Speakers

Speakers

by fdataros

FDATA's two-day Summit will bring together regulators and policy makers from around the world. Here are our confirmed speakers:

Ashton, Rob
Account Technologies

Rob is the Chief Executive of Account Technologies which has been offering consumers the choice of an overdraft product through a provider other than their bank for the last 6 years. As an early adopter of Open Banking through screen scraping and a relatively unique business model, ATL has been a key participant and contributor to the Open Banking project from inception and was one of the first 10 companies to become an RAISP under PSD2 on 13th January. Rob also sits on the FCA’s PSD2 SLG and is a Director of FDATA Global.

Boms, Steve
Allon Advocacy

Steve Boms is the Executive Director of the Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA) of North America and a Director of FDATA Global. Steve has spent his career focused on complex financial services public policy issues. He worked in the United States Congress on the committee with jurisdiction over banking issues and has led advocacy efforts and public policy teams globally for equity options exchanges, large U.S.-based financial institutions, and leading fintech firms.

As the leader of FDATA North America, Steve is an open banking evangelist who frequently works with policymakers, industry stakeholders, and consumer representatives to ensure that innovation in financial services can thrive safely and securely for the benefit of consumers and small businesses in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. In addition to working directly with FDATA and fintech firms in the North American market, he is a frequent conference panelist and his perspective is solicited by reporters on the fintech and regulatory beats.

Colley, Ed
OBIE

Ed Colley was appointed as Programme Director for the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) in August 2017. In his role as Programme Director, he has responsibility for delivering the implementation of open banking in the UK, which includes the development and delivery of the common technical standards and central infrastructure underpinning the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) open banking initiative.

Mr Colley is recognised in the industry as an experienced Transformation Director, having led £multi-million business and technical change programmes across the globe.  He is Managing Director of Pentice Associates Ltd, which he founded in June 2006, and where he has advised and directed high profile programmes in the retail banking sector for various clients.

He has worked in the financial services sector for over 30 years, including senior roles at both Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest. He holds a MSc in Business Management Systems from the University of Warwick.

Court, Sarah
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

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Garland, Colin
Competition and Markets Authority

Colin Garland is Director of Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis at the CMA. In this role he led the financial analysis and remedy design and implementation programmes in the CMA’s Retail Banking Market Investigation, a central part of which is Open Banking. Prior to joining the CMA in 2014, Colin worked as an economist in the aviation sector and has held various economist roles in the communications and energy regulators in the UK.

Globerson, Daniel
RBS

Daniel joined RBS in 2014.  In March 2017 he was appointed as Head of Open Banking to manage our regulatory commitments within the United Kingdom and across Europe.  These programmes encompass an evolution of technology capabilities and business operating models, relationships with multiple regulatory bodies, and collaboration across the industry in establishing standards, and a transition into the emerging API ecosystem.  Daniel also provides regulatory, competitive, and strategic insight across functions and franchises.

Prior to Open Banking, Daniel drove the formation of Risk Solutions, supporting Risk and Capital technology and large programme management, as well as the technology-wide Application Simplification programme.  He has twenty-six years experience at the crossroads of banking and technology while being associated with some of the worlds leading financial institutions in the United States, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Daniel joined the bank from Barclays Capital, where he led the Enterprise Solutions organisation inclusive of Risk, Finance, Treasury, Capital, Portfolio Management, CVA Trading, and Architecture.  Previous roles have included quantitative portfolio strategy, trading technology, prime services, infrastructure, global risk, and more.

Daniel majored in Business at Skidmore College, has been a featured speaker and author for industry publications, is a mentor and advisor in FinTech, holds industry registrations in areas of trading and operations, is a Six Sigma Black Belt, and a founding member of multiple industry associations.

Gulamhuseinwala, Imran
Open Banking

Mr. Gulamhuseinwala was appointed as Trustee for the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) on 13 April 2017.

In his role as Trustee, he has oversight and responsibility for Open Banking’s development and delivery of the common technical standards underpinning the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) open banking initiative.

He is seconded to Open Banking from Ernst & Young LLP (EY) where he is a London-based partner in its financial services practice. He is also EY’s Global Head of FinTech. He joined EY in 2014.

At EY, he has worked closely with government, regulators and industry bodies to drive the FinTech agenda, leading studies for both UK Trade & Investment and HM Treasury to measure the size and growth of the FinTech sector in the UK and develop a strategy for future growth.

