TheCityUK National Conference 2022 Highlights

Chief Executive Officer's welcome

Sandy Begbie CBE, Chief Executive Officer, SFE

TheCityUK Chair’s address

Anne Richards DBE, Board Chair, TheCityUK

Keynote speech

Andrew Griffith MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Panel: ‘Going for growth in the regions and nations: The next steps for levelling up’

Sandy Begbie CBE, Chief Executive Officer, SFE (Chair)

Adrian Gillespie, Chief Executive, Scottish Enterprise

Jason Morris, Regional Market Leader, Scotland, PwC

Emily Shepperd, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Authorisations, Financial Conduct Authority

Martin Towns, Deputy Head of Global Real Estate, M&G

Trust and reputation Presentation by BritainThinks followed by Q&A

Emma Reynolds, Managing Director, Public Affairs, Policy & Research, TheCityUK (Chair)

Carol McNaughton Nicholls, Associate Partner, BritainThinks

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Panel: ‘The growth pipeline: How recruiting, training and supporting a diverse workforce is key to the industry’s future’

Fraser Wilson, Partner, Head of Financial Services, Scotland, PWC (Chair)

Gregg Hutchings, Programme Director, Financial Services Skills Commission

Pav Khela, Member, TheCityUK Next Generation Leadership Council and Chief Service Delivery Officer, Fidelity International

Naomi Puri, Talent Acquisition Manager, NatWest and a member of SFE Young Professionals

Sandra Wallace CBE, TheCityUK Midlands Chair and Managing Director, UK & Europe, DLA Piper

Keynote speech

Anas Sarwar MSP, Leader of the Scottish Labour Party

Panel: 'One year on from COP26: Where next on the road to NetZero'

Chris Hayward, Chair of the Policy Committee, City of London Corporation (Chair)

Eva Cairns, Head of Sustainability Insights and Climate Strategy, abrdn

Mark Eckstein, Executive Director Impact Assessment and Reporting, Scottish National Investment Bank

Richard Lacaille, Executive Vice-President and Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives, State Street

Omar Shaikh, Managing Director, Global Ethical Finance Initiative

Keynote speech

Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland

SFE Chair’s address

John McGuigan, Chair, SFE Board

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