FinTech Connect London

London , United Kingdom

About FinTech Connect London

FinTech Connect is where large teams from major financial institutions go to make informed buying decisions on the latest innovations on the market, and where fintechs come to accelerate dialogues with digital buyers with responsibility across digital transformation, payments, financial security, regtech and blockchain.

The 2019 event is to be held on 3-4 December at ExCeL London and will bring together 6,000+ of the fintech community to share best practice, showcase new products and solutions and shape financial services of the future.


6000 Attendees
200 Exhibitors
300 Speakers
80+ Countries Represented
50 Tech Demos
6 Conferences

Reasons to Attend

•Learn from innovators across the 5 stream conference programme, covering the latest thinking on disruptive ideas from across the fintech ecosystem

•Discover 200+ best-in-class innovative solutions and service providers that are shaping financial services

•Meet trailblazing startups and entrepreneurs who are leading digital transformation 

•Build relationships with potential strategic partners, investors and challenger banks at the cutting edge of fintech

•Network with financial services leaders to share best-practice, collaborate and grow valuable partnerships across the entire sector

•Be the first to hear about breaking business news, product launches and exclusive industry announcements



Scott Abrahams
Senior Vice President Business Development & FinTech, UK and Ireland Mastercard
Janet Adams
Head of Risk and Controls, Head of AI, Business Banking
Ed Adshead-Grant
General Manager & Director of Payments
Iryna Agieieva
Senior Product Manager Payments at
Murali Akella
Head of Banks
Head of Applied Sciences, Business Integration
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Caroline Ambrose
Director, Open Banking Implementation
Søren Rode Andreasen
Chief Digital Officer
Alma Angotti
Managing Director and Co-Head of the Global Investigations & Compliance
Julie Armstrong
Chief Commercial Officer
Chris Aruliah
Head of Banking Relations
De Quincey Bailey
Investigation Officer
Cathy Barrera
Partner and Founding Economist
Matt Bence
Head of Compliance
Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
Shachar Bialick,
CEO & Founder
Dave Birch
Nicki Bisgaard
Anne Boden
CEO and Founder
Matt Bolton
Product Manager
Thomas Borrel
Adam Bouqdib
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Jamie Broadbent
Head of Digital & Innovation
Tim Burton
Director, EMEA
Jacques Caers
Head of Sales - Financial Markets
Niall Cameron
Global Head of Corporate and Institutional Digital
Diana Carrasco
Group Head of Risk, Digital Channels
Megan Caywood
Global Head of Digital Strategy
Head of the Distributed Ledger Technology Center of Excellence Chief Digital Office
Clifford Chau
Business Director
Jacqueline Chilton
Vice President Payments
Susanne Chishti
Wallace Chow
Business Development Director
Paul Clark
Chief Technology Officer
Executive Director - Banking, Payments & Innovation
Paul Cobban
Chief Data and Transformation Officer
Mike Cowen
Head of Digital Payments for the UK, Ireland, Nordics and Baltics
Tony Craddock
Cameron Craig
Deputy General Counsel, Group Head of Data Privacy and Digital
Ben Cukier
Managing Partner
Joan Cuko
Mobile Payments Business Analyst
Michele Curtoni
VP Digital Product Development & DLT
Alessio Damonti
Head of Online & Omnichannel Commerce
Bijna Dasani
Head of Architecture and Innovation
Ben Davey
Richard Davies
Chief Operating Officer
Adam Davis
Head of Delivery
Mariana Aires de Abreu
Head of Compliance and Legal
Charles Delingpole
CEO & Founder
Dean Demellweek
CIB Digital Transformation Leader & Blockchain Evangelist
Thierry Derungs
Chief Digital Officer
Giles Desforges
Chief Revenue Officer
John Detrixhe
Future of Finance Reporter
Eleni Digalaki
Senior Research Analyst
Damien Dion
Director, Business Development Payments & Partnerships
Simon Dix
CEO & Founder
Ivan Dovica
Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
Kosta Du
Chief Business Development Officer
Kristy Duncan
CEO & Founder
Catherine Durkin
Head of UK FinTech and Travel
John Dyer
Senior Account Director


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10:00 am - 10:10 am Chair's Opening Remarks
10:10 am - 10:30 am Beyond the bubble: Where now for blockchain?
10:30 am - 10:50 am The blockchain dilemma; where does the hype end and reality begin?
10:50 am - 11:10 am Implementing DLT in insurance; mitigating risk
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Keynote Panel Discussion: Blockchain in the real world; are we there yet?
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm How blockchain will power the financial infrastructure of the future 
12:20 pm - 12:40 pm Crypto asset protection: how crypto asset holders will never lose their cryptowealth
12:40 pm - 1:00 pm From crowdfunding to ICOs through STOs and back again: democratizing growth investing in the Nordics
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking break and exhibition visit
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Panel Discussion: Public vs private blockchain - what's the future?
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm Breaking borders – managing the heterogeneous global regulatory landscape
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm DLT interoperability challenges for capital markets.
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm Blockchain - what's next?
3:50 pm - 4:10 pm When Disruption Became Positive - Lessons Learnt from a Challenger Bank
4:40 pm - 5:00 pm Driving DLT innovation on an open platform
5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Chair's Closing Remarks


10:00 am - 10:10 am Chair's Opening Remarks
10:10 am - 11:00 am CxO Keynote Panel Discussion: Beyond the gold rush - how to survive the digital assets wild wild west?
10:50 am - 11:10 am Digital assets & disintermediation: Looking behind the rhetoric
11:10 am - 11:30 am Data driven private markets in a distributed world
11:30 am - 11:50 am The business blockchain - the future is now!
11:50 am - 12:10 pm Avoiding black hole strategies - innovating with blockchain at UBS
12:10 pm - 12:40 pm Digital Asset Custody – What makes custody of digital assets so different, and has it been THE barrier to institutional adoption?
12:40 pm - 1:10 pm Panel Discussion: Evaluating a governance structure when joining a blockchain consortium in the banking sector - what's in it for me?
1:10 pm - 2:10 pm Networking break and exhibition visit
2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Supervisory nodes: What role can they play in enterprise blockchain networks and how do they provide economic value to members?
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Alior Bank's durable medium powered by blockchain
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm Bank of England and blockchain: what next for DLT
3:20 pm - 3:40 pm Aligning network stakeholders: a framework for blockchain governance design
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Due diligence and the future of crypto
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm Chair's closing remarks


Dec 3, 2019, 10:00 AM , GMT (UTC +0)
Dec 4, 2019, 4:10 PM , GMT (UTC +0)
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