National Conference agenda

 

Time Session
08:30 Registration and morning refreshments
Conference exhibitors
09:30 Conference welcome
- Fergus Murphy, Group Customer Value Director, CYBG
09:35 Introduction
- Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK
09:40 Welcome address
- John McFarlane, Chairman, TheCityUK
09:50 Report presentation – 'A vision for a transformed, world-leading industry'
- Mark Hoban, Board Director, TheCityUK
10:05 Panel session and Q&A – 'A vision for a transformed, world-leading industry'
- Mark Hoban, Board Director, TheCityUK (panel chair)
- Anjalika Bardalai, Chief Economist & Head of Research, TheCityUK
- Mike Blackburn OBE, Chair of Greater Manchester LEP
- Andrew Kail, UK Financial Services Leader, PwC
- Leigh Meyer, Managing Director, Citi
11:15 Coffee break and networking
Conference exhibitors
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Chartered Banker Institute
- Chartered Insurance Institute
- CYBG
- Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership
- The Association of International Accountants (AIA) 
- The Law Society of England & Wales
- Welsh Government
11:45 Panel session and Q&A – skills and talent across the UK
- Marcus Scott, Chief Operating Officer, TheCityUK (panel chair)
- Chris Nott, Chair of the Welsh Government Advisory Panel for Financial and Professional Services
- Fiona Devine, Head, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester 
- Peter Pledger, Chief Executive Officer, National Skills Academy
- Chris Hearld, North Region Chairman, KPMG
12:45 Lunch and networking
Conference exhibitors
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Chartered Banker Institute
- Chartered Insurance Institute
- CYBG
- Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership
-The Association of International Accountants (AIA) 
- The Law Society of England & Wales
- Welsh Government
13:35 Presentation
- Deborah Mattinson, Founding Partner, BritainThinks 
14:00 Keynote speech
-Sir Richard Leese, Leader, Manchester City Council and Deputy Mayor for Business and Economy, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
14:15 Question time – financial and related professional services driving the economy of the North
- Richard Gregory OBE, Senior Advisor, CYBG (panel chair)
- Sandra M Wallace, Joint Managing Director, Europe and the Middle East and Country Managing Partner, UK, DLA Piper
- Lord Haskins, Chairman, Humber Local Enterprise Partnership
- Richard Bell, Managing Partner- Head of Regional Markets, Deloitte
- Ed Cox, Director, IPPR North
15:30 Closing remarks