Mon, 9 October 2023
08:30 - 12:00
Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4
Mon, 9 October 2023
08:30 - 12:00
Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4
The IOB Future of Finance Summit will bring together senior financial services professionals for a morning of cutting-edge insights and use cases. This very special event will present new perspectives from international experts and industry leaders that will leave you inspired to lead change in your organisation. Join us to discover how trends in AI, customer experience, sustainable finance and AML are impacting the future of financial services.
There is 2 CPD hour available for the following designations:
Accredited Funds Professional
There is 0.5 CPD hour available for the following designations:
RS CPD Member
Retirement Planning Professional
Wealth Management Professional
There is 1 CPD hour available for the following designations:
Peter Hacker is a passionate, internationally sought-after Swiss expert in his field who thinks outside the box. The speaker, entrepreneur and author research the topics of digital change, cyber crime and underwriting. He gives keynotes and lectures from Zurich to Sydney to New York, describing challenges, opportunities and solutions using real examples that drastically influence companies and politics. With more than 250 Keynotes and Board Advisory Sessions globally, Peter is one of the few globally recognised experts with strategic and operational experience and capabilities.
His core expertise comes from mandates for Financial Services (Banks, Insurance Companies, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Payment Processing, Credit Card Companies), Governmental Bodies (Regulators, Ministry of Finance), Technology (Telecom, E-commerce, Software, Mobile), Pharmaceuticals and Critical Infrastructure (Utility, Energy) Entities. Peter presents in English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.
Dimitri Zenghelis is Special Advisor for the Wealth Economy Project, at the Bennett Institute, University of Cambridge, which he previously co-founded and led, and is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. He is Chair of the Responsible Wealth Committee at Capital Generation Partners and is a Senior Associate at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.He was until recently Head of Policy at the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE and Acting Chief Economist for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. Previously, he headed the Stern Review Team at the Office of Climate Change, London, and was a lead author on the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, commissioned by the then Chancellor Gordon Brown. He was also Senior Economic Advisor to Cisco’s long-term innovation group and an Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House.
Before working on climate change, Dimitri was Head of Economic Forecasting at HM Treasury providing regular briefings to the Chancellor Gordon Brown and Prime Minister Tony Blair. He was also Head of the EMU Analysis Branch. This informed and administered an assessment of the Five Economic Tests, reviewing progress of the single currency in the euro area.He advises governments, financial institutions and international organisations (including the UN, World Bank and regional development banks) on macroeconomics, sustainable growth, climate change and innovation. He currently advises the Mayor of London and the UK Committee on Climate Change and was a Coordinating Lead Author for the UN Global Environment Outlook, GEO-6. Dimitri sits on numerous advisory boards including the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme and the Post-Carbon Transition programme at Oxford University.
Mary joined IOB in April 2018 from the Central Bank of Ireland where she was Director of Securities and Markets Supervision. She was previously Ireland's representative at the World Bank and prior to that held the role of Alternate Executive Director representing Ireland with the International Monetary Fund. Mary previously held several director roles with the Central Bank of Ireland, including Director of Financial Operations, Consumer Director and Acting Chief Executive of the Financial Regulator.
Fiona Gallagher is CEO of Wells Fargo International Bank UC (WFBI). WFBI provides support and services to Wells Fargo’s clients in all European Union and European Economic Area countries. WFBI is the only Wells Fargo bank entity outside of the U.S. and is a critical part of Wells Fargo’s European and international operations. Fiona joined WFBI in October 2019.
In January 2021, Fiona was appointed as the first female Chair of the Federation of International Banks, which is part of the Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland. In April 2022 Fiona was appointed as Deputy President of the Institute of Bankers.
Prior to Wells Fargo, she was Deutsche Bank’s Head of Securities Services and Chief Country Officer for Deutsche Bank Ireland. At Deutsche, Fiona was responsible for the strategy and operations of the bank’s Global Securities Services division across 30 markets, as well as the 650 person operations, data and technology site in Ireland.
Fiona joined Deutsche Bank in 2004 and held a number of leadership roles including Head of EMEA Coverage for GTB focused on priority financial institutions, Global Head of Relationship Management and Global Head of Private Placements for Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions covering both corporate and financial clients. She served on the Transaction Banking Executive Committee for Deutsche Bank, as well as the Euroclear and Clearstream Client Advisory Boards. Previously Fiona worked in Debt Capital Markets for both Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital in New York and London.
Fiona graduated from University College Dublin (Ireland) in 1996 with a Bachelor of Civil Law, and in 1998 earned a postgraduate qualification in Business Studies with First Class Honours from the Business School at University College Dublin. In 2022, she completed a diploma in Sustainable Finance, also from University College Dublin. Fiona sits on several industry boards including Financial Services
Arsalan Shahid is the Technology Solutions Lead and Head of Connect Group at CeADAR, Ireland's centre for AI. He works closely with business executives and technical stakeholders from the USA, Europe, and Asia, ensuring seamless collaboration between CeADAR and its industry partners. Under his leadership, CeADAR launched AI NewsHub, a platform for global AI and ML updates. As a CeADAR PI, Arsalan supports startups, SMEs, PSOs, and MNCs in Ireland by advancing their AI and ML R&D. He leads the CeADAR Connect industry placement program, shapes AI/ML training initiatives, provides guidance to data scientists on R&D projects, and promotes the center's technological solutions. Beyond CeADAR Connect, Arsalan is involved with CeADAR's Business Group, where he aids in the formulation of the center's growth strategies.
Arsalan holds a PhD in High-Performance Computing from University College Dublin and an MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology, USA.
Lindsay Peat is a former international rugby player. In 2020, the Irish Examiner newspaper named her ninth in the Top 10 Most Influential Women in Irish sport.
Peat has worked a clerical officer for the Health Service Executive. She has one son, Barra. She is a vocal advocate for gay rights and was an ambassador for the 2019 Union Cup when she revealed that she only came out to her family and friends when she was 30.
Diane Nolan is an experienced strategic advisor to c-level leadership at multiple finance and technology companies. She is Chief Strategy & Sales enabler at an AI Fintech, amongst others.
Diane’s career includes 20+ years at Accenture in EMEA as Managing Director in Financial Services, and an early-stage career at JP Morgan. At Accenture Diane held multiple global leadership roles, including leading the global Capital Markets Management Consulting practice, she was member of the global CM management operating committee and local management board.
She is passionate about driving industry innovation with digital technology. As such Diane has been part of multiple pioneering industry initiatives including the development of the first digital exchange in Europe, on the SDX program advisory board, proven legacy payments and CBDC interoperability with SWIFT, designed the first shared outsourced securities CIB back office and shaped Accenture’s first IT outsourcing deal with India in FS in Europe.
Diane has driven major multi-location strategic transformations leveraging data, analytics and AI ensuring revenue growth and cost reduction. She is a thought leader and speaker at industry events on digital transformation in Financial Services.