FinTech Delegation to London


FinTech delegation to London
23 and 24 January 2019

The British-Slovenian Chamber of Commerce is organising, in association with the Slovenian Bank Association, Spirit Slovenia and the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology Business delegation to London on 23-24th January 2019, focused on Digitalisation in Banking/Fintech.

The delegation is dedicated to Slovenian bankers (senior management, and those responsible for digitization and innovation) and companies engaged in digitalization. The purpose of the delegation is to learn about trends and innovations in the field of banking and banking technology.



Wednesday, 23 January 2019

14:30 - 21:00 Level39
(One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, E14 5AB)

15:00 Intro by Amy French
15:30 - 18:15 20 minute pitches and Q&A by Level39 fintech members
15.30 - 15.50 Kannan Rasappan, Founder and CEO at PSD2 Enabler
15.50 - 16.10 Martin Pedersen, CEO at RequirementONE
16.10 - 16.30 Antony Bream, Global Head of Sales at AimBrain
16.30 - 16.50 Haj Muntz, CEO at Analytics Intelligence
16.50 - 17.10 Carl Henrik Thorsen, VP Sales at Clausematch
17.10 - 17.30 Stevan Bajic, CEO at Manigo
17.30 - 17.50 Selim Hasan, Sales Director at Veripark
17.50 - 18.15 Luka Repanšek, Opportunity Networks
18:15 - 19:00 Networking drinks to invite all start-ups to meet with delegation
19:00 - 19:30 Roundtable “The future of banking in light of innovation/digitalisation” moderated by Miha Žerko, President of British-Slovenian Chamber of Commerce, with panellists:
  • Jernej Omahen - Head of European Financials Research, Managing Director and partner at Goldman Sachs,
  • Miloš Stefanovič - managing director at Citibank,
  • Mutaz Qubbaj - CEO at Squirrel,
  • Gregor Kastelic - managing director, Head of Emerging Europe, Corporate Finance & Financial Institutions Advisory at ING Bank N.V.
  • Round table is open for non-members of delegation, but registration is mandatory.
19:30 - 21:00 Networking dinner hosted by the Slovenian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, HE Mr Tadej Rupel
21:30 Networking at Dorsett rooftop bar

Register here
for the Roundtable and Networking dinner


Thursday, 24 January 2019

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and networking
9:00 - 10:30 Programme at E&Y (1 More street London Riverside, SE1 2AF)
  • 2018/19 FinTech trends, UK focussed – Tom Bull (Director, FinTech team) and Alex McLaren (Senior Manager, FinTech team)
  • What UK banks are doing in terms of FinTech collaboration / innovation / challenges – Matthew Kennedy (Senior Manager in our Banking & Capital Markets Sector team with a particular focus on digital, data, FinTech) - Information based on client conversations from most of the major banks in the UK
  • Overview of EY Wavespace / EY innovation efforts
  • Presentation of HSBC’s fintech strategy (tbc)
11:00 - 15:30 Program na Barclay’s Rise (41 Luke Street, London EC2A 4DP)
11:00 - 12:30 Rise & GIO presentation
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch & Networking
13:15 - 14:15 Barclay's UK Ventures and Eagle Labs presentation
14:15 - 15:15 Presentation of white paper on digital transformation in banking, by DLA Piper

For more information please contact Maruša Turnšek (



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