16 October 2014
The Brewery, London

BBA Annual Banking Conference 2014



Registration and refreshments


BBA TV preview


Video address by Rt Hon David Cameron, UK Prime Minister



Anthony Browne, Chief Executive, BBA – download speech here
Daisy McAndrew,
Broadcast Journalist


Future of banking – the political outlook

Cathy Jamieson MP, Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Andrea Leadsom MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury


Panel discussion: Leaders of Industry

  • View from leading business experts on where we are at now in the UK from a business dynamic/perspective
  • What is the role of banks in supporting business growth
  • How does the banking industry need to develop/ evolve to service businesses’ needs
  • How do we remain internationally relevant and competitive

Sherry Coutu, NED, London Stock Exchange Group
Ron Emerson, Non-executive Chair, British Business Bank
Mike Wright, Executive Director, Jaguar Land Rover


Refreshments and networking break


Panel discussion: Global banking and the international outlook

  • Global financial stability outlook – risks and policy priorities
  • The agenda for the next European Commission – implementing Bank Resolution, Asset Quality Review and the Single Supervisory Mechanism
  • The upcoming G20 meeting – TBTF agenda
  • Transatlantic regulatory dialogue
  • Barriers for finance to access Asian markets
  • Sanctions issues

Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, Senior Adviser to the Group Chairman and Group Chief Executive, HSBC
Sir Jon Cunliffe
, Deputy Governor Financial Stability, Bank of England
Colm Kelleher, President, Institutional Securities, Morgan Stanley
Marisa Lago,
 Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development, US Department of the Treasury
Jose Viñals, Financial Counsellor and the Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund


Address from KPMG

Bill Michael, EMA Head of Financial Services, KPMG


The $100 billion question – what impact will recent fines have on the global banking industry?

Roger McCormick, Managing Director of CCP Research Foundation CIC and the Conduct Costs Project; former Visiting Professor at LSE and former partner of Freshfields; author of Legal Risk in the Financial Markets (2nd edn. OUP 2010).


Networking lunch


Building a bank that earns customer trust – a view from RBS

Ross McEwan, Group Chief Executive, RBS


Panel discussion: How digital is revolutionising banking

  • How is digital changing the way that banks serve their customers?
  • How do banks need to react?
  • In light of digital, how do bank branches need to change?
  • What are the threats to banks of outside providers of services such as Google Wallet, Amazon, Paypal, Transferwise?
  • Can banks’ IT systems switch from number crunching to delivering on Big Data?

Julian David, CEO, techUK
Eddie Keal, Industry Leader, Banking & Financial Markets UK & Ireland, IBM
Chris Popple
, Managing Director, Digital, RBS
Anthony Thomson
, Founder and Chairman, Atom Bank


Refreshments and networking break


Panel discussion: Culture, change, conduct and doing the right thing

  • What does ‘good culture’ look like?
  • How do you create the right environment?
  • What role the regulator?
  • What role the new Standards Council?
  • What makes a ‘right’ decision?

Chaired by Sir Nigel Wicks, Chairman, BBA
Lord Birt, Former BBC Director-General and Former Strategy Adviser to Tony Blair
Sir Richard Lambert, Banking Standards Review Council
Rachel Lomax, Non-Executive Director, HSBC and Chair, HSBC Conduct & Values Committee
Steven Maijoor, Chair, European Securities and Markets Authority


Panel discussion: Banks and Regulators in dialogue

  • How regulation is changing across the world and does your regime work?
  • Progression towards harmonisation of international standards – the forward agenda
  • On the corporate side, can we compete in the world market?
  • Are we doing enough to support customers (lending etc)?
  • The risk of de-risking
  • What does ‘enough’ regulation look like?
  • How does regulation support economic growth?
  • Shadow banking

Jeremy Bennett, Chief Executive Officer, Nomura International plc
Sharon Bowles
, Former Chair of the ECON Committee
Adam Farkas, Executive Director, EBA
John Griffith-Jones, Chairman, Financial Conduct Authority
Anthony Browne,
Chief Executive, BBA


Chairmen’s Panel – The future of retail banking in the UK

Lord Blackwell, Chairman, Lloyds Banking Group
Lord Burns, Chairman, Santander
Geoffrey Howe, Chairman, Nationwide
Will Samuel,
Chairman, TSB


Closing remarks from the Chair


Drinks Reception with Guest Speaker

Tim Shipman, Political Editor, The Sunday Times

Please note that the agenda, including timings, is subject to change at this point