About this event

The New Statesman is proud to present the 'Virtual Fintech Summit'.

In light of the recent global developments around the COVID-19 virus, we have made the decision to bring the New Statesman 'Fintech Summit' directly to you as a virtual event. We have closely followed the advice of the WHO, Governments and health authorities and have at all times prioritised the well-being of our attendees. Current WHO guidance on COVID-19 demands creativity and we’re delighted to offer participants the opportunity to digitally engage with the industry at this critical time.

The New Statesman has partnered with an outstanding virtual platform that will bring to life the conference and change the way we host our event for years to come, with a focus on expanding the level of delegate engagement that our live events have done in the past.

This world-class virtual summit presents the opportunity to showcase your organisation and engage with influential decision-makers. Attendees can share ideas, innovations, initiatives and take part in virtual chats and private 1-2-1 conversations. There will also be the opportunity to engage with presentations on the main stage, and in Q&As with the speakers and sponsors.

Thought leaders and senior figures will virtually present throughout the day to examine current regulations, key trends and developments. Presentations include:

  • Leadership in turbulent times- navigating through a new normal
  • Evolution of Open Banking – where are we now and what is next
  • Pushing the boundaries of science- how the financial industry is benefiting from Artificial Intelligence and robotics
  • CSI Fintech- how does Fintech create cybersecurity innovations and help to combat financial crimes
  • Enhancing customer experience through design whilst delivering financial services
  • RegTech in spotlight: Current trends and opportunities
  • Uncovering a new digital economy: The role of cryptocurrency and its impact on Fintech

The aim of the conference is to enable the attending delegates to find new ways of driving profitability through innovation. We'll be exploring a range of topics, including:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Open Banking
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Disruption
  • Cloud
  • Regtech
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Mobile Banking and Payments
  • Customer Experience
  • Privacy and Security
  • Compliance and Risk
  • Multifactor authentication
  • Big Data
  • Fintech Landscape & Regulation

Why Attend?

Sponsors / Exhibitors
will have an opportunity to …

  • Virtually network with potential clients and partners in the Exhibition Hall and Networking Area
  • Take part in 1-2-1 meetings - face-to-face time virtually with your target audience
  • Promote your brand as an innovator and thought leader
  • Showcase your product to decision-makers and industry leaders, and encourage delegates to use your services
  • Capture data - with the ability to download a transcript of all live chat conversations
will have the opportunity to …

  • Ask questions, receive advice
  • Find innovative Fintech services, solutions and insight
  • Take part in dedicated virtual networking opportunities
  • See the latest technology and innovations
  • Hear thought leaders and senior figures share case studies and insight

Delegates will attend from financial institutions including:

  • Retail and commercial banks
  • Investment banks
  • Internet banks
  • Insurance companies

Delegate titles include:

  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Platform Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Directors/Heads of Innovation
  • Directors/Heads of Payments
  • Director/Heads of Data Analytics


  • Director/Heads of Digital
  • Director/Heads Digital Transformation
  • Director/Heads Customer Experience
  • Director/Heads of Fintech
  • Director/Heads of Data Architecture
  • Director/Heads of IT Infrastructure


  • Director/Compliance/ Risk
  • Director/Heads of Mobile Banking
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Director/Heads of Business Units
  • Director/Heads of Strategy

What to Expect?

In light of the Covid-19 global impact, this is the perfect opportunity for you to connect and meet Senior-level delegates from the Financial Services industry including retail, commercial and investment banks, challenger banks and insurance companies, attend virtual keynotes and panels hosted by industry leaders and communicate with international delegates and speakers.

Simply register, login on the day and get ready to connect and learn. With the right network at your fingertips, learning and connecting have never been so easy.

  • No Travelling – reduce your carbon footprint
  • No Expenses – save on accommodation
  • Save time – tailor your schedule around your business needs
  • Borderless – be a part of a global network

For our Delegates:

  • Your questions answered – exclusive interviews, panel discussions and Q&A with our speakers
  • Skip the business suit – live chat with presenters from your home or office
  • Meet the experts – video and 121 messaging with a global community

For our Sponsors:

  • Extend your brand with a dedicated team to build your personalised virtual booth
  • Know your audience – analytics and reporting on your visitors
  • Press Play – HD Live streaming of your presentation broadcast globally
  • Build Connections with 121 video messaging and live chat

Your booth just the way you want it and more. Take a quick look at all the new functions your Virtual Booth is capable of.

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Janet Adams

Head of Strategic Projects and Performance, SME, TSB Bank

Germain Bahri

Digital Banking Consultant, Fidor AG

David Birch

Author, Advisor and Commentator on Digital Financial Services

David Brear

CEO, 11:FS

Nick Cook

Director of Innovation, FCA

Steve Frook

SVP of Global Sales, Horizn

Ronit Ghose

Global Sector Head for Banks Research, Co-Head of the FinTech Group and Head of MENA Research, Citi

Francis Gross

Senior Advisor, European Central Bank

Alison Harwood

Head of London Branch, Varengold Bank

Sean Hunter

Chief Information Officer, Oaknorth

Ritesh Jain

Technology Leader | Former COO, HSBC | Advisor to HBR, G20 GPFI, CFTE

Tunde Kehinde

Co-Founder, Lidya

Marion King

Payments Director, Natwest

Jason Maude

Chief Technology Advocate, Starling Bank

Maarten Wegdam


Angela Johnson de Wet

Head of Risk across New Technology and Technology Change, Lloyds Banking

Oscar Williams

Editor, NS Tech

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Sponsorship enquiry


For Sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Nadine Placzek - Nadine.Placzek@newstatesman.co.uk

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