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The Financial Services Club Season, London, Spring Season 2013

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For those of you interested in the Financial Services Club's agenda, here is our outline for the Winter/Spring Season which was announced at our Christmas Party last night.


15th January 201 

An update on EU financial services
legislation and associated initiatives

David Doyle, EU Policy Advisor on Financial Markets


28th January 2013

Bricks to Bridges: Make Your
Strategy Come Alive

Robin Speculand


11th February 2013

Creating the most innovative bank in
the world

Kröner, CEO, FIDOR Bank


27th February 2013

Putting the customer’s interests

Elliot, CEO, Fairbanking


6th March 2013

Banking beyond 2020

Jacobsohn, Senior Partner, FutureWorld International


12th March 2013

"Is SEPA happening and does it

A panel discussion

  • Jerome
    Traisnel, Slimpay
  • Ruth
    Wandhofer, Head of Market Policy and Strategy, EMEA, Global Transaction
    Services, Citi
  • Simon
    Bailey, Director, Logica
  • Vanessa
    Manning, Head of EMEA Payment Solutions, Transaction Services, International
    Banking, the Royal Bank of Scotland


19th March 2013

"Social media and banking:
risk’s friend or foe?"

Andrew Walker, Chief Innovation Officer,


March 2013 – exact date TBC 

“Finding bank’s moral compass”

Lord Stephen Green, Minister of State for Trade
and Investment and former Chief Executive and Group Chairman of HSBC.


9th April 2013

“The future for Europe and
the Euro: whither Europe?”

Professor Grzegorz Kolodko, former Deputy Prime
Minister, Poland


24th April 2013

“How technology has transformed
credit from past time to real-time”

Errol Damelin, CEO, Wonga 


You can find more details by  downloading our complete agenda 2012-2013, or join the Club!


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