Guildhall , Gresham St, London EC2V 7HH, UK

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Event Date Mon May 20 BST - Tue May 21 BST (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon May 20 3:00am - Tue May 21 12:30pm
Location Guildhall
Gresham St, London EC2V 7HH, UK
Region EMEA

Now in its ninth year, City Week is the premier gathering of the international financial services community. It brings together industry leaders and policy makers from around the globe to consider together the future of global financial markets and London, in particular. It consists of two days of cutting-edge conferences, workshops, social events and networking opportunities, with other satellite events being held later during the week.

This year’s topics include:

• Evolving role of the City of London in the global economy
• The new EU-UK agreement on financial services
• Towards an EU capital markets union
• New priority markets for financial services
• Emerging Financial Hubs in Asia
• Political Risks and Global Trade
• Climate finance and sustainability
• Global Financial Regulation – where next?
• Transforming Culture in Financial Services
• The Evolution of Financial Crime
• Cyber Security and Operational Resilience
• The Future of Europe
• AI, Big Data and Machine Learning
• Skills and job requirements of an industry in transition


2019 Speakers

Luis de Guindos
Vice-President, European Central Bank

Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP
Secretary of State for International Trade, President of the Board of Trade

Nadia Calviño
Minister of Economy and Business, Ministry for Economy and Business of Spain

Agnès Pannier-Runacher
Minister of State for the Economy and Finance, Government of France

Pablo Hernández de Cos
Governor, Banco de España

José Manuel Barroso
Non-Executive Chairman, Goldman Sachs International, Former President of the European Commission

Anthony Belchambers
Chairman, Saxo Capital Markets and NED, Westpac, Europe

Peter Bevan
Global Practice Head, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters LLP

Xianghui Bian
Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Qingdao Municipal Committee, Director General of Organization Department of the CPC Qingdao Municipal Committee

Graeme Biggar
Director General, National Economic Crime Centre

Katharine Braddick
Director General, Financial Services, HM Treasury

Karen Briggs
Partner, Head of Forensic and Financial Crime, KPMG

Maurice Button
Chief Executive, City Week

Bruce Carnegie-Brown
Chairman, Lloyd’s of London

Miles Celic
Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK

Michael Cole-Fontayn
Chairman, CISI

Elizabeth Corley CBE
Senior Advisor, Allianz Global Investors, Chair, Implementation Taskforce for Growing a Culture for Social Impact Investing

Joseph Cuschieri
Chief Executive Officer, Malta Financial Services Authority

Stephen Cox
Deputy Associate Attorney General, US Department of Justice

Anna Edwards
TV news anchor, Bloomberg

Carolyn Fairbairn
Director-General, Confederation of British Industry

Stephanie Flanders
Senior Executive Editor for Economics, Bloomberg News, Head, Bloomberg Economics

Peter Flavel
Chief Executive, Coutts

Katherine Garrett-Cox CBE
Chief Executive Officer, Gulf International Bank UK

Dr Ling Ge
Chief European Representative, Tencent

Sir Roger Gifford
SEB, Chair, UK Green Finance Initiative

Martin Gilbert
Chairman, Aberdeen Standard Investments

John Glen MP
Economic Secretary, Treasury and City Minister

José Manuel González-Páramo
Executive Board Director, BBVA

Nobuhide Hayashi
Senior Advisor, Mizuho Bank

Russell Higginbotham
Regional President EMEA, Swiss Re

Mark Hoban
Chair, International Regulatory Strategy Group

Kyriacos Iordanous
General Manager, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus

Andreas Karaiskos
CEO, Fitch Learning

Cheng Lei
Anchor, China Global Television Network

Jean Lemierre
Chairman of the Board, BNP Paribas

Rachel Lord
Senior Managing Director, Head of EMEA, Blackrock

Steven Maijoor
Chairman, European Securities and Markets Authority

Alison Martin
Group Chief Risk Officer, Zurich Insurance

Beatriz Martín Jiménez
UK Chief Executive, UBS AG London Branch and Global Chief Operating Officer, UBS Investment Bank

Ian Mason
Partner and Head of UK Financial Services Regulation, Gowling WLG

Tracey McDermott CBE
Group Head, Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing, Group Head, Conduct, Financial Crime and Compliance; Standard Chartered

John McFarlane OBE
Chairman, TheCityUK

Catherine McGuinness
Chair, Policy and Resources, City of London

Bernard Mensah
President, EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Tim Morris
Executive Director of Police Services, Interpol

Helena Morrissey DBE
Head of Personal Investing, Legal & General Investment Management

Paul Muthaura
Chief Executive Officer, Kenyan Capital Markets Authority

Kim Newell
Executive Vice President, Client Executive, State Street Corporation

Chris Newlands
Editor, Financial News

Mariana Pereira
Director of Marketing, Darktrace

Danny Pidutti
Chief Product Officer, Nuix

Jan Putnis
Partner and Head of the Financial Regulation Group, Slaughter and May

Brian Quintenz
Commissioner, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Emma Rachmaninov
Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Barnabas Reynolds
Partner, Head of Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Group, Shearman & Sterling

Anne Richards
Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity International

David Schwimmer
Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange Group

Professor Jim Skea CBE
Co-chair of Working Group III, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Dr Andy Sloan
Chair, Guernsey Green Finance

Paul Taylor
Partner and UK Head of Cyber Security, KPMG

Andreas Treichl
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Group Bank AG

Andrew Tsonchev
Director of Technology, Darktrace

Nick Van Benschoten
Principal, Economic Crime Policy, UK Finance

Mike Walters
Partner, Financial Services, KPMG

Jinling Wang
Deputy General Director, Qingdao Municipal Bureau of Local Financial Regulation

Yeming Wang
Business President, Alibaba Cloud EMEA

Natalie Wharton
Founder and Managing Director, Wharton Business Consulting

Stuart Williams
President, ICE Futures Europe

Clare Woodman
Head of EMEA and Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc

Sam Woods
Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation, Bank of England, Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority

Christopher Woolard
Board Member and Executive Director of Strategy and Competition, Financial Conduct Authority

Mark Yeandle
Director, Z/Yen Partners Limited

Linda Yueh
Fellow in Economics, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, Adjunct Professor of Economics, London Business School; Visiting Professor, LSE IDEAS

Chen Wen
Minister and First Staff Member, Embassy of China in the UK

Johnathon Middleton
Digital and Technology Policy Manager, UK Finance

Robert Koopman
Chief Economist & Director of Economic Research, World Trade Organisation

Daniel Maguire
CEO and Executive Director of LCH Group Limited, London Stock Exchange Group

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Partners


• Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry

• FinanceMalta
• Fitch Learning
• Nuix
• Shearman

• Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
• GiB
• Linklaters

• London

• Market Axess

• Debevoise

• Gallagher

• City & Financial Global
• The City of London Corporation
• TheCityUK
• UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT)
• UK Finance
• London & Partners

• The Investor Forum’s

• Bloomberg

• Minerva PR

• Spear’s
• Financial News
• The Fintech Times