TheCityUK National Conference 2020 - Day 2

The sessions from the second day of our National Conference 2020, in partnership with BNP Paribas, are available to view below.

With the conference themed around ‘Recovering, Rebalancing, Revitalising', day two focused on ‘rebalancing’ and how the industry's regional and national footprint can support the wider economic recovery.

Keynote speech:
Andy Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England


Panel session: Rebalancing the UK economy - Policymaker perspectives
Richard Little, TheCityUK City Chair for Leeds and Head of UK Regional Financial Services, KPMG UK
Kevin Hollinrake MP, Co-Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Fair
Business Banking
Bridget Phillipson MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Alison Thewliss MP, SNP Frontbench Treasury Spokesperson


Panel session: Levelling-up – The role of industry in supporting recovery across the UK regions and nations
Andrew Bounds, Enterprise Editor & North of England Correspondent, Financial Times
Baroness Valentine, Director of Place, Business in the Community
Sandra Wallace, TheCityUK City Chair for Birmingham and Partner, DLA Piper
Simon Williams, Executive Director & Co-Head of National Markets, BNP Paribas Real Estate


Panel session: The productivity puzzle – Addressing regional imbalances and meeting the challenge
Anjalika Bardalai, Chief Economist and Head of Research, TheCityUK (Chair)
Daniel Barlow, Managing Partner, UK Regions, Deloitte
Mike Eakins, Chief Investment Officer, Phoenix Group
Yael Selfin, Chief Economist, KPMG