Prior to joining Open Banking, he has been involved with the Entity’s work through its stakeholder working groups and has been active in financial technology as both an investor and a start-up founder.

He has worked in financial services for 18 years and spent eight years investing in the fintech sector. He is the co-founder of CommuterClub, a FinTech 50 start-up which helps commuters to access savings for annual travel season tickets.

He was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for his contribution to the financial services sector.

He has a Masters in Engineering from Cambridge University and is a CFA charter holder.

Gusev, Daniel
Gauss Ventures

Daniel Gusev is a seasoned entrepreneur in financial services innovation space, starting and chairing several successful labs and design-driven project offices in leading banks in CEE, Europe and the UK since 2009. He is a mentor with several accelerators in the UK, Hong Kong and New Zealand, reads lectures for Imperial College London Fintech Program and advises several international start-ups. 

He has also contributed in various founder and executive roles to 3 startups and had experienced the joy of 1 exit. He has also written several reports on Open Banking for several regional fintech associations. Daniel graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in History and did postgraduate studies in Banking with Financial University.

Land, Adam
Competition & Markets Authority

Adam Land is a senior director at the CMA, where he leads the Remedies, Business and Financial analysis professional group. In this capacity, he oversees the development, implementation and enforcement of remedies across the range of the CMA’s activities, including Open Banking. Prior to the formation of the CMA in 2014, Adam worked in a variety of roles in the CMA’s predecessor bodies, as well as at HM Treasury, where he also worked on the Cruickshank review of banking
Mackay, Derek
MSP and Scottish Government Finance Secretary

Derek Mackay was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work in June 2018.

Derek is currently SNP Business Convener (Chairman of the Party), responsible for chairing Conference, the National Executive and the management and administration of the party.

Elected to Renfrewshire Council in 1999 at the age of 21, he was the youngest male councillor in Scotland at the time. He won three successive ward elections to become Leader of Renfrewshire Council in May 2007, taking the SNP from opposition to lead the administration for the first time. He became a national figure in local government leading the SNP group at COSLA (Convention of Scottish Local Authorities) 2009 to 2011.

He served on Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of Renfrewshire Community Health Partnership (2007 to 2011). He was also previously chair of the Paisley Vision Board and Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Steering Group.

Derek has been the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Renfrewshire North and West since 2011, and was previously served as Minister for Transport and Islands and Minister for Local Government and Planning. Derek Mackay was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution in May 2016.

Major, Ian
Runpath

Ian Major is Operations Director, Runpath, an 80 person B2B2C FinTech PaaS provider based in Old St, London. He is also Director of Love Inc. which publishes the digital brands Lovemoney.com, Lovefood.com and LoveExploring.com.

In addition, Ian is a Director of FDATA, an Open Banking Stakeholder Representative and Chair of the “Third Party Stakeholder Group” (TPSG), with a seat on the Implementation Entity Steering Group. Third Party constituents include Digital Comparison Tool providers, Credit Reference Agencies and other industry participants.

McTeague, Karina
Financial Conduct Authority

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Michael, Chris
Open Banking

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Telford, Kevin
ThoughtWorks

Kevin is an innovative, curious award winning business change Strategy Director and Advisor with specialist skills in Smart (Big) Data, Analytics, Intelligence, Digital and Technology solutions.

Currently engaged as an advisor to ThoughtWorks and a number of FS brands creating, designing, building mutual value propositions. Deploying techniques, methods to create the optimal tech, people, smart data solutions enabling fast innovation across multiple brands and new entrants. 

He is the owner of a company with an advisory value proposition for post PSD2, XS2A, GDPR centred on Open (Life) Banking innovation. Building new business models, harnessing the personal data economy for innovation centred on mutual value for customer and brands.

Kevin is a growth advisor, investor to start-ups and co-founder of a new financial well being proposition built on a tech platform, new market place and revolutionary business model to deliver fairer financial services.

In the past he has held senior roles largely centred on data at the heart for many sectors and world leading companies. Kevin is passionate about data and making it useful under the banner of trust, transparency and personal control.

Tonge, Dave
Moneyhub

Dave is the CTO of Moneyhub – a founding member of FDATA,  developing intelligent financial data and payments platform. He is involved in standards work across the OpenID Foundation, IETF, ISO and Open Banking UK – with a particular interest in security profiles and “decoupled” authorisation flows. He is a co-chair of the Financial API Working Group at the OpenID Foundation.

Whittle, James
NewPSO, Payments UK

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