring, Europe, Paysafe
Tony Craddock, Director General. Emerging Payments Association
17.05DRINKS RECEPTION (Sponsored by Moorwand)

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