Welcome to The Banker’s Day 1 Programme for Sibos 2020


09:00 BST: Time to rethink

The arrival of Covid-19 shook the banking sector and pushed it to adapt and modernise faster than had ever been anticipated. We discuss how the international banking sector will need to adapt after the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Kimberley Long, Asia editor, The Banker
  • Michelle Baxter, financial services executive, North America, Avanade
  • Saurabh Verma, financial services industry lead, Australia and New Zealand, Avanade  

The Banker Masterclass, in association with Avanade



12:30 BST: Digital financial infrastructure for a new decade

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated existing digitalisation trends across the financial services sector. But as market participants contend with this new reality, they must not forget the importance of human interaction and how and where it fits into new digital business models. Finding the correct balance will be vital.

  • James King, Europe editor, The Banker
  • Anders la Cour, chief executive officer, Banking Circle

The Banker Fresh Perspectives, in association with Banking Circle



14:00 BST: View from Sibos Day 1

We talk to leading industry figures about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and actions they are taking to combat risks, as well as how the way we think about correspondent banking is changing.

  • Joy Macknight, managing editor, The Banker
  • Stephanie Wolf, head of global financial institutions, governments and business banking, global transaction services, Bank of America
  • Shahrokh Moinian, EMEA head of wholesale payments, JPMorgan
  • Alexandre Maymat, head of global transaction and payment services, Societe Generale
  • Ed Thurman, MD, global transaction banking, Lloyds Banking Group

The Banker View from Sibos, in association with Bank of America



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