TheCityUK National Conference 2023


23 November 2023
10:00 - 15:30 BST
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Join us at our 2023 National Conference, kindly sponsored by PwC, taking place in Manchester on Thursday 23 November.

The conference, also sponsored by Interactive Investor, will cover the significant contribution made by financial and related professional services to economies across the UK and the industry’s role in supporting key issues such as regional growth, levelling up, diversity and inclusion and the transition to net zero.


Time Session
10:00 - 10:05 Chief Executive Officer’s welcome
Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK
10:05 - 10:15 Chair’s welcome
Anne Richards DBE, Board Chair, TheCityUK and Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity International
10:15 - 11:00

Panel session:
Financing the future: How can financial and related professional services act as the engine of growth?

Armoghan Mohammed, Regional Chair for the North, PwC

Richard Wilson, CEO, interactive investor

Further panellists to be announced soon

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 11:55

In Conversation

Sam Booth, CEO of pro-manchester and Deputy TheCityUK Chair in the North West

Rt Hon Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester

11:55 - 12:40

Trust and reputation presentation followed by Q&A

Emma Reynolds, Managing Director for Public Affairs, Policy & Research, TheCityUK

Dr Carol McNaughton Nicholls, Associate Partner, Thinks

14:40 - 12:55 Lunch break
12:55 - 13:55 Keynote speech
Andrew Griffith MP, Economic Secretary to HM Treasury
13:55 - 14:40

Panel session:
How collaboration and innovation will equip people, communities and companies with the skills they need to grow

Susie Holmes, Financial Services Lead Partner in the North, PwC

Lamiece Abdalla, Head of Human Resources, Europe, Vanguard

Further panellists to be announced soon

14:40 - 14:55 Keynote speech
14:55 - 1500 Closing remarks
Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK

The Lowry Hotel, 50 Dearmans Place, Salford, Manchester, M3 5LH

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