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At Worshipful Company of Innholders, London

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 12:30 - 18:00

Join Profile Software’s annual financial service meeting to have a view from the industry experts on the latest trends in the alternative banking and finance market in the UK. This year the event is organised in association with Tusmor.

We are privileged by the presence and contribution of key industry figures who will elaborate during an interactive and informative afternoon on the concerns, challenges and opportunities for new ways of banking.


Chairman:              Lawrence Gosling, Group Editorial Director, Incisive Media

Keynote Speakers: Alison Cottrell, Director, Financial Services, HM Treasury
  Val Smith, Head of Department, Dual Regulated Department, FCA
  Mary Starks, Interim Managing Director and Board Member, PSR
  Cristina Luna-Esteban, Project Director, Personal Current Accounts, CMA
  Jonathon Read, Chairman, Your CU
  Richard Nichols, General Secretary, DotComUnity
  Craig Donaldson, CEO, Metro Bank
  Paul Toon, CEO, Elevate Capital
  Martin Whybrow, CEO, IBS Intelligence
  Fiona Brownsell, Director, Tusmor
  Chris Jolly, Partner, Haygarth Associates
  Dr. Michael Bakouris, COO, PROFILE Software
  Herbert Leonelli, BDM, PROFILE Software, UK Office
The event has 3 sessions with the following structure and esteem speakers :
12:30   Registration and Light lunch


About PROFILE Software; Introducing Chairman: Lawrence Gosling,  Herbert Leonelli

13:10 Session 1 Compete: Addressing regulatory barriers to entry and growth Introductions,  Lawrence Gosling
  13:15 The role of Treasury in legislating for the new regulatory framework, Alison Cottrell
  13:25 Regulatory changes removing barriers for new entrants, 
Val Smith
  13:35 The new Payment Services Regulator opening up UK payments, Mary Starks
  13:45 A competitive retail banking sector - a CMA perspective, Cristina Luna-Esteban
  13:55 Q&A
14:05   Break
14:30 Session 2 Challenge: The emerging alternative banking providers
Introductions: Lawrence Gosling
  14:35 Alternative Banking by Credit Unions, Jonathon Read (watch the video)
  14:45 Alternative Banking Models, Richard Nichols
  14:55 Banking reinvented, Craig Donaldson
  15:05 A next generation crowdfunding platform, Paul Toon
  15:15 Q&A
15:25   Break
15:50 Session 3 Collaborate: The power of collaboration to enable the challengers
Introductions: Lawrence Gosling
  15:55 Banking systems trends, Martin Whybrow
  16:05 Technology trends in alternative banking, Dr. Michael Bakouris
  16:15 Outsourcing trends, Fiona Brownsell (watch the video)
  16:25 The bank of the future, Chris Jolly
  16:35 Q&A
16:45   Conclusions, Herbert Leonelli
17:00   Drinks & Networking reception
18:00   Ends

Registration is now closed. Watch the video from the event here

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