Thu, 23 June 2022
09:30 - 13:00
Online via Zoom
Thu, 23 June 2022
09:30 - 13:00
Online via Zoom
IOB in conjunction with Chartered Accountants Ireland brings you this online conference for professionals in the financial services industry.
This conference will involve keynote addresses and discussions with industry experts to highlight and bring an elevated understanding of key issues impacting financial services professionals today.
Topics and themes covered throughout the morning will include:
Banking Top 10 Ten Trends. Billy O’Connell, Managing Director, Financial Services Lead at Accenture Ireland.
The Growth of Fintech and the changing shape of financial services industry. Joe Heneghan, CEO EUROPE, REVOLUT.
Hybrid Working Audrey O’Mahony, Managing Director, Head of Talent & Organisation, Strategy and Consulting, Accenture
Sustainability Regulation in Financial Services: Current and Future Trends. Aisling McCaffrey, Sustainability and Financial Services Advisory, Grant Thornton Ireland.
Financial Crime Carol Lawton, Head of Financial Crime, AIB.
Changing Customer Expectations in a Digital World. Anthony Wolf, Partner, Head of Financial Services, SIA Partners
ESG investing, implications of new directives, reporting standards, fund, and investor requirements. Deirdre Timmons, Director, PWC
Inflation, Reflation or Stagflation: What is the outlook for the global economy and financial markets? Alan Dunne and Brian Feighan
There are CPD hours available for the following deisgnations
QFA (Savings and Investment) – 1 hour
APA (Savings and Investment) – 1 hour
Registered Stockbroker - 1 hour
Asset Management Professional – 1 hour
Wealth Management Professional – 1 hour
Accredited Funds Professional – 1.5 Hrs
Professional Banker - 3 Hours
Chartered Banker - 3 Hours
Certified Bank Director – 3 Hours
FCI (Compliance) - 1.5 hours
LCI – 1.5 hours
Members will need to be online for the full duration of the conference to be awarded their CPD hours.
Billy O’Connell leads Accenture’s Financial Services business in Ireland and is a member of the Accenture Ireland Leadership Team.
Having graduated from MSISS in Trinity College in 1994, Billy joined Accenture in the UK in 1994, working in the UK and US before joining the UKI Financial Services practice and returning to work in Ireland in 1997.
Since then, he has worked predominantly with Irish banks to lead large-scale transformation programmes and to define, plan and manage complex change challenges to meet strategic business objectives.
Accenture’s specialist Financial Services team works across Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance, to deliver innovative solutions for operational, technology, strategy and risk challenges. They help Financial Services organisations become more innovative, agile and human, to manage disruption and create new value in a rapidly changing world
Joe Heneghan is CEO Europe for Revolut, the global financial super-app. Revolut Europe has more than 12million retail and business customers - including more than 1.5m customers in Ireland.
Meanwhile Revolut Bank, which Joe leads, now offers banking services to consumers in 28 EEA markets. Joe is a member of the European Central Bank’s European Retail Payments Board, as well as being a board member of Financial Services Ireland.
He has 25 years experience in financial services: prior to joining Revolut in 2019, he held senior roles at Ulster Bank, having previously worked at First Active and Permanent TSB.
Revolut was founded in 2015 and now has more than 18million customers globally. It employs 2,700 people from over 100 nationalities on its mission to reinvent how the world does money.
Audrey O’Mahony is a Managing Director who leads the Talent and Organisation practice at Accenture in Ireland, where she has worked for over 15 years.
Audrey has spent most of her career working with clients on large scale workforce transformation programmes, particularly in the financial services sector.
She has also supported a range of Accenture clients on their talent management agendas, from learning and rapid re-skilling, to talent strategy and employee proposition, future workforce planning and culture change.
Aisling has a keen interest in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a particular focus on gender equality, quality education and climate action. Aisling is the co-chair of 100 Women in Finance Next Gen committee and a workstream lead of the FinBiz2030 Irish Taskforce. She is also a co-founder of the ‘Green Team Network’ – a forum for connecting firms across the Irish Funds Industry to encourage collaboration and empower change towards a more sustainable environment. 5.Karoline Keane, Head of Product Development and Management - Mediolanum 6. Billy O'Connell Managing Director, Financial Services Lead - Accenture Ireland.
