Meet the speakers

Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Nick Fahy
Nick Fahy
Cynergy Bank
Nick is CEO of Cynergy Bank. He is a highly experienced financial professional with over 20 years’ experience across the UK, Ireland and Australia. He joined Cynergy from the Westpac Banking Corporation in 2015.
Ulrika Claesson
Ulrika is Head of Open Banking Community for Nordea. She has an extensive experience from the banking industry, specialising in complex corporate customer cases and development initiatives.
Amit Mallick
Amit Mallick
Amit is Global Open Banking and Open API Lead for Accenture. He has 20 years of consulting and technology experience in the financial services industry and strong subject matter expertise in Open Banking, PSD2 and the associated API economy.
Hany C
Hany Choueiri
Aldermore Bank
Hany is Chief Data Officer at Aldermore Bank heading up Advanced Analytics and Data Governance and is responsible for driving the Bank’s data strategy. He has over 25 years of experience.
Jason Maude
Jason Maude
Starling Bank
Jason is Chief Technology Advocate at Starling Bank. He has over a decade of experience in the financial sector, primarily in creating and delivering software. He also hosts Starling’s podcast.
Amnah Ajmal
Amnah Ajmal is Executive Vice President, Market Development, MEA for Mastercard. She is responsible for acceptance, acquiring, merchants, digital partnerships, strategy and M&A for the region.
Sharon Chen
Sharon Chen
Sharon is a founding member of the global FinTech team at EY and lead author of the EY FinTech Adoption Index. She focuses on the European and global FinTech ecosystem.
Richard Sunman
Richard Sunman
Richard is Director of Digital and Consumer Insight for Banking/Partner/Alliances at Experian. He cut his teeth in banking and financial services and payment processing before moving into digital solutions & open data.

Wednesday 23rd June 2021

David McHenry, Silicon Valley Bank
David McHenry
Silicon Valley Bank
David is a banking industry professional with a career focused on public sector, correspondent banking services and payment technologies. He is Head of Global Treasury & Payments Advisory for Silicon Valley Bank.
Tony Craddock
Tony is Director General of the Emerging Payments Association (EPA), which he launched in 2012. The EPA promotes the UK as a global hub for payments innovation and the interests of the EPA’s 150+ members.
Sachin Sureka
Sachin Sureka
Sachin is a Principal with Amazon Web Services Financial Services team based in London, where he guides global financial services customers with transforming their business model using cloud. He brings 15 years of business consultancy experience.
Lynsey H
Lynsey Hunt
Lynsey is Business Lead for Payit, heading up product strategy for NatWest’s innovative open banking payments solution. She has a passion for delivering new innovative propositions to customers and 20 years of experience in FS.
Aruna Bhalla
Aruna Bhalla
Aruna leads TSB’s Partnership Delivery & Customer Experience function, responsible for delivering to customers, partnership led experiences that both delight customers as well as help them achieve their financial needs.
Benedikt Voller
Benedikt is VP Business Clients & Partnerships for Raisin, responsible for bringing the company’s products to a wide range of financial service providers from banks to fintechs. Before joining Raisin in 2019, he spent a number of years as an entrepreneur in Brazil.