A very special panel ‘What’s Next For Blockchain In Financial Services' with the Searching For Mana podcast at 3:30 pm, livestream from Barclays Rise, with Chris Skinner, Marcus Treacher, Simon Taylor and Haydn Jones. If you’re a decision maker or forward thinking tech innovator in the space, join us online by getting your full week all access pass via the 'Tickets' button on top of this page.
Moderator: Stefan Ciecierski (Mana Search)
Board advisor and Human Capital Strategist at Mana Search.
Chris Skinner is known as one of the most influential people in technology. His latest book Doing Digital shares the lessons of doing digital transformation learned through interviews with BBVA, China Merchants Bank, DBS, ING and JPMorgan Chase. He is CEO of the Finanser.com, a research and media firm focused upon FinTech and the future of finance. He is also Chair of Nordic Future Innovation, a Non-Executive Director of the FinTech consultancy firm 11:FS and on the advisory boards of many FinTech and financial firms. Mr. Skinner has been an advisor to the United Nations, the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum, as well as a TEDx speaker.
Marcus Treacher (ClearBank)
Marcus Treacher is a member of the board of Clear bank and the board of RTGS Global. He has over 35 years of experience driving innovation and business growth in the transaction banking and payments industries. He has held several leadership positions at HSBC, Citigroup and Ripple, where he specialised in creating and scaling new business propositions, leveraging technology innovation.
Marcus works with startups, FinTech disruptors and industry groups to pioneer the payments landscape that will power our future digitised world. Most recently, he led the global expansion of blockchain payment network RippleNet from launch to worldwide coverage.
Marcus has also served as a member of the Global Board of SWIFT, and as an independent non-executive director of CHAPS Co, the UK’s RTGS clearing company.
Simon Taylor (11:FS)
Simon Taylor is Co-Founder of 11FS. The UK venture builder famous for Fintech Insider, the #1 global fintech podcast, as well as building challenger banks for Natwest and Standard Chartered. Simon is a judge of the Technation fintech program, and widely recognised as one of the world's leading Fintech subject matter experts.
Prior to co-founding 11:FS Simon was Head of Blockchain R+D at Barclays where he developed innovative financial crime prevention policy for Barclays, and became a trusted advisor to Her Majesty's Government including Her Majesty’s Treasury, the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority.
Simon is a regular commentator for BBC Business News, in addition to regular appearances in Forbes, CNBC and Bloomberg live.
Haydn Jones (PwC)
Haydn Jones, has more than 20 years leadership experience covering technology, data, banking operations, sales, central banking and regulation. Haydn is firstly an #Engineer (M.Eng, 1st Class, FIET) and secondly a #lawyer shaping and leading #blockchain projects. Since 2016, he has been exclusively focused on blockchain and digital currencies. Haydn is a conference speaker, chair, educator and co-author of The Executive Guide to Blockchain.