Carol Lawton is Head of Financial Crime in AIB, previously Head of First Line Anti Money Laundering (2019 to 2021). She is responsible for a Financial Crime CoE in the first line of defence, while also leading the design and implementation of a new operating model for Financial Crime in AIB.
Carol’s diverse career with AIB has spanned a wide range of functions and roles at senior level including operations, digital adoption, programme management, payments, business transformation, retail banking and direct banking. Carol holds a BSc (Management) from Trinity College, Dublin and the Professional Diploma in Financial Advice from University College, Dublin.
Governance (ESG) issues, backed by two Masters qualifications in Investment and Treasury and Sustainable Energy Finance.
She has a deep understanding and knowledge of the risks and opportunities afforded by the sustainability agenda for investors and their investment objectives, for corporates for their capital raising activities linked to sustainability initiatives, and for the non-financial reporting frameworks and regulations linked to sustainability and ESG.
Deirdre is an experienced industry collaborator on policy and regulation in the sustainability and ESG space and has direct experience of managing equity, fixed income and money markets funds.
Brian Feighan is Founder and CEO of LearnAltus, an education technology company and leading provider of financial and executive education solutions. He is the creator of Chartered Accountants Ireland Boot Camp, an online foundation programme in accounting and business which has over 4,500 active students. Brian is also the creator and course director of "Finance for Managers", a suite of financial skills programmes accredited by Chartered Accountants Ireland Executive Education DAC. He has consulted widely with education partners on the design and delivery of education programmes in both the professional and executive education markets. Prior to establishing LearnAltus, Brian held leadership roles in education technology and in the financial services industry. He is a graduate of University College Dublin and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. He is a member of the Thought Leadership Committee at Chartered Accountants Ireland and chairs the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies in Ireland (CCAB-I) working group for promoting the profession.
Alan is the Founder and CEO of Archive Capital, a boutique multi-asset and investment research focused on alternative investment strategies.
Prior to founding Archive Capital, he was Managing Director and a member of the investment committee at Abbey Capital. He started his career as a foreign exchange analyst and trader, working for Bank of America in London, Hong Kong, and Singapore and for BNP Paribas in emerging markets before returning to Dublin to join Allied Irish Capital Management.
He was subsequently Investment Director of Royal Bank of Scotland's wealth management business in Ireland.
He is a CFA Charter holder and holds an MSc Investment Management from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, an MBA from Smurfit Business School, and a BA (Mod) in Economics from Trinity College Dublin.
Anthony has cultivated strong expertise in the Banking & Insurance sector, starting with big Back-office migration and Post Integration Project. He also became a GDPR expert and has developed several digital strategies approaches to support the Banking and Insurance transition, especially with respect to the integration of new regulations, digitalisation and sustainability topics.
In 2017, Anthony launched the first Sia PartnersBank Digital Benchmark with the goal of developing our international expertise on digital maturity around the world using tool testing, data scraping and data science. This expertise helped several major banks to improve their digital offering including Customer Journey, Open Banking, Payment services, Credits allowance, Beyond Banking but also fraud detection. Sia Partners became a reference in digital strategy and then Anthony also developed his expertise by improving digital services for SME, for investment tools & Insurance services.
More recently, he also actively worked on the Sustainable transition for several mayor first movers.
On a group base, Anthony is leading the international Consumer Banking Team.
Martina Kelly is a Director of Funds at IOB having joined the IOB in January 2020. Prior to that she was Head of Markets Policy Division within the Central Bank of Ireland with responsibility for the formulation of policy in relation to investment funds, investment firms, markets and market infrastructure.
Martina has considerable experience in investment funds policy and regulation having led the Central Bank's work in this area for many years. In that capacity she was directly involved with the development of the Irish regulatory regime applicable to funds and fund service providers. Martina represented the Central Bank at the ESMA Investment Management Standing Committee from it's inception until she left the Central Bank in 2019. She also participated in various European Council Working Groups including those related to AIFMD and UCITS and was the Central Bank representative at the Irish IFSC Funds Working Group.
Martina is a non-executive director of Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Ireland) Limited.